English III Fall Semester Exam Study Guide

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                  English III Fall Semester Exam Study Guide


The following material will be covered on the Final Exam. Review all notes,
assignments, tests, grammar rules, handouts, and related reading.

Grammar
     Grammar Rules 1-7
     Theme Essay/Grammar Corrections
     Character Analysis Essay
     Editing Checklist
Vocabulary 1 – 10
     Definitions and sentences
     Vocabulary story
Essay Writing Skills
     Essay Requirements Handouts
     Introduction/Conclusion Notes
     Revising Checklist
     Theme Essay and rubric
     Character Analysis Essay and rubric
     Sample Essay Handouts
Discussion Question strategies
     Prove It Method Notes
     Discussion Questions
Literary Elements
     Literary Terms Handout
     Discussion Questions
     “The Raven” Analysis
     Patrick Henry Analysis
Puritan Literary Period
     Puritan Notes
     Textbook p. 9-13
     Puritan Test (see me) and project
Romanticism Literary Period
     Textbook p. 144, 149 (see boxes)
     “Rip Van Winkle” Literature Circles
Gothic Romanticism Literary Period
     Textbook p. 274, 144-145
Transcendentalism Literary Period
     Textbook p. 212 (see box)
     Conformity and “Changing Dulles” free-writes
Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford
     Textbook p. 32-33
     Group Study Questions
Mr. Day – 2009



“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” by Jonathan Edwards
    Textbook p. 79-81
    Review figurative language (metaphors, similes, personification)
    Persuasive tactics
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
    Textbook p. 832-887
    Dialectical Journal and Discussion Questions
    McCarthyism p. 826-827
    Character Analysis Notes and Essay
    Character Profile
“Speech to the Virginia Convention” by Patrick Henry
    Textbook p. 102-104
    Analysis Questions
 “Rip Van Winkle” by Washington Irving
    Literature Circles Activity
    Textbook p. 155-165
    Discussion Questions
“The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe
    Textbook p. 282-286
    Literary Analysis Handout
From Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Textbook p. 225
    Emerson Quotes Activity
From Resistance to Civil Government by Henry David Thoreau
    Textbook p. 249-254
    Discussion Questions
Themes in literature throughout semester
    Prepare to answer an essay question related to this topic

				
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