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English 3

Classroom: English 3

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The oral tradition; poetry; fiction; drama; non-fiction; the American revolution; short stories; novels; New England renaissance prose and poetry; the Civil War period and slavery; abolitionist voices; frontiers; contemporary literature; developing writing skills; using grammar correctly; proofreading; editing; broadening your vocabulary; speaking and listening; research skills; letters and forms; writing on the job.



The purpose of this course is to provide integrated educational experiences in the language arts strands of reading, writing, listening, viewing, speaking, language, and literature. Course objectives include but are not limited to the following:

l  Using the reading process to construct meaning using technical,            informative, and imaginative texts

l  Using writing processes for various purposes with attention to style and format

l  Using the research process and individual inquiry to locate, analyze, and evaluate information

l  Using effective listening, speaking, and viewing strategies in informal and formal situations

l  Understanding the power of language as it impacts readers, writers, listeners, viewers, and speakers

l  Understanding and analyzing literary texts

l  Responding critically and aesthetically to literature


Lesson Introduction

LessonLesson 1: Literary Analysis-Fiction/Nonfiction (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Declaration of Independence)

LessonLesson 2: Literary Analysis-Fiction (The Great Gatsby)

LessonLesson 3: Literary Analysis-Fiction (The Crucible)

LessonLesson 4: Literary Analysis-Fiction (The Scarlet Letter)

LessonLesson 5: Literary Analysis-Fiction/Nonfiction (The Yellow Wallpaper and Gettysburg Address)

LessonLesson 6: Literary Analysis-Nonfiction (Letter from Birmingham Jail)

LessonLesson 7: Literary Analysis-Fiction/Nonfiction (Annabel Lee, The Raven, and Inaugural Address)

LessonLesson 8: Literary Analysis- Fiction (To Kill a Mocking Bird)

LessonLesson 9: Literary Analysis-Fiction (Young Goodman Brown and Because I Could Not Stop for Death)

LessonLesson 10: Literary Analysis- Fiction (A Rose for Emily and Theme for English B)