ERIC Number: ED098579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Program of Study: American Literature, Junior Year.
Williamsport Area School District, PA.
This six-week program of study in American literature for the junior year includes an introduction, the program objectives, a survey of genres, units on themes in American literature which deal with adolescence, alienation, and the American Dream, a chronological study of American literature, and units on the research paper and independent study. The objectives for each unit are divided into structural, technical, and meaning categories. Each category contains objectives specific to its integrity, and a separate vocabulary list accompanies each category. The tests suggested at the conclusion of the objectives included those which serve as primary sources, anthologies, critical collections or periodic or genre history. A syllabus and a bibliography are presented with each genre. Listed under the research paper are purposes, strategies, teaching suggestions, and examples of suitable and unsuitable topics. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Williamsport Area School District, PA.