American Literature

First Quarter

Unit 1 "Forging America's Literary Tradition: 1620-1849"

01-01 Historical Background and Diary from The History of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford **Quiz** 01-02 Poem: To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Dudley Bradstreet**Quiz** 01-03Aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin **Quiz**
01-04 Pamphlet from The American Crisis, Number 1 by Thomas Paine**Quiz** 01-05 Sketch, Wouter Van Twiller by Washington Irving**Quiz** 01-06 Poems, American Indian Poetry Anonymous **Quiz**
01-07 Myth The Origin of Plumage, Anonymous**Quiz** 01-08 Short Story, The Black Cat and Poem, Annabel Lee both by Edgar Allen Poe **Quiz** Skills Lesson, Metaphore**Test**
Unit 1 Test Preparation**Test**

Unit 2 "The Inspiration of New England: 1837-1860"

02-01 Historical Background and Essay from, Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson **Quiz** 02-02 Essay from Walden by Henry David Thoreau **Quiz** 02-03 Short Story, Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne **Quiz**
02-04 Short Story from, The Fiddler and Poem Shiloh both by Herman Melville**Quiz** 02-05 Poems, Because I could not stop for Death, I never saw a moor, and My life closed twice before its close all by Emily Dickinson **Quiz** 02-06 Skills Lesson: Simile **Quiz**
  Unit 2 Test Preparation**Test** 


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