American Literature 2013/14
(American Lit 2013/14)

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Class Meets Live on: Mondays 1pm Pacific Time (3pm Central Time) in Classroom 1

Age range: High School 9-12th Grade

Start Date:September 2, 2013

Course Description: Through this course, we will learn about Modernism and Post-Modernism culture through a number of influential texts in American Literature. Students will learn literary terminology through a study of reading selections that coincide with Modern and Post-Modern American literary periods. We will be working with a variety of reading, writing and grammatical skills which will be important in being successful for future English courses, as well as for use in everyday life. Writing assignments will allow students to develop and improve their writing skills using the MLA format. They will also develop and improve their grammar skills through assigned exercises and activities.

Books We Will Be Reading: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck A Lesson Before Dying by Earnest Gaines The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton The Help by Kathryn Stockett The Road by Cormac McCarthy Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

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