Undervisningsbeskrivelse

Stamoplysninger til brug ved prøver til gymnasiale uddannelser
Termin(er) 2018/19 - 2019/20
Institution Roskilde Katedralskole
Fag og niveau Engelsk B
Lærer(e) Annette Holck, Ole Juul Lund
Hold 2018 En/y (1y En, 1y En (puljetid), 2y En, 2y En (puljetid))
Oversigt over gennemførte undervisningsforløb
Titel 1 American Minimalism
Titel 2 South Africa - history and apartheid
Titel 3 Travellers
Titel 4 Online hjælpemidler anvendt i undervisningen
Titel 5 Being Different - The Curious Incident of the ...
Titel 6 Climate Change is Everything Change
Titel 7 African American Experience 1950s-2010s
Titel 8 Empire

Beskrivelse af de enkelte undervisningsforløb (1 skema for hvert forløb)
Titel 1 American Minimalism

En gennemgang af nyere amerikansk litteratur og billedkunst, der skal gøre eleverne i stand til at
- definere begrebet minimalisme på baggrund af teorier om litteratur
- kunne anvende litterære analysemetoder på forskellige former for minimalistisk litteratur
- analysere billeder, der afspejler den minimalistiske tradition i amerikansk litteratur
- kunne sammenligne og se ligheder og forskelle mellem teksttyper og billeder
- kunne omsætte viden om minimalisme og minimalistiske træk til en skriftlig analyse af en minimalistisk tekst
- have viden om tekstopbygning (kohærens)
- at anvende viden om tekstopbygning til at producere en sammenhængende analyse og fortolkning af en novelle.
Tekster fra Herman og Karlsen (ed.), "When Less Is More - American Minimalist Fiction"; Gyldendal, 2014
1) Raymond Carver, "One More Thing" (1981)
2) Jayne Anne Philips, "Solo Dance" (1979)
3) Raymond Carver, "Chef's House" (1983)
4) Ernest Hemingway, "Cat in the Rain" (1925)
5) Amy Hempel, Beach Town" (2000)
6) Raymond Carver, "Tell the Women  We're Going" (in Tornøe & Juul Lund, "Write Away"; Gyldendal, 2008) - (1982)

Omfang: ca 40 sider
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 12 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 2 South Africa - history and apartheid

Kernestof og faglige mål:
Principper for tekstopbygning og tekstsammenhæng, tekstanalytiske begreber, genrekendskab, engelsksproget litteratur uden for USA og Storbritannien, samfundsmæssige forhold i Sydafrika

Tekster:
Ellis (ed.), Four South African Short Stories; Systime, 1981:
Alex La Guma, "Slipper Satin"  - 1963
"The Law"

Richard Rive, "The Bench" (in Lange, "Here and Now"; Gyldendal, 1979) - 1963

“Speech of Nelson Mandela at His Inauguration as President of the Republic of South Africa, Pretoria, 10 May 1994"

James Flanagan, "Afrikaans viewers outraged by mixed-race kiss on TV soap" The Times, January 24 2019


Supplerende stof:
"Invictus" (director: Clint Eastwood; Warner Bros Pictures) - 2009

Omfang: ca 45 sider
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 7 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 3 Travellers

This theme explores ideas of the traveller; who they are, why they travel, as well as the ways in which travelling has shaped the world. We will also take a look at different kinds of maps from different time periods and discuss what information they reveal and which impact they have had. Among other things, materials will include travel poetry by someone who never went anywhere, the diary of an old-fashioned explorer, as well as films and essays that discuss the need of travelling. Central will be the difference between the explorer, the traveller, and the tourist.

All texts are available in the course meebook.

