Gifted English I. Ms . Anderson Parents please sign-in next to your student’s name so he or she can receive 10 pts bonus! . Introduction to Ms. Anderson. Magnet High alum B.S.E. in English from Baylor University M.Ed. from LSUS 12 years experience
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Unit One— ”The Power of One”
A study of individuals who stood up for what they believed in
*To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee
Antigone, Sophocles (class copies provided)
Unit Two— “Going the Distance…”
A study of the Journey motif
The Odyssey, Homer (class copies provided)
Unit Three– “You Spin Me Right Round”
Examining spin, satire, propaganda, & logical fallacies
*Animal Farm, George Orwell
*unSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation, Brooks Jackson, Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Unit Four– “Young Love”
A look at impulsiveness, the teenage brain, cause & effect relationships
Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare (class copies provided)
*Semester finals 25% of the 2nd or 4th Nine Weeks Grade
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