Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Review Vocabulary exercises for unit G-6 words Reviewed Background to Romanticism Romantic Art-Hudson River School of Art Description of Assignment- Using BIG RED, review four Romantic writers: Irving, Poe, Cooper, and Hawthorne. Also review the two handouts from class (Cooper and Irving). Be prepared to select your top 3 choices for in-depth study and teaching the class.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Vocabulary Quiz on G-6 Groups formed – select several pieces of literature by your author and read as much as you can by your author. Narrow down selections. You’ll be selecting ONE after you have had a chance to review SEVERAL.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 In your group, select ONE piece of literature by your Romantic author Use Library’s Reference Room to research literature and author. Create a “plan” to teach the class about your selected piece of literature Announce HOMEWORK reading for class to read for Poe and Cooper. Monday, November 19th, 1012 2 Romantic authors (Poe and Cooper) taught to class Announce Tuesday's HOMEWORK reading for class to read for Tuesday for Irving and Hawthorne.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 (half day/shortened class)
Bring a double-spaced copy of your first (of 3) book review on the book you read for American Author Project for peer edit. See other Weebly page for how to write a book review. Announce HOMEWORK reading for class to read (1 or 2 author) Tuesday, November 27, 2012 2 Romantic authors (Irving and Hawthorne) taught to class