Degrees and Certifications:

Undergraduate: The University of Texas Pan-American Graduate: Angelo State University (in progress) Degree: BA, M.ED (in progress) Subject: English III & IV

Ms. Botello

Welcome to English IV: British Literature


This is a theme-related, literature-based, integrated course.  The literature is divided into historical periods, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon Period and ending with the Twentieth Century; units within the time periods are thematically arranged.  Diverse cultural writings are covered, with attention given to theme-oriented poetry, short stories, drama, essays and nonfiction and selections from full-length works.  A strong emphasis is placed on the development of vocabulary, compositions and research skills, which include but are not limited to comprehending, interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating literary and nonliterary works.  Grammar/usage and mechanics skills are integrated throughout the semester.  Techniques of oral presentation are taught.