Omfang: ca 30 sider

Tekster
John Milton, "The Banishment", extract from Paradise Lost (1667), from Travellers, Grethe Kirkeby Poulsen and Bodil Hohwü Nielsen, Systime, 2007, poem

Robert Louis Stevenson, "From A Railway Carriage", poem

Emily Dickinson, "There is no Frigate like a book", poem

Eric Leed, "A History of Travel", from Travellers, Grethe Kirkeby Poulsen and Bodil Hohwü Nielsen, Systime, 2007

Robert Falcon Scott, "The Final Diary Entries", from Travellers, Grethe Kirkeby Poulsen and Bodil Hohwü Nielsen, Systime, 2007, diary

Alain de Botton, "On Anticipation”, from Travellers, Grethe Kirkeby Poulsen and Bodil Hohwü Nielsen, Systime, 2007

Wild, Jean-Marc Vallée, 2014, feature film
   Songs from the film:
   Simon and Garfunkel, "El Condor Pasa", song
   The Shangri-Las, "I Can Never Go Home Anymore", song

"Dear volunteers in Africa: please don’t come help until you’ve asked yourself these four questions", Sian Ferguson, matadornetwork.com, July 6, 2016, https://matadornetwork.com/life/dear-volunteers-africa-please-dont-come-help-youve-asked-four-questions/

"Home", Warsan Shire, 2015, https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/home-433/ , poem
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 18 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 4 Online hjælpemidler anvendt i undervisningen

Til den skriftlige prøve, har I kun ret til at tilgå ting på nettet, som
1) har været anvendt i undervisningen
2) ikke kan downloades
3) fremgår af undervisningsbeskrivelsen.

Følgende elektroniske hjælpemidler har været anvendt i undervisningen og MÅ GERNE anvendes online i løbet af en skriftlig prøve:

Ordbøger
Oxford Learner's Dictionaries: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/
Gyldendals Røde Ordbog: https://ordbog.gyldendal.dk/


Grammatik
Minlæring.dk - Engram: https://minlaering.dk/bog/1-engram


Materiale anvendt følgende steder SKAL DOWNLOADES, hvis I vil have adgang til noget derfra:
- lectio
- meebook.dk
- google drev

I må IKKE anvende internetbaserede hjælpemidler eller undervisningsmaterialer, som ændrer i jeres tekst, såsom Grammarly eller Google Translate.
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 14 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 5 Being Different - The Curious Incident of the ...

Forløbet fokuserer på læsning af romanen The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Der blev læst til og med kapitel 97 før sommerferien, og resten læses som lektier til efter ferien. Dokumenter med opgaver etc ligger i holdets edulife-mappe. Der har især været fokus på fortællerens indvirkning på læserens forståelse, samt personkarakteristik.

Romanen læses i et Being Different-forløb med fokus på fortællere, som af den ene eller anden grund har svært ved at skabe forbindelse til det fællesskab/samfund, som de beskriver.

Kernetekster
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon, 2003, novel
- "A Martian Sends A Postcard Home", Craig Raine, 1979, poem
- "This is All Mostly True", Kathy Stevens, 2017, short story
- “I have Aspergers and I like being ‘different’”, Fionn Hamill, The Journal, 2013, article
- The Perks of Being A WallFlower, Stephen Chbosky, 2012, film
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 20 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 6 Climate Change is Everything Change

The theme has two areas of focus: how climate changes affect society and the individual and how we may avoid the dystopian visions, including the UN’s 17 Climate Goals.

Furthermore, included in the theme is a discussion of why we write fiction and English as a lingua franca.

Number of pages: 26,5

CORE TEXTS
Helen Simpson, “Diary of an Interesting Year”, The Newyorker, 2009, https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/12/21/diary-of-an-interesting-year, accessed 07/06/19, 7ns, short story

Amy Fleming et al.: ”Heat: the next big inequality issue,” The Guardian, Aug, 2018,, https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/aug/13/heat-next-big-inequality-issue-heatwaves-world, 6ns, article

Bob Hicok: Hold Your Breath – a Song of Climate Change, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/23/magazine/hold-your-breath-a-song-of-climate-change.html, 0,5 ns, poem

