Early Poems: Mid 1700s to mid 1800s
Marine Corps Hymn
Legal Documents: Late 1700s
The Declaration of Independence
Edgar Allen Poe: Early to mid 1800s
Selection from Poe Essay
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Masque of the Red Death
The philosophy of composition
The purloined letter
The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
City upon a Hill Speech
We also read Poems of Edward Taylor which I don’t have in electronic copy but I do have the book.
Copies are in room 11.
Annie Jones (bearded woman) – Wikipedia
Annie Jones- The Esau Woman
Chang and Eng — Britannica Online Encyclopedia
No Author. The Life of Joice Heth, the Nurse of Gen. George Washington, (the Father of Our Country,) Now Living at the Astonishing Age of 161 Years, and Weighs Only 46 Pounds_
Remembering Chang and Eng, the original Siamese twins – RN – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Summary of The Life of Joice Heth, the Nurse of Gen. George Washington, (the Father of Our Country,) Now Living at the Astonishing Age of 161 Years, and Weighs Only 46 Pounds
The real Tom Thumb and the birth of celebrity – BBC News
Zip The “What Is It_” _ Weird NJ
Barnum Greatest Show on Earth
Barnum Greatest Show on Earth2
Barnum Legend and the Man
Barnum Legend and the Man2
Huck and Hank Go to the Circus- Mark Twain under Barnum’s Big Top
P. T. Barnum and the American Museum
P. T. Barnum in Moby-Dick.1
P. T. Barnum in Moby-Dick.2
P. T. Barnum
Spectacular Distractions – P.T. Barnum and American Modernism
Whitman Interviews Barnum
Transcendentalists: Early to mid 1800s
From “Nature” by Ralph Waldo Emerson
From Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
From Walden Chapter 1, Part 1
From Walden Chapter 1, Part 2
From Walden Chapter 1, Part 3
From Walden Chapter 1, Part 4
From Walden Chapter 2, Part 1
From Walden Chapter 2, Part 2
From Walden Chapter 5
From Walden Conclusion
Melville’s Moby Dick: 1850s
Attached are files of the color-coded paragraph sheet, the Frankenstein essay with specific transitions and what not highlighted with notes, a copy of the paper outline sheet just in case you feel as though you need help with gaining more direction, and the introduction and conclusion sheet.
Also If you realized that you needed a book and didn’t grab one if you look down to the post that says for 9B AP kids there is a link to a pdf version of the book, the page numbers are slightly off but it is the same text. So use that if you need it.
Email me if you have any issues or questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope your AP test went okay.
Bellow the link titled “Paragraphing” is a word document. The document is a graphic organizer with an explanation and example of a paragraph that is color coded. On the other side is the graphic organizer. If your group came up with a thesis statement using a theme on Thursday then use that thesis to make a paragraph (at the bottom the jessporter link is a link to a pdf of the book they are almost the same page numbers as the version we use in class. You guys have read through chapter 3).
If your group didn’t make a thesis statement then make one using one of the themes that your group talked about on Thursday. Below is a slide about how to make a thesis to help you (Thesis Statements).
Please bring this is on Monday
Follow along in your books, from page 38 to page 53, on the recording that’s the beginning to minute 27:41