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    Schedule:                                         
    Period 1 English IV Dual Credit           About English IV Dual Credit: Video Here, Syllabus HereCalendar Here
    Period 2 English IV Dual Credit
    Period 3 English IV Dual Credit
    Period 4 English III                               About English III: Video Here, Syllabus HereCalendar Here
    Period 5 English III
    Period 6 English III
    Period 7 Conference
     
    Tutoring: Tuesday and Thursday A-Block, other times by appoinment (email me!)
     
    Creative Writing Club: meets Monday A-Block, everyone welcome!
     
     
     
    English IV DC Book List:
    Required Summer Reading: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer ISBN 978-0385486804
    English IV DC Summer Reading Guides: anticipation guide  reading guide

    Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (fall semester) ISBN 978-0-316-01793-0

    Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson [blue version] (spring semester) ISBN 978-0-544-57478-6

    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (spring semester) ISBN 978-0-06-085052-4

    Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl (spring semester) ISBN 978-0-8070-1427-1

     
    Required Textbook: available to check out through KHS= Everything's an Argument (7th edition); request this book by filling out a book request form through the front office and books will be delivered the first week of school.
     
    Additional provided pieces include:
    The Social Dilemma (Netflix movie)
    "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" Ursula LeGuin
    "The Myth of Sisyphus" Albert Camus
    "Bored" Margaret Atwood
    The Fountain (movie) or Artificial Intelligience (movie)
    "On Keeping a Notebook" Joan Didion
    "The Doors of Perception" Aldous Huxley
    "The Second Coming" William Butler Yeats
    "Hollow Men" and "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" T.S. Eliot
    Allegory of the Cave Plato
     
    English III Book List:
     
    Online textbook: HMH Into Literature Texas: Grade 11
     
    Major texts:
    The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
    The Crucible
    Fiction book club options:
    • I Hunt Killers
    • Monday’s Not Coming
    • Steelheart
    • Six of Crows
    • The Field Guide to the North American Teenager
    • Where the Crawdads Sing

    Excerpts of Huckleberry Finn
    Excerpts of The Great Gatsby
    Film Study: The Great Gatsby
    Nonfiction book club options:

    • Brave Face (LGBTQ)
    • I Have the Right to (sexual assault survivor)
    • A Long Way Gone (African child soldier)
    • Chasing Lincoln's Killer
    • Symphony for the City of the Dead (WW2)
    • The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets (gov’t exploitation)
    • The Innocent Man (true crime)
    • In the Shadow of Liberty (slavery)
    • Obsessed (OCD)
    • The Cruelest Miles (dog sledding, epidemic)

    The Catcher in the Rye

    Documentary and related poetry: Louder Than a Bomb

    Short texts:
    “Dream Wheel”
    “Runagate Runagate”
    The Declaration of Independence

    “Thanatopsis”
    “Conqueror Worm”
    “Masque of the Red Death”
    “Young Goodman Brown”
    “The Devil and Tom Walker”
    “The Wives of the Dead”
    “War Prayer”
    “The Bad Little Boy”

     
    Additional course information and class resources are located in Schoology.