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Basic Course Overview. Spring 2014: per. 3. British Literature. Mr. Stoner: [email protected] Available periods: 2, 5 (café), 6, 8. General Classroom Policy . My job is to teach… Your job is to learn… Allow me the freedom to do my job, and you’ll earn the freedom to do yours!.

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basic course overview
Basic Course Overview

Spring 2014: per. 3

British Literature

Mr. Stoner: [email protected]

Available periods: 2, 5(café), 6, 8

general classroom policy
General Classroom Policy
  • My job is to teach…
  • Your job is to learn…
  • Allow me the freedom to do my job, and you’ll earn the freedom to do yours!
general grading policy
General Grading Policy
  • I will adhere to the standard district grading scale (A- 90%, B- 80%, C- 70%, etc.)
  • Grades will be determined by total points awarded, valued based on importance
  • For example: HW assignment = 4pts., a quiz =12 pts., a test or paper = 40 pts
general grading policy1
General Grading Policy
  • Homework, projects, papers, etc., are expected to be turned in on the day they are due.
  • Hard copy is always preferred unless otherwise noted.
what is british literature
What is British Literature?
  • Why, it’s literature from Britain, of course!
  • What is Britain?
    • Also known as Great Britain or the United Kingdom
    • Includes the following countries…
      • England
      • Ireland
      • Scotland
      • Wales
before i explain the course
Before I explain the course…
  • Here’s a notecard!
  • SIDE 1: list all of the British writers & works that you know. Don’t be afraid if you can’t think of many!
  • SIDE 2: Answer these questions:
    • Why are you here?
    • What do you hope you’ll get by May?
    • Are there particular writers or works that you are excited to read?
what you can expect
What you can expect:
  • I don’t know, I’ve never done this before! 
  • Student-driven
  • Lots of reading
    • Some in-class, some outside
    • Strategies
    • Vocabulary
  • Discussion-based
    • This means you have to do your reading!
my goals for what you ll get
My goals for what you’ll get:
  • Exposure
  • Analysis
  • Appreciation
here s what i know we ll read
Here’s what I know we’ll read:
  • In chronological order, with historical context:
  • Shakespeare…
    • Sonnets
    • Comedy!
    • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Jane Austen
    • Pride & Prejudice
  • Oscar Wilde
    • The Importance of Being Earnest
what do you want to read
What do you want to read?
  • Poetry: James Joyce? John Milton? John Keats? William Butler Yeats?
  • Charles Dickens? Christmas Carol, Great Expectations
  • Jonathan Swift? Gulliver’s Travels
  • Bram Stoker? Dracula
  • George Orwell? Animal Farm?
  • Young Adult? Roald Dahl? J.A.Barrie? Neil Gaiman? J.K. Rowling?
  • Modern? Anthony Burgess? Ian Fleming? Nick Hornby? Helen Fielding? J.R.R. Tolkien? An independent 20th Century novel, perhaps?
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