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TENTH GRADE

European Enlightenment 1650-1725

KEY TERMS

Protestant Reformation, Indulgences, Popes and their power, St. Peter's Basilica, Diet of Worms, Bible written only in Latin, Purgatory, Martin Luther, 95 Thesis, Direct Relationship with God, Translation of Bible into vernacular, Henry VIII, John Calvin, Huguenots , Edict of Nantes, Council of Trent, Counter Reformation, Catholic vs. Protestant, Religious wars, Idolatry

Iconoclastic Riots, Roman Inquisition, Forbidden Books, Heresy, The Seven Sacraments 

PHILOSOPHERS

Francis Bacon,Thomas Hobbes, Rene Descartes, John Locke, Baron Montesquieu, Voltaire, David Hume, Jean Jacques, Rousseau, Denis Diderot, Immanuel Kant, Cesare Beccaria, Adam Smith

Early American Writing 1600-1700

NATIVE AMERICAN

World on the Turtle's Back

The Coyote and the Buffalo

from Native American Perspectives

  • Prophecies of Our Grandparents
  • The Arrival of the White Men
  • A Cheyenne Memory



Coming of the Spanish

from Native American Perspectives (cont.)

  • The Code of Handsome Lake
  • Cruelty at the San Miguel Mission
  • Lecture to Missionary Cram
  • The Coming of the Black Robes
  • Wovoka, the Paiute Messiah


SPANISH

La Relacion

AFRICAN

Life of Olaudah Equiano


PURITAN

General History of Virginia

Of Plymouth Plantation

A Modell for Christian Charity

Starving Times

Devil's Tongue

My Dear and Loving Husband

Speech of Polly Baker

Notes Concerning the Savages

Narrative of Samson Occom

The Crucible Act 1

The Crucible Act 2

The Crucible Act 3

The Crucible Act 4

American Enlightenment (Political Writing) 1700-1800

American Romanticism 1800-1855

ELEVENTH GRADE

Realism 1855-1870

Intro to Realism

Civil War History Center

Civil War Trust

Causes of the Civil War

Civil War.com

REALISM

WALT WHITMAN

I Hear America Singing, Song of Myself, A Noiseless Patient Spider, Beat! Beat! Drums, Ode to Walt Whitman

Bugles and Drums

EMILY DICKINSON

Because I Could Not Stop for Death, Success is Counted Sweetest, Much Madness is Divinest Sense, My Life Close Twice Before Its Close, The Soul Selects Her Own Society, I Heard A Fly Buzz When I Died, My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun


REALISM OF THE CIVIL WAR

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass-Short Story

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass-The Book

What is Stockholm Syndrome

Chilling Cases of Stockholm Syndrome- An article

Addressing the Stockholm Syndrome in BB- A counter-argument by Emma Watson

Beauty and the Beauty and Stockholm Syndrome

Incidents of a Slave Girl

Django Prezi

Gettysburg Address

Voices of the Civil War

NOVEL SELECTION

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

RECONSTRUCTION 1865-1877

Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge


Extra Credit:

It is not mandatory, but is an opportunity for extra credit to rent or find (online or at Redbox) the following movies and then to create some kind of hands-on visual (arts) project and then write a two-page synthesis essays using all four movies as sources. Please ask your parents' permission. Again, this is not mandatory. Doing such a project can be counted as a test grade. 

Due the Friday before Final Exams.


  • Free State of Jones (available on Redbox) Rated R
  • Birth of a Nation (available on Redbox) Rated R
  • Twelve Years a Slave (online somewhere) Rated R
  • Django (online somewhere) Rated R
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (online somewhere) Not Rated

Regionalism and Naturalism 1870-1910 MUSIC STUDY!

Intro to Regionalism

Life on the Mississippi

The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

The Outcasts of Poker Flat

from Lake Wobegon Days

A Wagner Matinee

The Story of an Hour

Yellow Wallpaper


Novel Suggestions

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance


Regionalism Music Suggestions:

Blues (Delta Blues)

Ma Rainy

Ragtime

Jazz

Appalachia


Modernism & Harlem Renaissance 1910-1940 JAZZ, BLUES & ART STUDY!

Intro to Modernm/Harlem Renaissance

Modernist Art Suggestions:

Coming soon!


Music Suggestions:

Jazz

Blues

North Mississippi Allstars

Blue Grass

Possessed by Paul James

Rhythm and Blues



Possible Literature Suggestions:

NEW POETRY

Richard Cory and Miniver Cheevy

Lucinda Matlock

Chicago and Grass

Acquainted with the Night, Nothing Gold Can Stay, "Out, Out"

MODERNISM

In a Station of the Metro

IMAGISM

Helen

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

OBJECTIVISM

Spring and All and This is Just to Say

Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town

Recuerdo

HARLEM RENAISSANCE

Harlem and Weary Blues

My City

Any Human to Another

How It Feels to Be Colored Me

If We Must Die

Storm Ending

MODERN SHORT STORIES

A Rose for Emily

A Worn Path

In Another City

A New Kind of War


Civil Rights and Protest Literature

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Gettysburg Address-Lincoln

Getting Past Black and White-Twain

Dusk of Dawn-Du Bois

The United States of Lyncherdom-Twain

Affirmative Action-Shelby Steel

Racism Has His Privileges-Roger Williams

The Tyranny of the Majority-Lani Guinier