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IMPORTANT NOTES: 

ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR MYSFP. Be sure to use a valid email address and to register for the correct course and class.

Any student who is absent must make up any and all missed work. It is the student's responsibility to find out what work was missed and to request a make-up. 

Students must be prepared for class everyday. Being prepared means having the correct books, pens and pencils, a fully charged iPad and being on time.

The Honor Code is strictly observed in this class and applies to everything we do. Students are expected to adhere to the school's honor code policy.

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MARCH_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday, 3/26                                      The Alienist Exam (100 points)

HOMEWORK for 3/22: Complete The Alienist Questions - due Monday, 3/25. All questions must be answered in paragraph form and must include at least one quote from the novel to support your answer. Be sure to identify chapters and page numbers.

Wednesday, 3/20 & Thursday, 3/21  Pillowman Essay (100 points) *This grade will count for the fourth quarter.*

***STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PAPER COPY OF THE PLAY THE PILLOWMAN FOR USE IN CLASS ON MONDAY, 3/4 (DAY 3)***_

FEBRUARY__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HOMEWORK for 2/8: Complete "Yellow Wallpaper" Questions - due Tuesday, 2/12.

JANUARY___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HOMEWORK for 2/1: Complete "A Rose for Emily" Questions - due Tuesday, 2/5.

HOMEWORK for 1/29: Complete "Tell Tale Heart" Questions - due Thursday, 1/31.

HOMEWORK for 1/25: Complete "The Black Cat" Questions - due Monday, 1/28.

Homework for 1/22: Have your parents read the syllabus and sign the receipt to return on Wednesday, 1/23 (Day 2).  Students must obtain a copy of the Gothic text for use in class on Friday, 1/25 and a copy of Caleb Carr's The Alienist, which they should begin reading. The first reading assignment is TBA.


Gothic Literature – Mrs. Rizzi-Lorenz

Spring 2019 Course Outline 


The following is a list of dates outlining required reading assignments and corresponding quizzes/exams for the semester.  This is NOT a complete list.  Additional daily reading assignments and unannounced quizzes will be given throughout the semester.


Due Date                                             Assignment/Assessment                                              


Monday, 2/11                                      The Alienist Quiz #1 (25 points)

                                                              Chapters 1 – 10           

Friday, 2/15                                         In-Class Essay (100 points)                 

                                                              (Topic to be announced)

Monday, 2/25                                      Mid-Quarter 

Wednesday, 2/27                                 The Alienist Quiz #2 (25 points)

                                                              Chapters 11 – 20                                                         

Monday, 3/4                                        Bring Pillowman to class.

Friday, 3/8                                           The Alienist Quiz #3 (25 points)

                                                             Chapters 21-30            

Thursday, 3/14                                   In-Class Essay (100 points)*   *This grade will count

                                                              (Topic to be announced)                for the 4th quarter.

Friday, 3/15                                        The Alienist Quiz #4 (25 points) ***ADJUSTED DATE

                                                               Chapters 31-40     

Wednesday, 3/20 & Thursday, 3/21  In-Class Essay (100 points)*   *This grade will count

***ADJUSTED DATE***                    (Topic to be announced)                for the 4th quarter.     

Tuesday3/26                                      The Alienist Exam (100 points)

Friday, 3/29                                        End of the 3rd Quarter

Friday, 5/3                                           Short Story Exam

Tuesday, 5/14                                      Final Essay 



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