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English III Sixth and Seventh Hour

English III

books cartoon This is a survey course covering major American writers as we follow “The American Dream” in its various forms through literature.

Weekly Assignments December Week 2

Class Resources

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Reading List Suggestions

For book talk assignments, Students may choose to read from a series and create small book talks for each presentation and one final large presentation at the end of the series.

American Literature Trivia

Henry David Thoreau, who wrote Walden, helped runaway slaves escape to Canada and became one of the First to speak in defense of John Brown. When Thoreau spent a day in jail for acting on the dictates of his conscience, he was visited by friend Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Emerson asked “Henry, why are you here?”
Thoreau replied “Waldo, why are you not here?”