3 Classic Novels by C. Brontë, Mary Shelley, and E. Brontë
Socratic-Style class for Jane Eyre, Frankenstein, and Wuthering Heights
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During this semester class, we will use the Socratic-style to discuss the following three books: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë This is a Socratic-style class. Each student will be encouraged to voice their opinions while using evidence from the text. I do ask that cameras be on during class. This helps to create a friendly and engaging atmosphere. If you prefer that your learner's camera be off during class, please let me know....
I have taught English for over 20 years.
The following includes the schedule for the next sixteen weeks. Pre-Reading Activity: Please read chapters 1-10 in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Week 1: Jane Eyre PowerPoint Introduction to Romanticism, Gothic genre, and Charlotte Brontë. Discuss: Chapters 1-10 Homework: Read: Chapters 11-20 Activity: Character Charts with Textual Proof Week 2: Jane Eyre PowerPoint Introduction to Mood and Tone. Discuss: Chapters 11-20 Homework: Read: Chapter 21-30 Activity: Mood/Tone Activity Week 3: Jane Eyre PowerPoint Introduction to Setting and its influence on the plot. Discuss: Chapters 21-30 Homework: Read: Chapters 26-32 Activity: Setting Activity Week 4: Jane Eyre PowerPoint Introduction to themes. Discuss: Chapters 33-38 Homework: Read: Frankenstein Chapters 1-6 Activity: Themes Activity ` Test: Jane Eyre Week 5: Frankenstein PowerPoint Introduction to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Discuss: Chapters 1-6 Homework: Read: Chapters 7-13 Activity: Character Chart Activity Week 6: Frankenstein Discuss: Chapters 7-13 Homework: Read: Chapters 14-19 Activity: Tone/Mood Activity Week 7: Frankenstein PowerPoint Introduction for conflicts. Discuss: Chapters 14-19 Homework: Read: Chapters 20-24 Activity: Conflict Internal/External Activity Week 8: Frankenstein Discuss: Chapters 20-24 Homework: Read: Wuthering Heights Chapters 1-10 Test: Frankenstein Week 9: Wuthering Heights Discuss: Chapters 1-10 Homework: Read: Chapters 11-21 Activity: Character Chart with Textual Proof Week 10: Pride and Prejudice PowerPoint Introduction: Symbolism Discuss: Chapters 11-21 Homework: Read: Chapters 22-28 Activity: Symbolism Week 11: Wuthering Heights Discuss: Chapters 22-28 Homework: Read: Chapters 28-34 Activity: Identifying Figurative Language to Set the Mood Week 12: Wuthering Heights Discuss: Chapters 28-34 Homework: Test: Wuthering Heights
Learners should have a copy of each of the books. Frankenstein should be the 1818 edition. I use the Bantam classic.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
These books include mature content.
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