FRESHMAN ENGLISH UNITS
Fact in Fiction * Self Discovery * Shakespeare * Argument
OVERVIEW: By examining a series of short stories and epic episodes about the topic of pride, you will explore the physical and internal journey of self-discovery.
Six Portfolio Essays
Outside Reading Assignment
SPEAKING & LISTENING
MID-YEAR EXAM PREP
Excerpt from The Odyssey
"The Falling Girl"
"Through the Tunnel"
"And of Clay Are We Created"
"Not Waving but Drowning"
"The American Crisis: Part One" Thomas Paine
"Coming of Age...in Samoa" Margaret Mead
Eminent Victorians: "Biography of Florence Nightingale" Lytton Strachey
In progress notes:
Pair "The Falling Girl" with ARTWORK
"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly."
Symbols of rebirth and breaking away in "Tunnel"
Common Core Standards Addresed in this Unit