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					COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                                 Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                               Course Objective                                                                   Month

              The student will
164-0001      name key literary figures and major historic events associated with America's heritage. (Colonial
              American Literature New Land - 1750)
Knowledge

164-0002      name specific authors/works which could include: Native American myths, Early Explorer's narratives, W. Brandford-Plymouth, A. Bradstreet
              poetry, and/or E. Taylor poetry. (Colonial American Literature New Land - 1750)

Knowledge

164-0003      recognize literary genres of the period such as: oral tradition, historic narrative, personal journals, and
              early poetry. (Colonial American Literature New Land - 1750)
Knowledge

164-0004      increase vocabulary based on literary works. (Colonial American Literature-New Land to 1750)
Knowledge

164-0005      define terminology associated with works.
Comprehension

164-0006      read and analyze works of American literature and answer recall, interpretive, and/or inferential questions to demonstrate their understanding.
              (Colonial American Literature-New Land to 1750)

Application

164-0007      design literature-based essays based on various types such as descriptive, expository, persuasive, and/or
              critical. (Colonial American Literature New Land - 1750)
Synthesis

164-0008      apply the styles and techniques found in the literary genres studied to their own writing. (Colonial
              American Literature New Land - 1750)
Application

164-0009      demonstrate understanding of new vocabulary.
Application

164-0010      explain how the literature of the Revolutionary Era reflected the time period and is part of American
              political heritage. (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)
Comprehension

164-0011      name some authors of this time period such as: Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Phyllis Wheatly, and
              Olaudah Equiano. (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)

Knowledge

164-0012      recognize literary genres of the era including autobiography, oratory, essay, aphorisms, pamphlet, political document, and almanacs.
              (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)

Knowledge

164-0013      increase skills in vocabulary from works studied. (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)
Knowledge




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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                               Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                      Course Objective                                                     Month

             The student will
164-0014     recognize literary style, tone, literary allusion, and parallelism. (American Revolutionary Literature
             1750-1800)
Knowledge

164-0015     compare and contrast the works of various literary eras and authors. (American Revolutionary Literature
             1750-1800)
Comprehension

164-0016     classify authors and major works according to their historical eras. (American Revolutionary Literature
             1750-1800)
Comprehension

164-0017     discuss orally their interpretations of literary works. (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)
Comprehension

164-0018     plan independent readings and related projects. (American Revolutionary Literature 1750-1800)
Synthesis

164-0019     research information and produce an MLA style written piece. (American Revolutionary Literature
             1750-1800)
Analysis

164-0020     describe the new trends in American literature during the Early American era. (Early American Literature
             1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0021     describe authors which could include: Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, Edgar Allen Poe, and James Fenimore
             Cooper. (Early American Literature 1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0022     recognize literary genres of the time including poetry novel and short story. (Early American Literature
             1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0023     increase skills in vocabulary. (Early American Literature 1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0024     label elements of poetry such as rhyme, meter, and figurative elements. (Early American Literature
             1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0025     recognize basic plot elements in fiction: setting, theme, plot structure, etc. (Early American Literature
             1800-1840)
Knowledge

164-0026     locate and read additional materials to enhance the literature. (Early American Literature 1800-1840)
Knowledge



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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                               Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                              Course Objective                                                                 Month

              The student will
164-0027      appreciate the themes and lessons of classic literature and apply them to their own lives and times.
              (Early American Literature 1800-1840)
Application

164-0028      identify the characteristics of Romanticism in works of fiction, including authors Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel
              Hawthorne, and Herman Melville. (Early American Literature 1800-1840)

Knowledge

164-0029      recognize romantic elements and poetry styles of poets of the mid-nineteenth century including Henry W. Longfellow, Oliver W. Holmes,
              James R. Lowell, J.G Whittier, and Emily Dickinson. (American Romantic Literature 1840-1860)

Knowledge

164-0030      increase skills on defining vocabulary and literary terminology. (American Romantic Literature
              1840-1860)
Knowledge

164-0031      read and analyze works of American literature and answer recall, interpretive, and/or inferential questions to demonstrate their
              understanding. (American Romantic Literature 1840-1860)
Application

164-0032      design literature based essays based on various types such as descriptive, expository, persuasive, and/or
              critical. (American Romantic Literature 1840-1860)
Synthesis

164-0033      apply the styles and techniques found in the literary genres studied to their own writing. (American
              Romantic Literature 1840-1860)
Application

164-0034      demonstrate understanding of new vocabulary by interpreting words in literary context and in their own speech and writing. (American
              Romantic Literature 1840-1860)

Application

164-0035      identify the following terms: spiritual, oratory, free verse, elegy, autobiography, and slave narratives.
              (Civil War Voices 1855-1865)
Knowledge

164-0036      identify and understand Civil War era authors and their works, including Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, Mary Chestnut, Robert E. Lee,
              Chief Joseph, Frederick Douglas, and Spirituals. (Civil War Voices 1855-1865)

Knowledge

164-0037      locate the literary terms in the reading and create their own examples. (Civil War Voices 1855-1865)
Knowledge

164-0038      read, analyze, and relate the selected pieces of literature to its historical context. (Civil War Voices
              1855-1865)
Application

164-0039      recall basic facts about the studies, authors, and/or pieces of literature. (Civil War Voices 1855-1865)
Knowledge



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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                             Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                            Course Objective                                                                Month

             The student will
164-0040     identify the following terms: realism, naturalism, and regionalism (local color). (Realism in American
             Literature 1865-1915)
Knowledge

164-0041     know Realism era authors and their works, including Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Kate Chopin, Paul Dunbar, Willa Cather, Jack London, Edith
             Wharton, Ambrose Pierce, Stephen Crane, Edwin Robinson, and Edgar Masters. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)

