World Literature & Composition (9th-12th Grades) Live Online - Thursdays 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST) Aug. 26, 2020 - May 12, 2021
Instructor: Renee Metcalf
Course Description: Explore the great classics of western civilization from around the world: Ancient Greece, Rome, Spain, France, Russia, and Scandinavia. Students examine important ideas such as justice, mercy, loyalty, love, and revenge as presented in their historical and cultural context. The core of the class is the reading selections. In addition, students explore related "rabbit trails" to further extend their learning. Through writing various approach papers and literary analysis, students learn to defend a position, articulate applications, and make comparisons. A variety of avenues are offered for students to demonstrate learning from various projects and presentations, utilizing technology, art, and more.
Tuition: 75/month OR $270/semester
Texts: World Literature (English 5) by Janice Campbell Texts will be selected from those listed below and the titles with asterisks (*) next to them we will be reading from quality abridged texts, as many of these books are 900+ pages.