Skip to contentSkip to Main Site NavigationSkip to Site Left NavigationSkip to Site Utility NavigationSkip to Site SearchSkip to FooterDownload Adobe Reader
Print

ENGLISH 122 SCHEDULE PAGE

This page contains information about the assignments you should be working on each week and when those assignments are due. All assignments [unless otherwise noted] are due by 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time [PST] on the date listed in the schedule. NOTE: ORIENTATION is ON-CAMPUS

Week Number

Assignments DUE this week

Week One 8/17

Theme: Getting to know you!

 

 

 

 

MANDATORY STUDENT ORIENTATION ON CAMPUS: 8/21 11am-12:50pm rm B360

Student orientation assignments due Sunday  8/23  by 11:55pm PST:

There are 4 specific activities you must complete correctly to get your 20 points for the orientation assignment:

Journal #0 = 5 points / Discussion Questions #0 = 5 points / Responding to group #0 = 5 points / Quiz #0 = 5 points

 

Week Two 8/24

Theme: Parents and children

 

 

 

Journal #1readings due Monday [Textbook Reading: Reading Drama 1221-1230] [this reading contained in a folder on Blackboard]

Watch Video: Much Ado About Nothing [video is available in library or at your local video rental shop - best version is 1993 with Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, & Denzel Washington]

**note: currently the video is available for rent on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Much-About-Nothing-Kenneth-Branagh/dp/B000IZVYZC

View On-line lectures: Drama & Shakespeare [this will help you answer your discussion questions]

Answers to discussion questions #1 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: Shakespeare, Responding to Literature, & Essays pgs 13-15 & Review the Play Attendance Report assignment on the web.

Responses to group answers #1 due Friday

 

Week Three 8/31

Theme: Sisters and brothers

 

 

 

Journal #2 readings due Monday [Textbook Reading: Read Analyzing Fiction 1193-1206, Read The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus pg 12, Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing pg 43-49 / Read Analyzing Poetry 1207-1220 & poetry selections Daedalus by Alastair Reid 97-98, My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke 102, Daddy by Sylvia Plath 103-105, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas 114] [these readings all contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

View on-line lectures Fiction and Poetry [this will help you answer your discussion questions]

Answers to discussion questions #2 due Wednesday includes all the above

Responses to group answers #2 due Friday

 

Week Four 9/7

Theme: Brothers and sisters

 

 

 

Journal #3 readings due Monday [Textbook reading:

Cinderella by Charles Perault: 202-207Cinderella by Bruno Bettelheim (Essay) 213-218 (omit editors note); Cinderella by Anne Sexton (poem) 279-281 – Hansel & Gretel by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm 196-201, Poems Hansel & Gretel by Anne Sexton 274-278 / Gretel in Darkness by Louise Gluck. Also The Story of Cain & Abel in Genesis 4:1-26 194-195; Abel by Demetrios Capetanakis (poem) 68-69 272( text);The Rich Brother by Tobias Wolff 233-245] [readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #3 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook Reading: Cinderella by Broumas & Cinderella by Grimm

Responses to group answers #3 due Friday

**Don't forget - you must see a play and complete your play attendance report by week Eight! Go get those play tickets!

Want some extra credit? Post a rough draft of your play attendance report paper by 10 am Friday of week 7 and get 10 bonus points! Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week Five 9/14

Theme: People in love

Quiz #1 Due Mon-Fri 10 am PST - quiz does not include week 5 readings
You can take this quiz two times in this period - scores will be averaged.

Journal #4 week four readings due Monday [Textbook reading: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams 286-338]

Answers to discussion questions #4 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: Sugar & Spice, Snips & Snails, Men & Women

Responses to group answers #4 due Friday

Week Six 9/21

Theme: People in love

 

 

Journal #5 readings due Monday [Textbook reading: Chinese Folktale Faithful Even in Death 354-356, Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont 357-365I Love You and Romantic Love by Robert Solomon 378-384, English Folktale The Lady of Shallott 366-368The Lady of Shallot by Alfred Lord Tennyson (poem) 451-455The Horse Dealer’s Daughter by D.H. Lawrence 388-400 and Love Poems -> / How do I Love Thee by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 434A Red Red Rose by Robert Burns 436My Mistresses' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun by William Shakespeare 437Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day by William Shakespeare 438To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell 446Waiting for Icarus by Muriel Rukeyser 448La Belle Dame sans Merci by John Keats 449,Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning 456The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot 459-462][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #5 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: The Flea, Glossing & Annotating, Imagery & Symbolism

Responses to group answers #5 due Friday

 

**** Start thinking about what you might like to do for your literary analysis paper

 

Week Seven 9/28

Theme: Wives and husbands

 

 

 

Journal #6 readings due Monday [Textbook reading: A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller 464-511][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #6 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook readings: Story of an Hour, 100 and a half

Responses to group answers #6 due Friday

Extra credit Due: Post a rough draft of your play attendance report paper by 10 am Friday of week 7 and get 10 bonus points! Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week Eight 10/5

Theme: Husbands and wives

 

Journal #7 readings due Monday [Textbook readings:A Nez Perce Myth Coyote & the Shadow People 524-527Marrying Absurd by Joan Didion 537-539The Wedding by Andrea Lee 540-542, Wife-Wooing by John Updike 547-551; The Legacy by Virginia Woolf 581-585, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant 551-557 / The Story of Odysseus and Penelope by Homer 528-532, Penelope by Dorothy Parker 600Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson 602-603, My Last Duchess by Robert Browning 607-608My Last Duke by Helane Levine Keating 609][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #7 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: I want a wife, Literary Analysis Paper

Responses to group answers #7 due Friday

Play attendance report due next week! You can pre-submit your paper to the WebCT discussion page, and I'll take a look and give you feedback to ensure you get all the points.

