logging in or signing up american literature overview SWVega Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1132 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: August 14, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description Briefly describes course for prospective students Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript American Literature - 2 : Romanticism - Modernism Mr. David Vega American Literature - 2 Course Objectives : Course Objectives To understand the ideals that shape the American consciousness To develop an appreciation for the uniquely diverse voices in American literature To explore a variety of literary and artistic movements To practice the critical thinking, reading, and writing skills needed to participate successfully as citizens in a democracy To prepare for the rigor of college academics 2 Literary Movements : Literary Movements Romanticism ~ “Anything is possible!” Longfellow Whitman Emerson Thoreau Dickinson Literary Movements : Literary Movements Realism ~ “Tell it like it is.” Literary Movements : Literary Movements Southern Gothic ~ “Are you sure you want to open that door?” Faulkner Perkins O’ Connor Literary Movements : Literary Movements Modernism ~ “But isn’t it just a wheelbarrow?” e e cummings ezra pound william carlos williams Writing Assignments : Writing Assignments Literary Persuasive Comparison-Contrast Reflective Formal Letters Writing Skills : Writing Skills Correct verb usage Active voice Agreement Coordination and subordination Clear reference Placement of modifiers Parallel structure Sentence variety Punctuation Research Skills: Social Issue : Research Skills: Social Issue Gathering and Evaluating Traditional and Electronic Sources Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Sources Organizing and Documenting Sources Citing Print and Electronic Sources Creating Audio-Visual Presentation Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Integrating Info. Vocabulary Skills : Vocabulary Skills The vocabulary for this course is chosen from the literature as well as vocabulary sources. We will use a number of online tools to study vocabulary. PSSA Information : PSSA Information All juniors will be tested in reading and writing in mid-Spring, 2011. Contact Info. : Contact Info. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Community Portal: Check for due dates and major assignments. Study Resources : Study Resources http://delicious.com/David_Vega dvega404.wordpress.com dvega404.weebly.com You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.