why should we be familiar with the literary canon?
Let's get classical, classical! (Yes, occasionally I have to make dumb jokes. The rest of the time, though, they're spot on, no? #coolenglishteacher)
Ok, now that I've got that out of my system: let's talk classic literature! It's difficult to teach an entire novel in a week, so I'm going to introduce classic stories through a bit of reading and a movie adaptation. For these "Be Curious" modules, we'll focus on plot, characters, and themes of these well-regarded stories.
BONUS! Read the whole novel of whichever classic we choose for Reading and Writing, and I'll count this module as having completed the first reading journal!
Let's be clear... some classics aren't worth reading. (coughmobydick) But the books I'm offering for these modules are arguably important for you to be familiar with to consider yourself a connected member of society. So let's get started!