Twelfth Grade Literacy Resources
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In this six-week unit, students explore the tension between humans and the divine in the literature of the Middle Ages.
Renaissance and Reformation
This six-week unit introduces students to the literature of the Renaissance and Reformation, exploring its continuity with and departure from the literature of the Middle Ages.
In this six-week unit, students explore literary works of the seventeenth century, with particular attention to questions of human reason and emotion.
Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century
In this four-week unit, students will read fiction, drama, poetry, biography, and autobiography from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, paying particular attention to the relationship between man and nature.
In this eight-week unit, students will observe common tendencies, contradictions, outliers, and subtleties of nineteenth-century romantic literature, including the Victorian, Gothic, and Edwardian periods.
Using Auden’s term “Age of Anxiety” as a focal idea, students consider both the breakdown and affirmation of meaning in twentieth-century literature in this final six-week unit