Fort Dodge Community School District

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Course Description:

English II is developed around four major thematic units: Mythology, Mystery/Research, Essential Shakespeare, and Motivations.  Students will examine literature to gain insight into the human dimension, into self, and into the writer’s craftsmanship and writing.  This class also includes a strong research component, covering the basics of research and composing a complete research paper.  This course is required, or Honors English 2 may be substituted to meet the requirement.

Units Covered:

World Mythology

Investigative Research

Essential Shakespeare Motivations

Literary Resources:

World Mythology, Donna Rosenberg  

House on Mango Street,  Sandra Cisneros

Lord of the Flies, William Golding

 Much Ado About Nothing

Hamlet

Henry V

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