First Semester Assignments

American Literacy

american literacy.pptx
american literacy.docx

Romantic Literature Assignments

For "The Fall of the House of Usher":

Explain the two meanings of the title and evaluate how well Poe follows his own theory of the short story in his own writing.

For "The Birthmark":

Read the story, noting the places where obsession appears AND where you find evidence of Poe's theory at work [Hawthorne's stories formed the basis of Poe's short story theory].

"Rewrite" the story:

Rewriting Hawthorne's "The Birthmark"

Billy Budd Unit Assignments

bb allusions.docx
hamlit vocab format .docx
budd language
justice essay

Example of an Excellent Reflective Essay: "The Cosmic Orphan" by Loren Eiseley

found poem directions.docx
bb rubric

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

joe turner's blues

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

fd chart 2
fd rhetoric.docx

Ending Slavery Research-Based Action

ending slavery format
ending slavery
ending slavery response