WEEK SIX: ROMANTICISM

 

MONDAY 

Good Learning Habits

  • Be on Time

  • Don’t Leave Class

  • Textbook Present

  • Phone Absent

  • Head Up

  • Take Notes

  • Ask Questions

  • Read the Assignment—not part of it, some of it, or most of it, but all of it

  • Think about What We Covered in Class as You Read

Overview: Indexed Notes and “The Devil and Tom Walker”

 

TUESDAY

Lecture: Poe

Read: “Fall of the House of Usher”

 

WEDNESDAY

In-Class: Indexed Notes (“Fall of the House of Usher”)

 

THURSDAY

Overview: Indexed Notes

 

FRIDAY

Lecture: Frontier Literature

 

WEEKEND

Double-check your family tree

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Course Orientation

Syllabus

Letter Home

Explore Your Book

Semester Exam Study Guide

Final Exam Study Guide

 

Reading Selections

Douglass and Truth

The Yellow Wall-Paper

Up from Slavery

The Souls of Black Folk

"Booker T. and W.E.B." (Poem)

Gatsby Book Review 

 

Graphic Organizers

Lit Terms

Observation vs. Insight

Annotative Bookmark

My Mythology

Puritan Theology: The Crucible

Indexed Notes

Distilled Notes

Transcendental Translation

Transcendental Scavenger Hunt

"Song of Myself" Translation

Pen Your Own Poem

 

Lectures

Pre-Columbian

Colonialism

Enlightenment

Romanticism

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Scarlet Letter

Division

Realism

Modernism

The Great Gatsby

Modern Poetry

The Harlem Renaissance

Postmodernism

Catcher Video 1

Catcher Video 2

Catcher Video 3

 

Research Handouts

Topics

Timetable

Guidelines

Working Bibliography

Cornell Notes

Working Thesis and Outline

 

Rubrics

Formal Outline

Rough Draft

Peer Review

 

Research Samples

Working Bibliography

Cornell Notes

Formal Outline

Formal Paper

 

Research Resources

The Scarlet Letter (Abridged)

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Department Guidelines (Unabridged)

Unusual Source Cards

A Good Paper Is...

What Is Writing?

Sentence Patterns

Ratiocination

Literary Writer's Checklist

 

 

WORK SAMPLES

My Mythology

Clouds

Dr. Pepper

Indexed Notes

Devil and Tom Walker

Fall of the House of Usher

• Great Gatsby

Annotation

• Outcasts of Poker Flat  

• The Yellow Wall-Paper

Distilled Notes

• Douglas and Truth

Pen Your Own Poem

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3