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LEARN ABOUT MODERNISM ITS IMPACT ON THE SHORT STORY GENRE AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS ... GET AN OVERVIEW OF TECHNIQUES YOU CAN USE TO ANALYZE MODERNIST SHORT FICTION.

    English IVB (AKA English 12)

    % of Activity Points Total

    Discuss 90 7%

    Exam 20 2%

    Explore 10 1%

    Final 100 8% Exam

    Journal 80 6%

    Practice 250 20%

    Quiz 390 31%

    Test 100 8% (CST)

    Test 200 16% (TST)

    Total Points for the Course : 1240 Unit 1: The Romantics

    Lesson 1.1: Introduction to the Romantics

    Activity 1.1.1: Study - Historical and Literary Context (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of the historical and literary context for the reading.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.1.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 1.2: Romantic Poetry

    Activity 1.2.1: Study - Romantic Poetry: Spontaneous Overflow (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn about the characteristics and leading writers of Romantic poetry.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.2.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.2.3: Read - Poems from the Romantic Canon (Documents: Reading Guide)

    Read selections from a variety of Romantic poets.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 1.2.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Readings

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.2.5: Study - The Poet's Toolbox Applied (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Review some of the tools poets use to create meaning and achieve specific effects; apply those tools in order to analyze selections from the readings.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.2.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.2.7: Practice - Analyze a Poem

    (Documents: Practice Assignment, Practice Guide)

    Write a brief analysis of a poem from the readings.

    Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 1.3: Frankenstein and the Gothic Novel

    Activity 1.3.1: Study - Gothic Literature: The Dark Side of Romanticism

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn about Mary Shelley her novel Frankenstein and the genre of literature she helped create.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.3.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.3.3: Read - Excerpts from Frankenstein (Documents: Reading Guide)

    Read selected passages from Frankenstein.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 1.3.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.3.5: Discuss - Your Thoughts on the Reading (Documents: Discussion)

    Share your thoughts on the reading with your classmates.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 15 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.3.6: Study - Writing Workshop: Multiple-Perspective Analysis

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn the basics of writing a literary-analysis paper that examines a work from a variety of perspectives.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.3.7: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 1.4: Skills Workshops

    Activity 1.4.1: Journal - Respond to the Reading (Documents: Journal)

    Share your thoughts about the substance style and impact of the readings.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.4.2: Study - Nonfiction Workshop: Fun with Logic (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn the building blocks of analyzing the logic of an argument.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.4.3: Study - Language Workshop: Bias (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn to recognize bias and to avoid it in your own writing.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.4.4: Study - Functional Document Workshop: Writing a Résumé

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Explore the art of résumé writing.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.4.5: Study - Vocabulary Workshop (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn 10 vocabulary words.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 1.4.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 1.5: The Romantics Wrap-Up

    Activity 1.5.1: Review - Prepare to Take the Test (Documents: Review)

    Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills.

    Duration: 1 hr 30 min

    Activity 1.5.2: Test (CST) - The Romantics Test

    Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 1.5.3: Test (TST) - The Romantics Test

    Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 40 min Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 1.6: Diagnostic

    Activity 1.6.1: Diag - The Romantics

    Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 30 Points Earned: _____ (optional)

    Unit 2: Modernist Fiction: New Perspectives Lesson 2.1: Introduction to Modernist Fiction

    Activity 2.1.1: Study - Historical and Literary Context (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of the historical and literary context for the reading.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.1.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 2.2: Modernist Fiction Part 1

    Activity 2.2.1: Study - Modernism and the Short Story (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn about Modernism its impact on the short story genre and the contributions of writers such as D. H. Lawrence and James Joyce.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.2.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.2.3: Read - The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence (Documents: Reading Guide)

    Read the short story The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 2.2.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.2.5: Discuss - Your Thoughts on the Reading (Documents: Discussion)

    Share your thoughts on the reading with your classmates.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 15 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.2.6: Study - Analyzing Modernist Short Fiction (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of techniques you can use to analyze Modernist short fiction.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.2.7: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 2.3: Modernist Fiction Part 2

    Activity 2.3.1: Study - Big Ideas: Modernist Influences (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn about the scientific economic and social theories that helped shape Modernism.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.3.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.3.3: Read - Araby by James Joyce (Documents: Reading Guide)

    Read James Joyce's Araby.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 2.3.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.3.5: Study - Writing Workshop: Genre Interpretation (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn to write an essay that compares elements of works from different genres.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.3.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.3.7: Practice - Genre Interpretation (Documents: Practice Assignment, Practice Guide)

    Write an essay in which you compare attitudes toward childhood represented in Modernist and Romantic fiction.

    Duration: 1 hr 30 min Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 2.4: Skills Workshops

    Activity 2.4.1: Journal - Respond to the Reading (Documents: Journal)

    Respond to the readings with your thoughts on their substance style and impact.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.4.2: Study - Nonfiction Workshop: Genres of Nonfiction (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Explore the characteristics of different nonfiction genres.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.4.3: Study - Language Workshop: Analogies (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Practice interpreting analogies.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.4.4: Study - Functional Document Workshop: The Cover Letter (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn to write a cover letter.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.4.5: Study - Vocabulary Workshop

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn 10 vocabulary words.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 2.4.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 2.5: Modernist Fiction: New Perspectives Wrap-Up

    Activity 2.5.1: Review - Prepare to Take the Test (Documents: Review)

    Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills.

