World/Contemporary Literature Senior English Courses
In both World Literature and Contemporary Literature, we will study literature from other cultures and different times. World Literature will have a heavy emphasis on culture and appreciation of other cultures. Contemporary Literature will emphasize literature after World War II and how human condition was expressed in writing that previously had not.
Things We Will Read
We will use thetextbook and also read novels. Some of the novels include Beowulf, 600 Hours of Edward, All the Light We Cannot See, The Kite Runner, Fools Crow, The Round House and more! Many of the selections we will read will be small parts of excerpts from larger novels.
We will write various essays this year. We will write informative essays (about novels), argumentative essay, and a research paper. This is your final year of English, so we will fine tune some of your writing and grammar skills. We will workshop essays and have several revisions in order to make a final product that exemplifies each student's strengths.
We will also have several presentations and group projects .
For updated lesson plans, assignments, and to see what we are doing each day, please visit Google Classroom. Code for World literature is: ccg8j2wv. The code for Contemporary Literature is: g9wkwiz.