• 2021-2022

    American Literature - order changes depending on semester

    Curriculum at Glance for American Literature College Preparation

    www.georgiastandards.org 

     

    Unit

    Topic(s)

    1

    Early American Literary Periods 1620s to 1850s

    1

    The Crucible by Arthur Miller – dramatic devices, character development, tone, theme

    3

    Fairy Tale Research/Writing Unit – MLA formatting, online sourcing, source incorporation, writing skills

    4

    Later American Literary Periods 1860s to Current

    5

    Writing Unit Specifically geared toward End of Course – informational and argumentative

    6

    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – elements of Modernism, color symbolism, aspects of the American dream

     

    GRADES

    A = 90%-100%             B = 80%-89%              C = 70%-79%             F = 0%-69%

    Categories & Weights

    Re-Test Opportunity

    ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language

     

    40% - Test, Projects, Unit Assessments

    40% - Daily Grades/Task/Quizzes

    20% - Final Exam or EOC Test

    (Optional) Per the discretion of the teacher and the particular assignment.