ENGL 3830: Literature for the Intermediate Reader—Course Calendar

Week 1: Introduction to the Course Tuesday 1/7: No class held due to extreme weather. Thursday 1/9: Please read “Chapter 1: Historicizing Childhood” (Hintz and Tribunella 13-35) and Anne of Green Gables 3-75 for next time. Week 2: “Historicizing Childhood” and Anne of Green Gables Tuesday 1/14: QUIZ 1. Please read Anne of Green Gables 76-155 for next time. Thursday 1/16: QUIZ 2. Please read “Chapter 2: The Early History of Children’s Literature” (Hintz and Tribunella 4973) and Anne of Green Gables 156-220 for next time. Week 3: “The Early History of Children’s Literature” and Anne of Green Gables Tuesday 1/21: QUIZ 3. Please read Anne of Green Gables 221-297 for next time. Thursday 1/23: QUIZ 4. Please read “Chapter 3: Poetry” (Hintz and Tribunella 87-118) and A Maze Me 1-29 for next time. Week 4: “Poetry” and A Maze Me Tuesday 1/28: QUIZ 5. Please read A Maze Me 30-115 for next time. Thursday 1/30: QUIZ 6. Please read “Chapter 5: Picturebooks, Visual Media, and Digital Texts” (Hintz and Tribunella 159-182) and American Born Chinese 1-52 for next time. Week 5: “Picturebooks, Visual Media, and Digital Texts” and American Born Chinese Tuesday 2/4: QUIZ 7. Please read American Born Chinese 53-130 for next time. Thursday 2/6: QUIZ 8. Please read “Chapter 10: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture” (Hintz and Tribunella 345-372) and Yang’s “Printz Award Winner Speech” (provided by instructor) for next time. Week 6: “Race, Ethnicity, and Culture” and American Born Chinese Tuesday 2/11: QUIZ 9. Please read American Born Chinese 131-225 for next time. Thursday 2/13: QUIZ 10. Please read “Chapter 7: Historical Fiction” (Hintz and Tribunella 235-258) and Number the Stars 1-59 (end of “Is the Weather Good for Fishing?”, if you have different page numbers) for next time. Week 7: “Historical Fiction” and Number the Stars Tuesday 2/18: QUIZ 11. Please read Number the Stars 60-137 (end) for next time. Thursday 2/20: QUIZ 12. Please read “Chapter 8: Nonfiction—History, Science, Life Writing” (Hintz and Tribunella 271-296) for next time. We will discuss examples of YA nonfiction in class. Week 8: “Nonfiction—History, Science, Life Writing” and readings provided by instructor Tuesday 2/25: QUIZ 13. Study for midterm. Thursday 2/27: In-class MIDTERM EXAM (open book, open note).

Week 9: Spring Break Tuesday 3/4: Enjoy your break! Thursday 3/6: Please read “Chapter 4: Fairy Tales” (Hintz and Tribunella 125-147) and The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen (selection TBA) for next time. Week 10: “Fairy Tales,” The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen, and selected film Tuesday 3/11: QUIZ 14. Review “Fairy Tales” in preparation for film day. Film to be determined by class vote. Thursday 3/13: FILM DAY. Please read “Chapter 11: Genders and Sexualities” (Hintz and Tribunella 385-413) and Boy Meets Boy 1-43 for next time. Week 11: “Genders and Sexualities” and Boy Meets Boy Tuesday 3/18: QUIZ 15. Please read Boy Meets Boy 44-185 for next time. Thursday 3/20: QUIZ 16. Please read “Chapter 12: Censorship and Selection” (Hintz and Tribunella 425-445) and The Giver 1-87 for next time. Week 12: “Censorship and Selection” and The Giver Tuesday 3/25: QUIZ 17. Please read The Giver 88-179 for next time. Thursday 3/27: QUIZ 18. Please read “Chapter 9: Fantasy, Realism, and Genre Fiction” (Hintz and Tribunella 309-334) and Un Lun Dun xi-137 (parts I and II) for next time. Week 13: “Fantasy, Realism, and Genre Fiction” and Un Lun Dun Tuesday 4/1: QUIZ 19. Please read Un Lun Dun 138-213 (parts III and IV) for next time. Thursday 4/3: QUIZ 20. “Chapter 6: Domesticity and Adventure” (Hintz and Tribunella 193-222) and Un Lun Dun 214311 (parts V and VI) for next time. Week 14: “Domesticity and Adventure” and Un Lun Dun Tuesday 4/8: QUIZ 21. Please read Un Lun Dun 312-471 (parts VII, VIII, and IX) for next time. Thursday 4/10: QUIZ 22. Work on Self-Selected Text Project. Week 15: Conclusion Tuesday 4/15: SELF-SELECTED TEXT PROJECT due. Presentations in class. Thursday 4/17: No class will be held; instructor will be out of town for a conference. Week 16: Finals Week Monday 4/21: Take-home FINAL EXAM due by 4:45 pm (the time our final would end if we had an in-class exam). Week 17: Final Grades Tuesday 4/29: Final grades due by noon. They should be visible to you by 5 pm.

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