English IV

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Bring your copies of The Mayor of Casterbridge to class with you on Friday, Jan. 10 as you may have time to read.

If you have not already purchased the novel, Kindle copies can be bought for 99 cents.



Supplies: separate English notebook (3-ring) with dividers for vocabulary, lit. and writing. a flash drive. $20 for copies, scantrons and replacement supplies. I will give extra credit for kleenex, antibacterial cleaner,5 points each, and white board WIPES- 10 points (5 pts each up to 20 total points).



Helpful Resources:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Punctuation primer.doc
AP Reading List.pdf

. Group Novel Project handout

major works data 1.pdf









[[#|Directions]] for accessing the online edition of Glencoe Literature British Literature
go to: www.glencoe.com/ose
type in this password: BCDB19C58


Tentative Major Works List - Do not buy these ahead of time as they may change. An asterisk indicates that I will provide the novel. (Ebooks/Kindles/Nooks are fine).

The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing - [[#|Michael Harvey]]
Writing about Literature - Janet Gardner
  • Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales - Chaucer
*Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead - Tom Stoppard
Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift
[[#|The Mayor of Casterbridge]] - [[#|Thomas Hardy]]
  • The Importance of Being Ernest - Oscar Wilde
*One Amazing Thing - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
*The Palace of Allusions - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Namesake - Jhumpa Lahiri

Chitra Banjeree Divakaruni is our Mary Jane Malone speaker this year. We will read all or parts the 2 novels of hers listed above.


All Dual Enrollment Essays must be between 750-1000 words




UNIT ONE: WHAT IS TRUTH? DOES THE TRUTH SET YOU FREE? IS IT ALWAYS BEST TO TELL THE TRUTH?