American Literature: Social Transformations Coursebook

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Course Overview

Course Length: One semester

Suggested Grade Level(s): 11 12

View samples of our high school curriculum here.

American culture has undergone countless social transformations in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Today new social transformations are underway.

In this course students will study how American literature reflects and contributes to social transformations. Presenting a diverse set of voices the course centers on the intersection of literature history and current events.

Students read a selection of fiction poetry and essays that explore important topics in American culture: the efforts for liberation that African Americans have engaged in during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries the motives that have brought immigrants to the United States and the environmental struggles that have created tensions between various segments of society. Students examine themes such as xenophobia bias and the legacy of the past through the lens of different settings and perspectives.

Suggested prerequisites: Composition or The Hero’s Journey

Additional Materials Required

The following books will be necessary to complete this American Literature course:

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oak Meadow Inc.
  • Publication date: January 2023
  • Pages: 96
  • Binding: Spiral bound
  • Product dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Item weight: 0.75 lbs