***AGENDA*** 1st Trimester

Contemporary Literature—Fall 2013 (60 days)

 

Week

Dates

Material Covered

 

 

1

 

 

September 3-6

3—Welcome; introductions; syllabus;

4—(QPD) Discuss the 50’s and 60’s and Coming of Age

5—Girl, Interrupted film

6— Finish Girl, Interrupted film; discuss issues found in film (character analysis discussion and BPD)

 

 

2

 

 

September 9-13

9— The Catcher in the Rye Chpts. 1-3 due; discussion

10—Catcher 4-6 due; discussion

11—Catcher 7-9 due; discussion

12—Catcher Reading Day!

13—Catcher 10-12 due; discussion

 

 

3

 

 

September 16-20

16—Catcher 13-16 due; Quiz 1-16

17— Catcher 17-19 due; discussion

18—(QPD) Catcher 20-22 due; discussion

19—Catcher 23-24 due; discuss charts

20—Catcher 25-26 due; final discussion

 

 

4

 

 

September 23-27

23—Catcher test!

24—Introduce The Odessa File

25—Out of the Ashes film

26—Odessa Ch. 1 due; Out of the Ashes

27—Odessa Ch. 2 due

 

 

5

 

 

Sept. 30-October 4

30—Odessa Ch. 3 due;

1— Odessa Ch. 4-5 due; discussion

2—(QPD) Odessa Ch. 6 due; Quiz 1-6

3— Odessa Reading Day!

4—Odessa 7-8 due; discussion

 

 

6

 

 

October 7-11

7—Odessa 9-11 due; discussion

8— Odessa 12-13 due; discussion

9—Odessa 14-15 due; Quiz 1-15

10—Odessa Reading Day!

11—Odessa 16-18 due; discussion

 

 

7

 

 

October 14-18

14— Odessa final discussion; review for test 15—The Odessa File test

16—(QPD) “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut

17—Intro Brave New World

18—(1/2 day) BNW Ch. 1 due; discussion

 

 

8

 

 

October 21-25

21—BNW Ch. 2 due; discussion

22—BNW Ch. 3 due

23—(QPD) BNW 4-5 due

24—BNW Ch. 6-7 due; Quiz 1-7

25—Ch. 8 due; discuss quiz; reading day!

 

 

9

 

 

October 28-November 1

28—BNW 9-10 due; discussion

29—BNW 11-13 due; discussion

30—BNW 14-15 due; Quiz 9-15

31— BNW 16 due; discuss quiz

1—BNW 17-18 due; discussion

 

 

10

 

 

November 4-8

4—BNW test!

5—Extra Credit due; The Island

6—(QPD) The Island

7—Finish The Island

8—Introduce short stories; Essential questions, etc.

 

 

11

 

 

November 11-15

11—“The Chaser” and “Appointment with Love”

12—“Home Soil”

13—(QPD) “A Rose for Emily” read in class

14—“A Rose for Emily” class work

15—“A Worn Path” read, questions, and discuss

 

 

12

 

 

November 18-22

18—“A Jury of Her Peers” read in class

19— “A Jury of Her Peers” class activity/discussion

20—Begin essay work

21—Zero and 1st hour exams; essay due @ end of hour

22— (1/2 day) 2nd and 3rd hour exams

 

 

13

 

 

November 25-29

25— (1/2 day) 4th and 5th hour exams

26—2nd term begins (delayed ½ day-start 11:50)

27— (1/2 day)

28-29— No School—Thanksgiving Break! (1/2 day)

 

 

 

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