Knowledge

164-0042     define the literary terms from this unit. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)
Comprehension

164-0043     identify the literary terms in pieces of literature. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)
Knowledge

164-0044     compare this writing to writing from other periods. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)
Comprehension

164-0045     learn basic knowledge of the authors studied. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)
Knowledge

164-0046     create a piece of literature using characteristics of realism. (Realism in American Literature 1865-1915)
Synthesis

164-0047     interpret and understand the pieces of literature. (Realism in American Literature)
Comprehension

164-0048     know the historical setting of this unit (1915-1946). (Modern Fiction and Poetry 1915-1946)
Knowledge

164-0049     identify modernism and Harlem Renaissance. (Modern Fiction and Poetry 1915-1946)
Knowledge

164-0050     know the following writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Sherwood Anderson, Katherine Porter,
             and Richard Wright. (Modern Fiction and Poetry)
Knowledge

164-0051     know modern fiction and poetry writers including William Faulkner, James Thurber, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings,
             Carl Sandburg, Langston Hughes, and Courtney Cullin. (Modern Fiction and Poetry 1915-1946)

Knowledge

164-0052     define and apply the historical setting and the literary terms of the literature studied. (Modern Fiction and
             Poetry 1915-1946)
Comprehension

164-0053     know the listed authors and their work style. (Modern Fiction and Poetry 1915-1946)
Knowledge

164-0054     interpret and understand the literature studied. (Modern Fiction and Poetry 1915-1946)
Comprehension

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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                                Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                              Course Objective                                                                  Month

              The student will
164-0055      identify terms related to drama: playwright, aside, soliloquy, and stage directions. (Drama Unit
              1946-Present)
Knowledge

164-0056      read a minimum of one drama (suggested playwrights are Miller, Wilder, O'Neill, Hansberry, and/or
              Albee). (Drama Unit 1946-Present)
Application

164-0057      identify basic information about the studied playwrights. (Drama Unit 1946-Present)
Knowledge

164-0058      locate and apply the drama terms to a piece of literature. (Drama Unit 1946-Present)
Knowledge

164-0059      interpret the contextual meaning and the dramatic conventions used in the drama. (Drama Unit
              1946-Present)
Comprehension

164-0060      prepare a research project. (Research Skills)
Application

164-0061      select and refine a topic for research. (Research Skills)
Evaluation

164-0062      determine valid resources for researching the topic, including primary and secondary sources.
              Authenticate the validity of the resource. (Research Skills)
Evaluation

164-0063      locate materials appropriate to purpose in a school library/media center. Access materials from public
              and electronic media. (Research Skills)
Knowledge

164-0064      use table of contents, indexes, key words, cross references, and information. (Research Skills)
Application

164-0065      use the card catalog, Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature, and other indexes (traditional or electronic)
              to locate information. (Research Skills)
Application

164-0066      use the features of electronic media (i.e., menus, databases, search techniques and engines, Internet,
              and bulletin boards) to locate information. (Research Skills)
Application

164-0067      use the following to gather information: books, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases and almanacs, newspapers/periodicals,
              audio-video resources, interviews, surveys, documents, and artifacts. (Research Skills)

Application




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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                              Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                             Course Objective                                                                 Month

              The student will
164-0068      write notes relevant to the research topic. (Research Skills)
Knowledge

164-0069      develop and defend a thesis based on the research. (Research Skills)
Synthesis

164-0070      organize, summarize, and present the thesis. (Research Skills)
Synthesis

164-0071      give precise, formal credit for other ideas, images, or information using multiple types of documentation.
              (Research Skills)
Comprehension

164-0072      prepare for standardized tests (SAT, ACT), (Test Taking Skills)
Application

164-0073      write responses to essay questions on tests. (Test Taking Skills)
Knowledge

164-0074      analyze the construction of test questions and assess what skills are needed to answer them. (Test
              Taking Skills)
Analysis

164-0075      construct an essay by identifying the key word, constructing a thesis, and writing the essay. (Test Taking
              Skills)
Synthesis

164-0076      build vocabulary skills in order to understand vocabulary to enhance test taking, reading,
              comprehension, and writing skills. (Vocabulary Skills)
Application

164-0077      identify common prefixes, suffixes, and roots. (Vocabulary Study)
Knowledge

164-0078      know literary terms. (Vocabulary Study)
Knowledge

164-0079      use context clues. (Vocabulary Study)
Application

164-0080      know writing skills: essay, précis, and literary criticism. (Essay Writing)
Knowledge

164-0081      write complex informational pieces such as analyses, evaluations, and essays, which show a variety of methods to develop main idea,
              precise language, specific detail, and cause and effect. (Essay Writing)

Knowledge




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COURSE OBJECTIVES
English III Level III
                                                                                                   Total Objectives: 90
 Course Objective #
Cognitive Level                                       Course Objective                                                        Month

             The student will
164-0082     understand relevant graphics such as illustrations, photographs, charts, maps, graphs, and tables.
             (Essay Writing)
Comprehension

164-0083     comprehend use of primary and secondary sources. (Essay Writing)
Comprehension

164-0084     distinguish between essential and nonessential information according to the purpose for reading and organizing the essential
             information in the form of a précis. (Essay Writing)
Analysis

164-0085     comprehend conventions of language. (Common Errors)
Comprehension

164-0086     know common errors. (Common Errors)
Knowledge

164-0087     understand usage. (Common Errors)
Comprehension

164-0088     know other areas which need to be targeted such as punctuation and capitalization. (Common Errors)
Knowledge

164-0089     identify and correct errors in agreement, parallel structure, placement of modifiers, and pronoun case.
             (Common Errors)
Knowledge

164-0090     know frequently made errors. (Common Errors)
Knowledge




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