Tentative Course Outline First Nine Weeks Literature Unit - Beginnings of American Literature Drama - The Crucible by Arthur Miller (in literature book) Literature Unit – American Romanticism Vocabulary (throughout nine weeks) Journal Writing (throughout nine weeks Research Paper Process (MLA format, plagiarism, etc.) Writing - Descriptive and Narrative Fiction—Outside reading as assigned
Second Nine Weeks Literature Unit – American Renaissance Fiction - The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Outside reading as assigned Vocabulary (throughout nine weeks) Journal Writing (throughout nine weeks) Preparation for TCAP-Writing Assessment Writing - Research Paper (Literary Analysis)
Third Nine Weeks Literature Unit – The Rise of Realism Preparation for TCAP (Writing Assessment) and ACT Fiction – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Outside reading as assigned Journal Writing (throughout nine weeks) Vocabulary (throughout nine weeks) Writing - Creative Writing/Poetry and Persuasion
Fourth Nine Weeks TN state required ACT TEST (all 11th grade students) and EOC test prep Literature Unit – The Moderns Novel- Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry Literature Unit – Contemporary Literature Vocabulary (throughout nine weeks) Journal Writing (throughout nine weeks)
Remember, this syllabus is subject to change at the teacher’s discretion.
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