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English IV Curriculum Map

British/World Literature

Theresa Smith

 

Quarter I

 

Anglo-Saxon Literature

   Elements of Anglo-Saxon Literature

   Characteristics of Epic Poem

   Characteristics of Epic Hero

   Beowulf

   Kennings, Caesura, Alliteration, Connotation/Denotation of words

Senior Memory Book – “Where I’m From” Poem

Canterbury Tales -The Pardoner’s Tale and/or Wife of Bath’s Tale

    Frame story

    Elements: Themes:  varice, Pride Honesty, Nobility

    Senior Memory Book My Favorite Things/Prized Possessions

 Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18

    Akala TED Talk

    Poetic Devices & Analysis

 Marlowe and Raleigh “The Passionate Shepherd” & “The Nymph’s Reply to     

    the Shepherd”

 

Novel Study – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Quarter II

 

Rhetoric and Rhetorical Appeals

   Strategies, purpose, Aristotle’s three Rhetorical Appeals

A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift

Victorian Society Research

The Yellow Wallpaper  - Charlotte Perkins

Philosophical Chairs

Literary Analysis Essay

Speeches

   Reverend Cram to the Iroquois Nation

   Seneca Chief Red Jacket to Reverend Cram and the White Missionaries

Senior Memory Book:  My Bucket List, Someone I Admire

Philosophical Influences Excerpts

    Candide – Voltaire

     Journal of the Plague Year – Defoe

Etymologies and Dictionary

      English Language

      New words in the last 10 years

Senior Memory Book:  Personal Metaphors, Thank you to a Special 

      Teacher, What’s Going on in My World

Novel Study – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Mary Reilly – (Edited) Film adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Semester Test

 

Quarter III

 

Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet

   Analysis of Acts I-III

   Character Analysis

   Philosophical Chairs

Senior Memory Book: Table of Contents, Title Page

 

Quarter IV

 

Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet

   Analysis of Acts IV-V

   Character Analysis

   Philosophical Chairs

Senior Memory Book: Final Reflections

Semester Test

 

*Vocabulary, Grammar, Usage and Mechanics taught within the context of content presented and assignments

 

**CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, BE OMITTED, OR EXTENDED DUE TO UNEXPECTED SCHOOL OR CLASS EVENTS.