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    British Literature II English 2323
    Dr. Nichols
    Spring 2021
    Weekly Schedules
    Subject to Revisions as Needed
     
    Sixth Six Weeks
     
    Week Four: May 3 to 7
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: Continue Pride and Prejudice
       Tuesday: STAAR schedule
       Wednesday: STAAR schedule
       Thursday: Complete Pride and Prejudice
       Friday: Prepare for semester exam  
     
     
     
    Week Two: April 19 to 23
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
    Monday: ~1984 essay due
                   ~Introduction to Jane Austen: bio, development of novel
    Tuesday--Friday: Pride and Prejudice movie and writing responses
     
     
    Week One: April 12 to 16
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: John Keats: "Bright Star" 
        Tuesday: 1984 Research paper
         Wednesday: College vocabulary test 4,5,6 & 7
         Thursday-Friday: 1984 research paper 
     
     
     
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    Fifth Six Weeks
    Week Six: April 5 to 9
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~College Vocabulary 7 due with quiz
                       ~ Continue Romanticism: Wordsworth "Lines Composed on 
                           Westminster Bridge"
       Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Wordsworth: "The World is Too Much With Us" 
       Wednesday: ~1984 Test
       Thursday:   AM STAAR test schedule
                        PM ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                         ~ John Keats: "Bright Star" 
       Friday: Writing workshop: 1984 research paper 
     
     
     
     
    Week Five: March 29 to April 2
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~Vocabulary 6 due with quiz
                     ~Vocabulary 7 assigned; due Monday April 5 with quiz 
                       ~Wordsworth's new definition of Poetry
                      ~ Wordsworth: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" 
       Tuesday: ~Wordsworth: "Lines Composed Upon Westminster Bridge" 
                                                "The World is Too Much With Us"
       Wednesday: Finish 1984/Review academic articles
                              I will set a 1984 test date for next week. 
       Thursday-Friday: no classes 
     
     
     
    Week Four: March 222 to 26
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

      Monday: ~ College Vocabulary 6 assigned; due Monday March 29 with quiz
                     ~ Writing Workshop: work on 1984 research paper
      Tuesday: ~ STAAR Benchmark schedule
      Wednesday: ~1984 reading due with quiz
      Thursday: ~ Complete/Review English Neo-Classical period
                        ~ Begin British Romanticism: overview handout and
                           guiding questions.
      Friday: ~ William Blake: "London"  
                         
     
     
     
    Week Three: March 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

       Monday: ~ College Vocabulary 5 due with quiz
                      ~ ~Alexander Pope: Neoclassical ideals
                       ~Excerpt "Essay on Man"; excerpt from "Epistle to
                         Dr. Arbuthnot"
       Tuesday: ~ Warm up: writing mechanics
                       ~Complete A Pope. 
       Wednesday: ~1984 reading due with quiz
       Thursday: ~ Writing workshop: 1984 research paper
       Friday: ~Early release; test/quiz make-ups
     
     
     
    Week Two: March 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e

        Monday: ~College Vocabulary 4 due with quiz 
                       ~College Vocabulary 5 assigned; due Monday
                          March 8 with quiz
                        ~Addison/Steel: The Periodic Essay: style and
                             purpose; "The Beau's Head" assigned.
         Tuesday: ~Update/comments on 1984 essay
                         ~"The Beau's Head" analysis
         Wednesday: SAT test day schedule
         Thursday: 1984 reading due with quiz
         Friday: ~Alexander Pope: Neoclassical ideals
                       ~Excerpt "Essay on Man"; excerpt from "Epistle to
                       Dr. Arbuthnot"  
     
     
     

    Week One: February 22 to 26
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;
    Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature novel a,b,c ;
    Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
           Monday: ~1984 Vocabulary 2 due with Quiz
                         ~College Vocabulary 4 assigned; due Monday
                           March 1 with quiz. 
                          ~Continue/complete Swift's "A Modest Proposal" 
          Tuesday: ~Reading quiz over Swift's "AMP"
           Wednesday: 1984 reading due with quiz.
                             ~1984 essay discussion
                           ~Reading assigned: Orwell's "Politics and the English
                             Language"                            

           Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~Discuss Orwell's thesis and argument in "Politics" 
           Friday: ~Addison & Steele & the periodic essay.  "The Beau's Head"
                          reading assigned for Monday March 1
                        
                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                           
     
     
     
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    Fourth Six Weeks
     
    Week Six: Feb 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature epic poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
         Monday: Test Paradise Lost
         Tuesday: ~1984 Vocabulary 1 due with quiz
                        ~1984 Vocabulary 2 assigned;
                             due Tuesday Feb 16 with quiz
         Wednesday: ~Warm up: editing/revising
                            ~1984 Part I, chpts 1-3 reading due with quiz
         Thursday: ~Warm up: editing/revising
                         ~"A Modest Proposal" reading and questions due
                                -the "Penal Laws"; the Projector's method; 
                                 the author's purpose. 
         Friday: ~warm up: editing/revising
                     ~Complete Swift & "A Modest Proposal" 
     
     
     
    Week Five: Feb 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
    response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature epic poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday:   ~Warm up: editing & revising
                          ~Introduction to 18th Century 
                          Major political/social events/literary movements
                              -reading handouts/guiding questions assigned
        Tuesday: ~Test Vocabularies 1-3 
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: editing & revising
                            Complete Introduction to 18th Century
                           ~The Age of Satire: purpose, figures, techniques
                                 assignment: "A Modest Proposal" due Monday Feb 8
        Thursday: ~Begin 1984 novel unit: book check-out/schedule/
                          guiding questions. Historical context
        Friday: ~ Test: Paradise Lost 
     
      
     
    Week Four: January 25 to 29
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
            Multiple genres 7 British literature epic poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: ~Vocabulary 3 due with quiz
                      ~Assignment: Test over Vocabularies 1-3
                           Tuesday Feb 2 
                       ~Continue Book IX Paradise Lost
                              ~Satan seduces an unknowing Eve--how? 
         Tuesday; ~Warm up: Writing mechanics
                        ~Continue Paradise Lost:
                               ~Eve Seduces a knowing Adam--how? 
          Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                             ~Adam and Eve: their first BIG fight; their
                               estrangement, and the conclusion of Bk IX
          Thursday: Review for Paradise Lost quiz Bk IX
          Friday: Quiz over Paradise Lost, Book IX 
     
     
     
    Week Three: Jan 18 to 22
    teks  vocabulary 1 a-e; poetry/epic reading comprehension 3; culture/history 8
        Monday: no classes
        Tuesday: ~Vocabulary 2 due with quiz
                       ~Vocabulary 3 assigned; due Monday Jan 25 
                           with quiz
       Wed-Friday: Continue Paradise Lost Bk 9
              ~we will stop and quiz when we have

              covered 1/2 of Bk 9

                    
                        
     
     
     
    Week two: Monday Jan 11 to 15
     teks  vocabulary 1 a-e; poetry/epic reading comprehension 3; culture/history 8
        Monday: ~Vocabulary 1 due with quiz
                      ~Vocabulary 2 assigned; due Tuesday
                        January 19 with quiz
                       ~Continue Book I Paradise Lost
        Tuesday:  ~Complete Book I Paradise Lost
        Wednesday:   Quiz Book I Paradise Lost/epic
       Thursday--Friday: Book IX Paradise Lost  
                         
     
     

    Week One: Jan 4 to 8
     
    teks  vocabulary 1 a-e; poetry/epic reading comprehension 3; culture/history 8
     
       Monday: No classes
         Tuesday: ~review syllabus/reading schedule
                        ~Seating chart
                        ~College vocabulary 1 assigned; due Monday 11 with quiz
         Tuesday: Begin John Milton & Paradise Lost
                            bio/historical setting and events/
         Wednesday: ~Continue Milton: conventions of the classical epic:
                                Milton's style
          Thursday: ~Continue Milton: Begin Book I PL
          Friday: Continue Milton, Book I PL