A. L. Kennedy, "Meat", Beacons, ed. Gregory Norminton, Oneworld Publications, 2013, 5ns, short story

Greta Thunberg, “Our House is on Fire”, 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) in
Davos, transcript from Fridays For Future, https://www.fridaysforfuture.org/greta-speeches,
accessed 07/06/19, speech, 1,5 normalsider

“Episode 4: Recycling Sham”, Broken, Netflix, 2019, 58 min, documentary, 5ns


KEYWORDS AND PHRASES
The anthropocene, survival of the fittest, loss of humanity, dystopia vs utopia, carbon dioxide, emission / emit, disaster, sacrifice, scarcity vs abundance, stable/stability vs unstable/instability, collapse, global warming, climate change, environment, sustainability/sustainable, pollution, apocalypse

GRAMMAR FOCUS
Ordklasser
Udvidet tid
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 20 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 7 African American Experience 1950s-2010s

This theme focuses on African Americans struggle for equality from Martin Luther King to Beyonce's Super Bowl performance of "Formation" in 2016. On the way we pass by The Black Panther Party and the prison industry as seen in the documentary, 13th.


Core texts:

The American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, excerpt

Preamble of the American Constitution, September 17, 1787

The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln, 1863

Martin Luther King, "I Have A Dream", 1963, excerpt

2Pac, "Panther Power", song

Barack Obama, "We Are Not Cured", extracts from an interview with Marc Maron, reported by Bill Chappel, The Two-Way NPR, 2015

13th, Ava DuVernay, documentary, 2016

Beyoncé, "Formation", 2016, music video and lyrics


Additional material
"What Is Systemic Racism?", Race Forward, https://www.raceforward.org/videos/systemic-racism

"The Black Panthers", History Learning Site, https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/the-civil-rights-movement-in-america-1945-to-1968/the-black-panthers/, accessed 24/2/2020

Songs from 13th:
Common featuring Bilal: “Letter to the free”
Killer Mike: “Reagan”
Public Enemy: “Don’t believe the hype”
Dead Prez: “Behind enemy lines”
Nas et al: “Last words”
Usher et al: “Chains”
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 14 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel 8 Empire

The theme focuses on the British Empire as seen from their own perspective and that of the invaded countries. We also look at English as Lingua Franca. Central to the theme are ideas of identity, occident and orient, as well as the 'other'.

Overall, the theme seeks some of the answers to the following questions:
- how did Britain view imperialism during the Victorian Age and how has that view changed up until today?
- how did/do the countries of the British Empire view imperialism?
- what role does English serve as the modern Lingua Franca?

Number of pages: 25 normalsider (ns)

Primary Texts
"Historical and Social Background: The Victorian Age", from Fields of Vision, Ciaran Ward et. al., Pearson Education Limited, 2003, pp. 124-125, 1ns

"Rule, Britannia", poem, 1ns

"The White Man's Burden", Rudyard Kipling, poem, 2ns

"Gentlemen of the Jungle"

"Shooting An Elephant", George Orwell, 7ns

"How Britain Made the Modern World", Niall Ferguson, from Angles, 2003, 2ns

"Karma", Kushwant Singh, 1950


Secondary Texts
"The UK and Me" from Wider Contexts, Jonna Engberg-Pedersen, Gyldendal, pp. 30-32
Questions for background web hunt, from Wider Contexts, Jonna Engberg-Pedersen, Gyldendal, pp. 254-255

Keywords
empire, imperial, mercantile, exploration, acquisition, territory, possession, independence, autonomy, superiority, exploitation, colony, people vs peoples



Learning Objectives
- I am able to use the keywords correctly in a sentence and describe their meaning in English

- I know of some of the mechanisms that prompted Britain to expand the British Empire during the Victorian Age

- On the basis of the primary texts of the theme, I am able to explain how the British saw imperialism during the Victorian Age

- On the basis of the primary texts of the theme, I am able to explain some of the reactions to imperialism by some of the colonised peoples

- I am able to make a literary analysis with a focus on the text as a comment on society
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 22 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer