British Literature, Live 2014/15
(British Literature, 2014/15)

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British Literature



This class is now full

Age: 10th to 12th grade

Time: Tue 12 to 1 p.m. Central

Start Date: September 9th

Required Materials:

Beowulf A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney

Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
by Simon Armitage

Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce

The Screwtape Letters
by C.S. Lewis

Putting it in Writing (Scholastic Guide)
by Steve Otfinoski

Dictionary and thesaurus

This British Literature course will be utilizing various classics, not just for the sake of discovering the classics themselves, but as a moral backdrop for exploring the human condition. Journeying with our characters will allow us to see through their eyes - the importance of making wise decisions in a world that can be unfair and/or unjust. Literature terms and methods will be explored. Reading, writing, discussions and group projects will be assigned.

This course requires an enrollment key