American Literature Calendar

  • 01
    01.March.Friday

    All day
    2019.03.01

    students in 2nd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 20:06

    students in 3rd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 37:27

    –Homework–USA test prep and make sure your notes for Winter Dreams character development and up to the stopping point of the movie are detailed

     

  • 04
    04.March.Monday

    All day
    2019.03.04

    students in 3rd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby  and took notes focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 1:26:33

    –Homework–USA test prep

  • 06
    06.March.Wednesday

    All day
    2019.03.06

    students are to complete the Gatsby video and using curriculumpathways.com to complete the character analysis and then upload the final draft to turnitin.com by Sunday 11:59 pm.

    Write a character anaylsis essay (which focuses on the development and decline of the characters Dexter and Gatsby) where you compare and contrast the development of the two main characters from the film and the short story. MLA formatting and citations are MANDATORY. You should be 10% or less listed for plagiarism by turnitin.com standards. MAKE SURE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY TO THE REVISION CYCLE FIRST!!!  DON’T SUMBIT TO THE FINAL PORTION UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO COMPLETELY FINALIZE —THIS IS THE ONLY VERSION I WILL GRADE

    IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, E-MAIL ME!!

    –Homework–USA test prep and complete the essay.

  • 11
    11.March.Monday

    All day
    2019.03.11-2019.03.12

    Students took notes over Southern Gothic literature.  Students read the background for Flannery O’Connor and read/analyzed “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” focusing on elements of southern Gothic, grotesque, characterization, character development, and irony

    –Homework–USA test prep and write a one page (minimum) narrative response from the point where the mother was dropped off to where Shiftlet goes to Mobile.

  • 13
    13.March.Wednesday

    All day
    2019.03.13-2019.03.14

    Students read and analyzed “A Good Man is Hard to Find” focusing on elements of southern gothic, character trope inversion, irony and the grotesque (see handouts for the story)

    –Homework–USA test prep and write an alternate ending to the story