Grade 11

My Antonia

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qBook III – Lena Linguard – optional questions:
·Describe Jim’s college life. How do you think it would or could differ from your own?
·Reread the last paragraph of Chapter 1. What do you think it means?
·Create a characterization chart about Lina Linguard: outer character, inner character, social character.
·How and why had Lena become so successful?
·What was Lena’s effect on Jim?
·Were they in love? Having an affair?
·Why didn’t Lena want to marry?

qBook IV – The Pioneer Woman’s Story – optional questions:
·Summarize: What happens to Tiny Soderball? Lena? Antonia? Is this expected or not? Whom do you admire, and why?
·Why did people say, “Poor Antonia!” What happened to her?
·When Jim came home in the summer and went to the photographers, what did he see there and how did it affect him?

The Scarlet Letter

Up From Slavery

The Six Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make

The Grapes of Wrath

Ditchdigger's Daughters

Our Town

A Raisin in the Sun

Death of a Salesman

Literature Units for the Year

Book, Author
Approximate Dates
My Antonia by Willa Cather
RL: 6.9
County library – MP3 or WMA download (7.5 hrs), 31 copies, 7 on CD
August, September
The Scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Audible. Abridged, 2.5 hrs
Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
RL: 8.2
Audible, 7 hrs (first half)
County library – 12 copies
The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make by Sean Covey
JCS book
October, November, December
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
RL: 4.9
County library – 86 copies, 6 on CD (get version read by Dylan Baker ONLY)
January, February, March
Ditchdigger’s Daughters by Yvonne Thornton
RL: 6.4
Audible, 9.5 hrs
County library – 2 copies
City library – 9 copies, 2 on CD
April, May
Our Town by Thornton Wilder – watch DVD in class
RL: 3.9

Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry – watch DVD in class
RL: 5.5

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller – watch DVD in class






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