UMHS English IV
1.0 Carnegie Unit
Instructor: Amanda L. Witt
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Twelfth Grade Language Arts is designed to incorporate grammar, reading, writing, listening, and viewing into the study of literature and language usage. Areas to be emphasized are basic research, skills in critical thinking, oral and written communication, grammar and mechanics through various writing experiences and reading various literary forms and styles.
Student's response should show progression from concrete to abstract thinking. This curriculum is designed to promote an appreciation of language and literature.
Glencoe Literature; British Literature. 2002 by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
Any type of dictionary. You will need to look up words you do not know.
It is the student's responsibility to order his or her textbook. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.
You must make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus.
|Syllabus||Syllabus, syllabus self check, and personal information||Self checks|
|1||Medieval Literature||Grammar 1, Beowulf, "The Seafarer," the Ecclesiastical History of the English People, Ballads, Chaucer, Sir Gawain, Everyman, Resumes||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|1||Exam 1||Proctored exam covering Unit 1||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|2||The English Renaissance||Grammar 2, Sonnets, Shakespeare, Metaphysical Poets, Ben Johnson, Puritans, Personal Statements||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|2||Exam 2||Proctored exam covering Unit 2||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|3||The Restoration and the 18th century||Grammar 3, Dryden, Swift, Pope, Addison & Steele, Pepys, Defoe, Gray, Samuel Johnson, Boswell||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|3||Exam 3||Proctored exam covering Unit 3||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|4||The Romantic Period||Grammar 4, Blake, Burns, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Keats||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|4||Exam 4||Proctored exam covering Unit 4||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|Paper||Research paper||Submit topic, thesis, bibliography, citations, final draft, final paper|
|5||The Victorian Age||Grammar 5, Tennyson, Barrett Browning, Browning, Arnold, the Rosettis, Hardy, Kipling||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|5||Exam 5||Proctored exam covering Unit 5||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|6||The Twentieth Century, Part I||Grammar 6, Shaw, Poetry of the Great War, Conrad, Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Joyce, Eliot, Wolff, Mansfield||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|6||Exam 6||Proctored exam covering Unit 6||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
|7||The Twentieth Century, Part II||Auden, World War II Poets, Dylan Thomas, Lessing, Gordimer, Achebe, Walcott, Naipul, Soyinka, Heaney and Hughes||Self checks, evaluations, journal entries, writing assignments|
|7||Exam 7||Proctored exam covering of Unit 7||To be scheduled and completed before continuing|
93 - 100% = A
The grading format is as follows:
Grammar Self Checks 1%