British Literature Co-Op Schedule for 2014-2015



Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Week 1; Style
Homework Sheet #1
Look up unfamiliar vocabulary - THERE WILL BE A QUIZ NEXT WEEK!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Week 2; Plot and
Conflict
Homework Sheet #2

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Week 3; Setting
Read The Interlopers by Saki
Complete the Homework Sheet

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Week 4; Character
Read "The Bull" by Saki
Complete the Homework sheet

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Week 5; Theme
Complete the homework sheet and remember to read Windows to the
World Student book, pages 5-8 for next week.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 6; Annotation
Read and annotate "The Most Dangerous Game" and write a "Why
Annotate" paragraph. There will be a vocabulary quiz at the beginning of
the next class on odd words in the story!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 7; Allusion: Part 1
Begin Reading Beowulf. If you read 10 pages a day, you can finish the book in good time.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
book in a little over 10 days of reading. Aim for that goal, and you'll be
finished in good time to be prepared to discuss it. Complete the
Homework Sheet for WW Homework Lesson 2.
Look up information about Seamus Heaney, the translator.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 8; Allusion: Part 2
Begin Biblical Allusion Project
Complete the instructions on the homework page.
Read pages 37-43 in the student book.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 9; Plot &
Suspense: Part 1
Continue reading Beowulf. Complete the homework page.
Exercise 4: Plot Analysis
Read "Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets."

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 10; Plot &
Suspense: Part 2
Continue reading Beowulf.
Keep a character/place chart as you read. Try to have the book finished
this week.
Complete a plot diagram.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 11; Beowulf
Discussion
Add to Biblical Allusions Project.
Complete Exercise 4: Plot Analysis

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 12; Beowulf

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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Discussion
3 paragraph paper about Beowulf.
Continue your Biblical Allusions Project.
Read pages 47-53 of Windows.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 13; Literary
Analysis Essays: Part 1
Begin reading Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. This is a longer book, so I
want to give you plenty of time to be successful and finish the book. We
won't be discussing it for awhile yet, but it is a fabulous book, and I don't
want you to miss it or skim it!
Complete the assigned homework sheet (WW Lesson 9)
Read Windows pp. 54 (beginning at Literary Present Tense) and
continuing through pg. 56 (end at Quotation Blending)

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 14; Literary
Analysis Essays: Part 2
Continue your reading.
Read Windows pp. 56-60.
Complete the homework page WW Lesson 10

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 15; Literary
Analysis Essays: Part 3
Complete the homework page (WW Lesson 11).
Read Windows pp. 61-63

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 16; Literary
Analysis Essays: Part 4
Read Windows pp. 69-72

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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Complete homework sheet WW 12. Follow the directions EXACTLY!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 17; The Writer's
Toolbox
Read Windows pp. 73-81.
Read "The Necklace" in the Windows book as well (pp. 82-85).
Additionally, read "Cinderella," which is attached to your homework sheet
(WW Lesson 13).
Keep reading Frankenstein! You can do it!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 18;
Characterization: Part 1
Read Windows pp. 88-90.
Next week another essay will be assigned, so you should read as much as
Frankenstein as you can. Try to finish it if you can.
You are continuing to do your Biblical Allusion project, right?
Complete the homework assignment (three pages, two for in class and one
for homework, pages) for WW Lesson 14.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 19;
Characterization: Part 2
Begin working on Exercise 7: Characterization Essay (pg. 90 of the
Student book). Final draft is due in two weeks.
Finish up Frankenstein if you haven't already done so!

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 20; Frankenstein
Complete Homework for Frankenstein (labeled as Week 20).
Read pp. 91-96 in the Windows Student Book.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 21; Symbolism &
Emphasis
Complete WW Homework Lesson 17 (the page references Jane Eyre, but
we are substituting Frankenstein instead).

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 22; Frankenstein
Discussion
Read "A Jury of Her Peers" at home in preparation for class next week. It
is found on pages 110-119 of the Windows Student Book.
Complete the homework assignment (Week 22)
Read Pages 99-106 in the Student book in preparation for next week.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 23; Theme and
Worldview: Part I
Remember to finish your topic paragraphs of your essay this week. Also,
keep working on your Biblical Allusion Project!
Complete the task items on the WW Lesson 19 Homework sheet
(substituting Frankenstein where it says Jane Eyre). The actual due date is
for the WW Lesson 21, but that will be our Week 25.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 24; Theme and
Worldview: Part 2
Finish your literary analysis essay this week by completing the
intro/conclusion and doing a final edit.
Read the journal writing information on page 122 of the Student book and
complete Exercise 12: Journal Writing at home this week.
Complete Homework Page WW Lesson 20. Again, when it says Jane Eyre,
think Frankenstein!
Read pages 125-132 of the Student Book.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 25; Setting
The Frankenstein literary analysis papers are due today!
Read Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" found in the student homework pages
and complete Exercise 13: Setting & Character.
Complete Homework Page WW 21
Read pp. 135-141. If you have extra time, read Victor Hugo's "A Fight with
a Cannon" on pp. 143-146 in preparation for next week.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 26; Imagery &
Figures of Speech
In class complete WW Lesson 22.
Complete WW Homework Lesson 22 at home.
If you have been doing Biblical Allusion at the rate of two a week, you
should be done or nearly there. You have a few more weeks to finish this
project up.
Finish Exercise 14: Language Analysis on pages 147-148 of the Student
Book.
Begin reading Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Also, read pages 149-158 of the Student Book in preparation for next
week.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 27; Point of View
Complete Exercise 15: Changing POV
Complete WW Homework Lesson 23.
Read pp. 161-165 in the Windows Student Book.
Continue Macbeth.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 28; Tone
We will be doing Exercise 16: Pinpointing Tone as a class.
Complete Exercise 17: Creating Tone in groups.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Complete Exercise 18: Analyzing POV and Tone on page 168 at home
using the story printed in your book on pages 169-170.
BRING A BIBLE TO NEXT CLASS!
Read pp. 171-175 in the Student Book in preparation for next week.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 29; Irony
Exercise 19: Detecting Irony will be done together as a class.
Exercise 20: Irony in Poetry, will be due the last day of co-op.
Complete the WW Lesson 25 Homework assignment.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 30; Macbeth
Turn in your Biblical Allusions Project!
Remember, exercise 20: Irony in Poetry, is due next week at the final
class!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Appointments, Assignments, Chores and Field Trips
1:00P 2:30P Language Arts; British Literature; Class Discussion; Windows to the World:
An Introduction to Literary Analysis Student Book; Week 31; Macbeth
The Final Exam will need to be completed at home, as it requires 2-3
hours. When you are finished, please email them to me, and I will grade
them. Complete Exercise 21: Reflective Narrative as well to submit via
email.
I hope you have had a positive experience this past year, and your
knowledge and interest in literature has grown. I have enjoyed having you
in my class! Continue to challenge yourself and never stop reading and
learning! God bless, Mrs. Mauser

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