Tuesday 9/19- Hawthorne background info, “Minister’s Black Veil” graded discussion and debrief. HW: Print & read “The Devil and Tom Walker” short story.
Wednesday 9/20- Washington Irving Background, discuss “The Devil & Tom Walker” HW: Critically read Poe’s “The Haunted Palace”
Thursday 9/21- Poe background, “The Haunted Palace” discussion, Poe project intro HW: Critically read your short story for tomorrow’s work day. Bring anything you need tomorrow for your work day. You will be able to leave the room to go film as a group if you need to.
Friday 9/22- Work period in class today. Bring laptops and things to use for filming. There will be time for groups to go out and film.
Monday 9/25- Work period for Poe Trailers
Tuesday 9/26- Commentary practice with your Poe short story.
Wednesday 9/27- Poe Movie Trailer Day!
Thursday 9/28- Romanticism culminating Socratic Seminar.
Friday 9/29: Intro to Transcendentalism, Emerson background “Nature” excerpt in class. HW: “Self-Reliance”
Monday 10/2: Discuss Thoreau, “Self-Reliance” HW: Critically read “Civil Disobedience” excerpt for Monday.
Tuesday 10/3: Discuss "Civil Disobedience"
Wednesday 10/4: Intro to Realism
Thursday 10/5: Intro to Twain and Huck Finn
Friday 10/6: Mark Twain webquest in the library.