British Literature: A Journey into Great Literary Works – 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks
Friday, October 8 2021 @ 11:00AM – Friday, March 25 2022 @ 12:30PM EDT
Instructor Email:[email protected]
Grade/Level:8 – 12
Day of Week:Friday
Class Times:11:00AM – 12:30PM (ET)
Terms/Semesters:Fall 2021/Winter 2022
5 people are attending British Literature: A Journey into Great Literary Works – 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks
Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the author created the work they did?
This course will introduce you to “literary reading”. This is a way to learn about the contexts of stories, including information about the author, textual elements, and other aspects of the assigned works of great literature. This curriculum/course provides opportunities for writing practice while simultaneously growing familiar with some of the greatest writers of all time. Each module directs the student to specific context resources, including readings, art, music, poetry, etc., via web links in the study guide. For your convenience, the links are listed by module. Please note that these pages offer links to online resources only. Off-line resources, as well as instructions for reading assignments and reference pages are found in the study guide (provided via PDF).
This course will be very interactive, and student driven. Students will complete reading, writing and projects.Students will explore various websites and outside readings to gain a much broader understanding of the text.
This course is designed for students to interact with the works of literature and respond in various styles of writing. Author profile, Approach paper, historical approach paper for example. Students will immerse themselves in many aspects of the work including art, music, history, setting and more.
Students will read, analyze, discuss and write about:
- Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (ISBN-13 : 978-0393320978)
- Pride and Prejudice (ISBN-13 : 978-1514648599)
- Great Expectations (ISBN-13 : 978-1853260049)
- Wuthering Heights (ISBN-13 : 978-1514664797)
Homework will be listed in the PDF. Approximately 4-6 hours of homework a week can be expected. This includes reading selections, writing assignments, viewing outside resources that correlate with text.
This course is worth 1 high school credit for English.
NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.
There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.
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