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She is condemned to wear a scarlet letter as a sign of her adultery, and it has a strange and disturbing effect upon those around her — neighbors, husband, lover and child. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove—a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others—who prays for her eyes to turn blue: This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
It is one of the funniest books ever written, a keystone work in American literature… At the heart of Catch resides the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero endlessly inventive in his schemes to save his skin from the horrible chances of war. Catch is a microcosm of the twentieth-century world as it might look to some one dangerously sane — a masterpiece of our time.
The reasons are many: The Autobiography of Malcolm X limns an archetypal journey from ignorance and despair to knowledge and spiritual awakening. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.
This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. We may not know where he lives.
We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares.
Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends.
The world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.Hello, A detailed explanation of the American Literature extra credit assignment has been placed here.
This assignment, if executed correctly, will result in an added test grade of "" to the major work category, or the replacement of students' lowest test score with a "". My lesson plan is a research paper for 11th grade American Literature. After reading The Grapes of Wrath, students will choose a topic of interest to them that is related to the book.
We will then spend about a month completing the paper step by step. A teamtaught, interdisciplinary course which emphasizes American literature, history, art and popular culture, this academically rigorous, cocurricular approach to English and history will combine classic texts with current issues in a student centered, experiential environment.
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organized into grade bands comprised of and The standards define what students should understand and be able to do persuasive texts.
Students will be able to construct college-ready research papers • Purposefully and thoroughly provide instruction in foundational work of American Literature and relate the literary.
American Literature: How I Threw Out the Chronology and Embraced the Themes. March 10, Dana Huff 15 Comments. Many students seem to take this course in 10th or, more commonly, in 11th grade.
My school requires American Studies in Literature for most 11th graders. I have taught an American literature course for a large chunk of my.