Course ID: 01061AS17-1
Credits: 0.5
Term: Spring 2017
Prerequisites:

English I & II or equivalant





Course Description:

From Whitman to Frost, Students will explore all of the well known American Poets! This class looks at famous poets from the America’s ranging from the years 1700’s to the present. It Develops students’ understanding of how poets address issues of class oppression, economic inequality, racism, sexism, war, and peace during the years of development in North American History. Students gain an appreciation for American Poetry and how it reflected the time in which is was written.



Topics & Concepts:
Module Five
  • 05.00 Module Five Pretest
  • 05.01 Hyphenation and Syntax
  • 05.02 Reading Poetry
  • 05.03 The Art of Language
  • 05.04 Understanding 20th Century Poetry
  • 05.05 Analyzing 20th Century Poetry
  • 05.06 Module Five Post-Test
  • 05.07 Discussion-Based Assessment
Module Six
  • 06.00 Module Six Pretest
  • 06.01 Analyzing Language
  • 06.02 Evaluating a Speech
  • 06.03 Evaluate Reasoning
  • 06.04 Analyzing Purpose
  • 06.05 Evaluating Rhetoric
  • 06.06 Gathering Information
  • 06.07 Integrating Information
  • 06.08 Module Six Post-Test
  • 06.09 Discussion-Based Assessment
Module Seven
  • 07.00 Module Seven Checklist
  • 07.01 Evaluating a Speaker
  • 07.02 Establishing Argument Writing
  • 07.03 Developing a Claim
  • 07.04 Introductions in Argument Writing
  • 07.05 Discussion-Based Assessment
  • 07.06 Writing an Argument
  • 07.07 Conclusions in Argument Writing
  • 07.08 Revising Arguments
  • 07.09 Presenting an Argument
  • 07.10 Segment Two Exam
Module Eight Honors
  • 08.00 Module Eight Checklist
  • 08.01 Analyzing Author’s Language
  • 08.02 Analyzing Plot
  • 08.03 Analyzing Personal Style
  • 08.04 Writing About Relevance
  • 08.05 Segment Two Exam Honors


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