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ERIC Number: ED013825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 309
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Reference Count: 0
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A CURRICULUM FOR ENGLISH, TEACHER PACKET, GRADE 11.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
UNITS IN THE TEACHER PACKET FOR THE 11TH-GRADE NEBRASKA ENGLISH CURRICULUM ARE ORGANIZED AROUND THREE MAJOR THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE--MAN AND NATURE, MAN AND MORAL LAW, AND MAN AND SOCIETY. THE MAN AND NATURE THEME IS EXAMINED IN TWO UNITS--"INDIVIDUALISM AND IDEALISM, SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY" AND "THE SEARCH FOR FORM." THE FORMER UNIT, AN EXTENSION OF THE 10TH-GRADE STUDY OF "ROMANTICS," FOCUSES ON QUALITIES OF AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALISM, AND THE LATTER CONSIDERS LITERARY WORKS--CATHER'S "MY ANTONIA" AND FROST'S POEMS--WHICH ARE "OUTSIDE THE FRAMEWORK OF ANY FIXED GENRE.""MAN AND MORAL LAW, SIN AND LONELINESS" IS BASED ON THE STUDY OF ALLEGORY AND BUILDS ON THE 10TH-GRADE "SIN AND LONELINESS" UNIT. "MAN AND SOCIETY, AMERICAN MATERIALISM," IS AN EXTENSION OF THE NINTH-GRADE SATIRE UNIT AND INCLUDES WORKS CONCERNED WITH THE EFFECT OF MATERIALISM UPON THE AMERICAN CONSCIENCE. COMPOSITION UNITS ARE (1) "THE RHETORIC OF THE SHORT UNITS OF COMPOSITION, THE RHETORIC OF THE PARAGRAPH" AND (2) "THE MEANING OF A WHOLE COMPOSITION--AMBIGUITIES, ANALOGIES, CONTRARIES." UNITS INCLUDE THEMATIC OVERVIEWS, BACKGROUND MATERIALS, EXPLICATIONS OF SELECTED WORKS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS, AND COMPOSITION EXERCISES. THIS MANUAL IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA CURRICULUM CENTER, 231 ANDREWS HALL, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA 68508. THE RELATED 11TH-GRADE STUDENT PACKET IS TE 000 068. (RD)
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Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
Identifiers: NEBRASKA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTER