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ENGLISH III A

 

English III A

Grade Level: 11
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Required

This course covers early American literature and its relationship to American history. Writing focuses on narrative and expository essays. One speech is required. Second semester the course covers later periods of American literature and demonstrates the influence of history on literature. Novels are included. Writing focuses on narrative/persuasive and literary analysis essays. One poetry recitation is required. Grammar, usage and mechanics are reviewed in preparation for the Prairie State/ACT Exam.


1st Semester

2nd Semester

  Collection 6: Up From Slavery
Collection 7: The Ravages of War
Collection 9: Regionalism and Local Color
Collection 10: Realism and Naturalism
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Great Gatsby
Of Mice and Men
Collection 13: The Harlem Renaissance
Various Collections: Modern Short Story
Poetry Recitation


 

1st Semester Resources & Materials

Collection 1: Native American Voices

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146767/bbchs-native-americancolonial


 

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Collection 2: Voyages and Visions

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146767/bbchs-native-americancolonial


 

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Collection 3: Forging a New Nation

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146775/bbchs-revolutionary

http://www.history.org/almanack/life/politics/giveme.cfm

http://www.poorrichards.net/benjamin-franklin



 

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Collection 4: The Transforming Imagination

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146781/bbchs-romanticism

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXU3RfB7308

http://classiclit.about.com/od/devilandtomwalker/a/aa_deviltomwalker.htm 

http://www.eldritchpress.org/nh/mbv.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXU3RfB7308

http://classiclit.about.com/od/devilandtomwalker/a/aa_deviltomwalker.htm

http://www.eldritchpress.org/nh/mbv.html


 

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Collection 5: The Realms of Darkness

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146784/bbchs-gothic-fiction


 

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Collection 8: Whitman and Dickinson--American Masters

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146792/bbchs-whitman


 

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The Crucible

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146770/bbchs-crucible

http://www.scribd.com/doc/21067412/The-Crucible-Text

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/crucible

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/salem/


 

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Grammar


 

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Persuasive or Process Speech





2nd Semester Resources & Materials

Collection 6: Up From Slavery

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146788/bbchs-spirituals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP5EfwBWgg0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBOP8t2hlFQ&feature=fvst

http://www.womenwriters.net/domesticgoddess/truth.htm


 

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Collection 7: The Ravages of War

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146789/bbchs-civil-war

http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/gettysburg.htm

http://www.fullbooks.com/An-Occurrence-At-Owl-Creek-Bridge.html

http://poetry.about.com/library/weekly/blscranewar.htm


 

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Collection 9: Regionalism and Local Color

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146794/bbchs-regionalism

http://www.jacklondons.net/buildafire.html

http://www.vcu.edu/engweb/webtexts/hour/

http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/1101/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euuCiSY0qYs


 

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Collection 10: Realism and Naturalism


 

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146776/bbchs-huck-chapters-1-16

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146780/bbchs-huck-chapters-17-29

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146782/bbchs-huck-chapters-30-43

http://www.loudlit.org/works/hfinn.htm

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/huckfinn/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sBQg4fZ-ho


 

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The Great Gatsby

http://www.scribd.com/doc/22354458/The-Great-Gatsby-Full-Text-by-F-Scott-Fitzgerald

http://www.youtube.com/watchv=0VhYMdnAsyM     

www.sparknotes.com/lit/gatsby/ 

 

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Of Mice and Men

http://dynamo.dictionary.com/146832/bbchs-of-mice-and-men

http://staff.oswego.org/ephaneuf/web/ENG_9R/Steinbeck,%20John%20-%20Of%20Mice%20and%20Men.pdf 

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/micemen 

http://www.hulu.com/watch/35498/saturday-night-live-george-and-lenny



Collection 13: The Harlem Renaissance


 

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Various Collections: Modern Short Story


 

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Poetry Recitation



 

 

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