SENIOR SEMINAR DATES

ENGLISH

DR. JACOBS

 

September

 

        13,14 Timed Writing on 1984

        15,18 Reading/Writing Groups

 

 

October

 

        9/29,10/2 Reading/Writing Groups

        3,4 Timed Writing on Their Eyes Were Watching God

        5,6 College Essay Workshop

        10,11 Reading/Writing Groups

        16,17 Begin Hamlet

        18 Choice Novel due for George Mason Univ. Colloquium

        24,25 Reading/Writing Groups

 

 

November

 

 

        1,2 Portfolios Due

        10,13 Finish Hamlet

        14,15 Timed Writing on Hamlet

        17,20 Reading/Writing Groups

        21,22 Begin Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

 

 

December

 

 

        5,6 Reading/Writing Groups

        11,12 Timed Writing on Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

        15,18 Timed Writing on Metamorphosis

        19,20 Reading/Writing Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

        8,9 Begin Poetry Groups

        10,11 Reading/Writing Groups

        22,23 Portfolios Due

        26,31 Timed Writing on Poetry

 

 

February

 

 

        1,2 Begin Dubliners

 

Frequent pop quizzes on Dubliners throughout February

 

 

March

 

 

        5,6 Timed Writing on Dubliners

        7,8 AP Multiple Choice Test

        9,12 Begin John Donne groups

        21,22 Timed Writing on John Donne poem

        23,26 AP Multiple Choice Test

        27,28 Choice novel (by Achebe or Sepulveda) due

 

 

April

 

 

        4,5 Choice Novel Timed Writing

        All dates Review for AP Test

        27,30 THREE Timed Writings as AP Review

 

 

May and June

 

 

        7 AP Test English Language

        9 AP Test English Literature

        8-14 Novel into Film Oral Reports

        18,21,22 Choose topics for Teaching Seminars and Plan Seminars

        23,24 Teach Student Seminars

        25,29 Teach Student Seminars

        30, June 4 Calculate Grades for Students in Seminars

        June 5,6 Teaching Evaluations Final Exam