American Literature Calendar

< 2019 >
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  • Fireside Poets
    All day
    2019.12.03

    Students took notes over the Fireside poets and analyzed Bryant’s poem using TPCASTT

    –Homework–USA test prep, TPCASTT for Longfellow, and complete work on Romanticism book project

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  • Holmes and Whitman
    All day
    2019.12.05

    Students completed TPCASTT over the poems “Old Ironsides” and “I Hear America Singing”–students wrote their own version of Whitman’s poem

    –Homework–USA test prep and COMPLETE the Romanticism book project

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  • Emerson
    All day
    2019.12.06

    Students read, analyzed, and took notes over Emerson’s “Nature” and “Self-Reliance” focusing on identifying elements of Transcendentalism, author’s purpose, imagery, symbolism, and elements of argument

    –Homework–Complete unfinished work from above and USA test prep

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  • Timed Write
    All day
    2019.12.10

    Students took a timed-write over argument and Emerson

    –Homework–Study for final exam

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  • Thoreau
    All day
    2019.12.12

    Students read, discussed, analyzed and took notes over Thoreau’s “Walden” focusing on tone, elements of Transcendentalism, hyperbole, and metaphor and how Thoreau compares to Emerson—students also wrote their own version of an extended metaphor based on Thoreau as a ticket out the door

    –Homework–study for final exam

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  • Thoreau
    All day
    2019.12.13

    students read and took notes over “Civil Disobedience” focusing on persuasion, Transcendentalism, and tone—students began working on their own version of Civil Disobedience following the writing style and 3 paragraphs with a similar contradictory statement as Thoreau’s

    –Homework–complete the Civil Disobedience re-write and study for the final exam

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