British Literature Course Goals
and Assignment Linkages to NC Standard Course of Study
Goal1:Expressreflections and reactions to print and non-print text as well as to personalexperience.
Storytelling: The Person You Most Admire Essay, Unit OneProjectPower and Responsibility: Influenced by PowerEssay, Unit Two Project
Goal2: Informan audience by exploring general principles at work in life and literature.
Storytelling: BeowulfAssessment , Unit 1 Project, Epic Hero Essay
Powerand Responsibility: 1984Themes Essay, 1984 Assessment Essay, LiteraryResearch Paper, Unit 2 Project
Honorand Loyalty: Foreshadowing in Macbeth Essay
Goal3: Enterissues of public concern as an advocate.
Powerand Responsibility: Patriot Act Discussion Board Postings, PropagandaDiscussion Board Postings
Conflictand Change: "Be the Change" Research Project
Goal4: Thelearner will analyze and critique texts from various perspectives andapproaches.
Storytelling: Beowulf Assessment Essay, Socratic Seminar
Power and Responsibility: Annotated Bibliography, Unit 2 Project, 1984 Assessment Essay, Socratic Seminar
Honor and Loyalty: Truth and LiesEssay
Human Condition/Experience: Annotated Bibliography
Goal5: Thelearner will deepen understanding of British literature through exploration andextended engagement.
Myths and Monsters: Literature Circles, Unit 1 Project, Beowulf Assessment, Socratic Seminar, Epic Hero Essay
Power and Responsibility: Literature Circles, Unit 2 Project, Literary Research Paper,1984 Assessment, Socratic Seminar,Discussion Board Postings
Honor and Loyalty: Macbeth Play Packet, Play Adaptation Project
Loveand Sacrifice: Literature Circles, Unit 3 Project,Literary Research Paper, Socratic Seminar, Discussion Board Postings
Conflictand Change: Literature Circles, Unit 4 Project,Literary Research Paper, Socratic Seminar, "Be the Change" Research Project
Goal6: Thelearner will apply conventions of grammar and language usage.
AllCommunication Assignments in All Units: Exit Tickets,Discussion Board Postings, Class Notes, Reflections, Emails, Essays, SocraticSeminar, Debate, Literature Circle Packets, Presentations, all Project Products