    Duration: 1 hr 30 min

    Activity 2.5.2: Test (CST) - Modernist Fiction: New Perspectives Test

    Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 2.5.3: Test (TST) - Modernist Fiction: New Perspectives Test

    Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 40 min Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 2.6: Diagnostic

    Activity 2.6.1: Diag - Modernist Fiction: New Perspectives Diagnostic

    Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 30 Points Earned: _____ (optional)

    Unit 3: Colonial Literature Part 1

    Lesson 3.1: Introduction to Colonial Literature

    Activity 3.1.1: Study - Historical and Literary Context (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of the historical and literary context for the reading.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.1.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 3.2: Literature Culture and Politics

    Activity 3.2.1: Study - Literature and Culture in the Colonial Era (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Explore the cultural dynamics of the colonial era and consider the role of language and literature in transmitting culture.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.2.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.2.3: Read - Readings on Africa

    (Documents: Annotated Reading, Reading Guide)

    Read an excerpt from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and then read Chinua Achebe's commentary on that story An Image of Africa: Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 3.2.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.2.5: Study - Politics in Literature (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Explore how literature may be used to communicate political ideas.

    Duration: 35 min

    Activity 3.2.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.2.7: Practice - Political Analysis

    (Documents: Practice Assignment, Practice Guide)

    Write a brief essay analyzing Achebe's argument in An Image of Africa: Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

    Duration: 1 hr Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 3.3: Depicting Culture in Literature

    Activity 3.3.1: Study - Depicting Cultures in Fiction (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Explore issues relating to depictions of culture both native and foreign in literature.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.3.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.3.3: Read - The Management of Grief by Bharati Mukherjee (Documents: Annotated Reading, Reading Guide)

    Read The Management of Grief by Bharati Mukherjee.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 3.3.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.3.5: Discuss - Your Thoughts on the Reading (Documents: Discussion)

    Share your thoughts on the reading with your classmates.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 15 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.3.6: Study - Writing Workshop: Short Fiction (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of the process of writing a work of short fiction that depicts two cultures.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.3.7: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 3.4: Skills Workshops

    Activity 3.4.1: Journal - Respond to the Reading (Documents: Journal)

    Share your thoughts about the substance style and impact of the readings.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.4.2: Study - Nonfiction Workshop: Bias Prejudice and Propaganda

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn the basics of recognizing bias prejudice and propaganda in nonfiction works.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.4.3: Study - Language Workshop: Making Accurate Generalizations

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn how to make accurate and useful generalizations.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.4.4: Study - Functional Document Workshop: The Job Application

    (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Examine the process of filling out a job application.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.4.5: Study - Vocabulary Workshop

(Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn 10 vocabulary words.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 3.4.6: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 3.5: Colonial Literature Part 1 Wrap-Up

    Activity 3.5.1: Review - Prepare to Take the Test (Documents: Review)

    Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills.

    Duration: 1 hr 30 min

    Activity 3.5.2: Test (CST) - Colonial Literature Part 1 Test

    Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 20 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 3.5.3: Test (TST) - Colonial Literature Part 1 Test

    Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit.

    Duration: 40 min Scoring: 50 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 3.6: Diagnostic

    Activity 3.6.1: Diag - Colonial Literature Part 1

    Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses.

    Duration: 30 min Scoring: 30 Points Earned: _____ (optional)

    Unit 4: Colonial Literature Part 2

    Lesson 4.1: Introduction to Colonial Literature Part 2

    Activity 4.1.1: Study - Historical and Literary Context (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Get an overview of the historical and literary context for the reading.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 4.1.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 4.2: Things Fall Apart Part 1

    Activity 4.2.1: Study - Chinua Achebe and Postcolonial Fiction (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn about Chinua Achebe and other important writers from former British colonies. Explore some of the common themes these writers address.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 4.2.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 4.2.3: Read - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Documents: Annotated Reading, Reading Guide)

    Read the first half of Things Fall Apart.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 4.2.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 4.2.5: Discuss - Your Thoughts on the Reading (Documents: Discussion)

    Share your thoughts on the reading with your classmates.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 15 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 4.2.6: Study - Setting and the Postcolonial Novel (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Review the significance of setting. Consider the role of setting in Things Fall Apart and other works of postcolonial fiction.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 4.2.7: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Lesson 4.3: Things Fall Apart Part 2

    Activity 4.3.1: Study - Beliefs Perspectives and Assumptions (Documents: Study Sheet)

    Learn techniques for exploring the beliefs perspectives and assumptions behind works of fiction.

    Duration: 40 min

    Activity 4.3.2: Quiz - Comprehending the Study

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 4.3.3: Read - Things Fall Apart Part 2 (Documents: Annotated Reading, Reading Guide)

    Finish reading Things Fall Apart.

    Duration: 1 hr

    Activity 4.3.4: Quiz - Comprehending the Reading

    Take a quiz to assess your understanding of the material.

    Duration: 20 min Scoring: 10 Points Earned: _____

    Activity 4.3.5: Study - Writing Workshop: The Persuasive Essay (Documents: Study Sheet)

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