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10th grade books-readings

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Southern Gothic

*Guiding Question:

  - In what ways do actions, past and present, influence others? 

Short Stories:

"A Rose for Emily"

"A Good Man is Hard to Find"


"A Rose for Emily"

"A Good Man is Hard to Find"


"A Rose for Emily"


Classic American Novel

*Guiding Question:

  - How are we a product of those around us? 

Background Video:

BBC Sincerely F. Scott Fitzgerald documentary


The Great Gatsby



*Guiding Question:

  - How can we use writing to express ourselves? 

Songs as Poetry:

"Introduction to Poetry" at http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/001.html 

-Songs Packet


"Saying Goodbye" at http://www.chinatownconnection.com/tanka-poems.htm

"In the Check-Out Line" at http://www.ahapoetry.com/tanka.htm#lynx1

"Hazy Autumn Moon" at http://www.ahapoetry.com/tanka.htm#lynx1

"Thunderclouds Building" at http://www.readinga-z.com/poetry/lesson_plans/tanka/tanka_print.html

"Light, Airy snowflakes" at http://www.readinga-z.com/poetry/lesson_plans/tanka/tanka_print.html

SonnetsSonnet XVIII 6 Sonnets

"Sonnet 18" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 990 or at http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/18.html

"A Basketball Sonnet" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=67139

"The Truth of Death" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=85362

"The End of Summer" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=78355

"Waiting" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=102365

"A Teenage Girl's First Crush" at http://www.poemsforfree.com/crush.html

"If We Must Die" at http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/mckay.html


"Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night" at http://www.writing-world.com/poetry/villanelle.shtml

"The Waking" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 986 or at http://gawow.com/roethke/poems/104.html


"The Legend" at http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15434

"Child Burial" at http://westbynorthwest.org/artman/publish/printer_1049.shtml

"O Captain! My Captain!" at http://www.bartleby.com/142/193.html

"In Memoriam of Paul Celan" at http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15409

"The Elegy of New York"  

Various poems from books including but not limited to:

The Best American Poetry 1993 ed. Louise Gluck, 2001 ed. Robert Hass & 2004 ed. Lyn Hejinian

Best Loved Poems ed. Neil Philip

The Spoken Revolution ed. Mark Eleveld & The Spoken Word Redux ed. Mark Eleveld 

Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway....and More ed. Danny Simmons

The Rag and Bone Shop ed. Robert Bly, James Hillman, Michael Meade

From Totems to Hip-Hop ed. Ishmael Reed

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes

Healing Earthquakes by jimmy Santiago Baca

C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans by Jimmy Santiago Baca

Immigrants in Our Own Land & Selected Early Poems by Jimmy Santiago Baca

The New Yorker Book of Poems ed. The Editors of The New Yorker

Contemporary American Poetry ed. Donald Hall

Contemporary American Poetry ed. A. Poulin, Jr., Michael Waters

Contemporary American Poetry ed. A. Poulin, Jr. 

The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry ed. Alan Kaufman

The Open Boat Poems from Asian Americans ed. Garrett Hongo

African American Poetry ed. Virginia Seeley

E.E. Cummings Complete Poems by E. E. Cummings

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson

Bartlett's Poems for Occasions ed. Geoffrey O'Brien

The Poem I Turn To ed. Jason Shinder

Adrienne Rich Poems by Adrienne Rich

The Complete Poems of Stephen Crane ed. Joseph Katz

Poetry Speaks ed. Elise Paschen, Rebekah Mosby 

The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry ed. Richard Ellmann, Robert O'Clair

The Norton Anthology of Poetry ed. Alexander W. Allison. Herbert Barrows, Caesar R. Blake, Arthur J. Carr, Arthur M. Eastman, Hubert M. English, Jr.

Minnesota Writers: Poetry ed. Jim Moore, Cary Waterman

Where One Voice Ends Another Begins 150 Years of Minnesota Poetry ed. Robert Hedin

Old Shirts & New Skins by Sherman Alexie

The Summer Of Black Widows by Sherman Alexie

First Indian On the Moon by Sherman Alexie

The Business of Fancydancing by Sherman Alexie

One Stick Song by Sherman Alexie

Tarantula by Bob Dylan
Northern Lights ed. Susan Marie Swanson

The Mentor Book of Major American Poets ed. Oscar Williams, Edwin Honig

Unsettling America ed. Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Jennifer Gillan

Homegirls and Handgrenades by Sonia Sanchez

The Complete Poems of Robert Frost by Robert Frost

Turtle Pictures by Ray Gonzales

Naked Poetry ed. Stephen Berg, Robert Mezey

The American Experience: Poetry ed. Dora V. Smith, Richard Corbin, John D. Ebbs

Poetry 180 ed. Billy Collins

180 More ed. Billy Collins

Good Poems American Places ed. Garrison Keillor

Louise Gluck Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Gluck

Angels in Ascent ed. Charles Henry Rowell

la lunada ed. Marc David Pinate

Poems From the Rio Grande by Rudolfo Anaya

The Chicano/Latino Literary Prize ed. Stephanie Fetta

Asian American Literature ed. Shawn Wong

Hispanic American Literature ed. Nicolas Kanellos

African American Literature ed. Al Young

Native American Literature ed. Gerald Vizenor

Bamboo Among the Oaks ed. Mai Neng Moua

Braided Lives ed. Jenny Keyser


Shakespearean Drama

*Guiding Question:

  - Why do people do what they do? 



No Fear Macbeth online


Shakespeare Uncovered: Macbeth  

Homer gives 'Tomorrow" speech

PBS Macbeth

Folger Theater Macbeth

Royal Shakespeare Company Macbeth Act IV, sc i

Why You Should Read Macbeth


Contemporary Fiction

*Guiding Questions:

     -How are we a product of our family?

     -How can trauma be used to make a person stronger?


-Sherman Alexie on Censorship 


-The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian




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