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by Christina Baker - Monday, 4 March 2019, 1:39 AM
 

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Week 1

Introduction to Literary Studies
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·    Identify the difference between major literary genres.

·    Discuss the purpose of literary analysis.

·    Create argumentative thesis statements for literary essays.

·    Identify the conventions of literary writing.

·    Discuss the fundamentals of literary analysis and research.

·    Integrate research into arguments properly.

Introduction to Fiction
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·    Provide a definition for “fiction.”

·    Discuss the history of English fiction.

·    Identify elements of major literary periods.

·    Explain the differences between different types of fiction.

·    Identify essential elements of fiction.

·    Discuss techniques for active reading.

·    Create argumentative thesis statements for essays on fiction.

Lecture in eBook File

 Study Resources

Internet Resources Page 

 Internet Resources Page

Lesson Activities

Lesson 1 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 1 Discussion Forum

Lesson 1 Quiz 1

Lesson 1 Quiz 2

Lesson 1 Graded Assignment

 

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Week  2

Introduction to the Short Story
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  • Differentiate short stories from other literary forms.
  • Discuss the history of the Short Story.
  • Identify key elements of short stories.
  • Formulate argumentative theses for essays about short stories.
  • Name several authors noted for writing short stories and their most famous works.
  • Lesson Lecture

Lecture in eBook File

Study Resources

Internet Resources Page

Lesson Activities

Lesson 2 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 2 Discussion Forum

Lesson 2 Quiz

Short Story Quiz

 

Lesson 2 Graded Assignment

Week 3

Introduction to the Novel
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·    Define the term “novel.”

·    Discuss the origins and history of the novel.

·    Identify the chief characteristics of the novel.

·    Analyze and interpret passages from novels.

·    Create argumentative thesis statements for essays about novels.

·  Lesson Lecture

Lecture in eBook File

Study Resources

Internet Resources Page

Character List File

Lesson Activities

Lesson 3 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 3 Discussion Forum

Indirect Characterization File

Lesson 3 Quiz

Novel Quiz

Lesson 3 Graded Assignment

Lesson 3 Graded Assignment 2

                                              Week 4

Introduction to Classical and Modern Poetry
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·    Define the terms “verse” and “poetry.”

·    Define the terms associated with modern poetry.

·    Discuss the origins and history of classical and modern poetry.

·    Identify the different types of poetic verse.

·    Analyze and interpret classical and modern poetry.

·    Create argumentative thesis statements for essays about poetry.

·  Lesson Lecture

Lecture in eBook File

Study Resources

Internet Resources Page

Lesson Activities

Lesson 4 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 4 Discussion Forum

Lesson 4 Quiz

Lesson 4 Graded Assignment

Week 5

Introduction to Greek and Roman Drama
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·    Discuss the history of ancient drama.

·    Identify and discuss major Greek and Roman playwrights.

·    Identify key elements of ancient drama.

·    Identify key terms associated with ancient drama.

·    Analyze ancient drama.

Introduction to English Drama from Medieval to Modern
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·    Discuss the history of early English drama and Modern drama.

·    Identify and discuss major Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern playwrights.

·    Identify key elements of English drama and Modern Drama.

·    Identify key terms associated with English drama and Modern drama.

·    Analyze English drama and modern drama.

  • Lesson Lecture

Lecture in eBook File

Lecture in eBook File

Study Resources

Internet Resources Page

Internet Resources Page

 Lesson Activities

Lesson 5 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 5 Discussion Forum 1

Lesson 5 Discussion Forum 2

            Lesson 5 Quiz 1

Lesson 5 Quiz 2

Drama Quiz

Lesson 5 Graded Assignment 1

Lesson 5 Graded Assignment 2

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Bottom of Form

 

Week 6

Introduction to Critical Theory
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·    Discuss the history of critical theory.

·    Identify and discuss major theories and theorists.

·    Identify key elements of current critical theory.

·    Identify key terms associated with critical theory.

·    Apply one or more critical theories in a literary analysis.

Lesson Lecture

Lecture in eBook File

Study Resources

Internet Resources Page

Student Graded Assignment 1 File

 

Student Graded Assignment 2 File

Research Paper Requirements File

Lesson Activities

Lesson 6 Reading Assignments Page

Lesson 6 Discussion Forum

Lesson 6 Quiz

 

Week 7

·  Lesson 6 Graded Assignment 1

Lesson 6 Graded Assignment 2

Final Paper Rubric File

Reflection paper File

Research Paper File

Week 8

Research Paper Assignment