Study for your mid-term! You can only take this exam once!

Week Nine 10/12

Take Midterm exam available Mon 10 am until Fri 10 am.

YOU CAN ONLY TAKE THIS EXAM ONCE!

 

 

 

Midterm & Play Analysis Paper Due

The midterm is available MON 10 am until Fri 10 am. The Play analysis paper must also be turned in during this time. LATE PAPERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!

Want some extra credit? Post an outline of your literary analysis paper by 10 am Friday of week 12 and get 5 bonus points! Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

**NOTE: Don't wait to start reading your novel Jane Eyre. It will be easier for you if you get started early. 
You can download the audio book of Jane Eyre as mp3 files at this website: http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/title/j/je.html

Week Ten 10/19

Theme: Enemies and Friends

 

 

 

 

 

Journal #8 readings due Monday [Textbook reading A Doll's House: A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen pgs 624-675]

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2542/2542-h/2542-h.htm

Answers to discussion questions #8 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook readings: Chili Cook-off , Critical Approaches to Lit, Maligned Wolf, Historical & Biographical Perspectives

Responses to group answers #8 due Friday

On-line Lecture: Getting the most points for your Literary Analysis Paper 

 

Week Eleven 10/26

Theme: Friends and Enemies

 

 

Journal #9 readings due Monday [Textbook readings: The Fox and the Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery 687-689, William Wilson by Edgar Allan Poe 710-723, The Tunnel by Mark Strand (poem) 802 , The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad 724-751]

Answers to discussion questions #9 due Wednesday includes all the above +Handbook readings: Psychological criticism, 50/50 Cat in Hat & Lecture: POE

Responses to group answers #9 due Friday

Week Twelve 11/2

Theme: Friends and enemies

*NOTE: last day to drop!

 

 

 

 

 

Journal #10 readings due Monday [Textbook Readings: Roman Fever by Edith Wharton 752-761The Wall by Jean-Paul Sartre 762-774Mending Wall by Robert Frost 799Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns 811 , The Necessary Knocking on the Door by Ann Petry 775-779, A Poison Tree by William Blake 805, A Shady Friend-for Torrid Days by Emily Dickinson 796, To an Athlete Dying Young by A.E. Housman 796-797][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #10 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook readings: Gender Criticism

Responses to group answers #10 due Friday

Extra credit due by 10 am Friday: Post outline of Literary Analysis paper for 5 bonus points [Must include title, thesis statement, topic sentence for each body paragraph, bulleted main points, and bulleted conclusion]. Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Want some more extra credit? Post a rough draft of your literary analysis paper by 10 am Friday of week 14 and get 5 points. Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade! Get an extra five points if you review someone else's rough draft and post suggestions on how they can improve their paper by Friday of week 16! 

Week Thirteen 11/9

Theme: Teachers and Students

Quiz #2 Due Mon-Fri 10 am PST - quiz does not include week 13 readings
You can take this quiz two times in this period - scores will be averaged.

 

Journal #11 readings due Monday [Textbook reading: The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman 814-861][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #11 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: Mythological Criticism, Mythic Archetypes

Responses to group answers #11 due Friday

 

Week Fourteen 11/16

Theme: Teachers and Students

 

 

 

 

Journal #12 readings due Monday [Theme: Teachers and Students / The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson 877-879Teacher Wei by Mark Salzman 895-901, Cathedral by Raymond Carver 921-930The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost (poem) 1144 & Theme for English B by Langston Hughes 932, Ballad of Orange & Grape by Muriel Rukeyser 933Musee de Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden 939Snake by D.H. Lawrence 940The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop 942][readings not linked contained in the online resources section of Blackboard]

Answers to discussion questions #12 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: Deconstruction Criticism, The Death of the Author

Responses to group answers #12 due Friday

Extra credit due by 10 am Friday: Post Rough draft for 5 pts. Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade! If you posted a rough draft, you can also review a fellow student's rough draft of Literary Analysis paper and make suggestions for improvement by 10 am Friday of week 16 for an additional 5 pts !

Week Fifteen 11/23

Theme: Teachers and Students

 

 

Journal #13 week fourteen readings due Monday [NOVEL: Read 1st half of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre]

You'll need to find a copy of the text for your assignment.

On-line Lecture: Reading and Analyzing Novels

Answers to discussion questions #13 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: How to read a novel, Meet Charlotte Bronte, 1st half Jane Eyre Study Guide

Responses to group answers #13 due Friday

 

Week Sixteen 11/30

 

 

 

 

Journal #14 week fifteen readings due Monday [NOVEL: Finish Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre]

Answers to discussion questions #14 due Wednesday includes all the above + Handbook reading: Nannies and Governesses, On Children etc., 2nd half Jane Eyre study guide

Responses to group answers #14 due Friday

Finish your literary analysis paper and study for final exam.

Extra credit due by 10 am Friday: If you posted a rough draft, you can also review a fellow student's rough draft of Literary Analysis paper and make suggestions for improvement for an additional 5 pts !

Week Seventeen 12/7

Final Exam: Available MON 12/7 @ 10 am until MON 12/14 @ 10am.

You can only take the final exam once!

You must take the final exam and turn in your literary analysis paper to Blackboard this week. LATE PAPERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!

Last Updated: 06/27/2018
  • GCCCD
  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District