Fort Dodge Community School District

Sign Up for TK-8 Grade Welcome Conference/Orientation

School Starts August 27

Course Description:

American Literature is a survey course that concentrates on the major concepts of our cultural heritage reflected in the literature written by significant American authors.  Providing a good background for college-bound students, American Literature demands intensive reading, critical analysis, and writing.

Textbook:  

American Literature: a Thematic Approach (McGraw-Hill  1985)

Various supplemental novels and anthologies

Units:

    Colonial/Revolutionary/Early American Lit.
    Realistic Period
    Classical Period
    Pre-modern Period
    Modern Period
    Post-modern Period

 

© 2019 Fort Dodge Community School District. All rights reserved.