American Literature: Excellence in Literature--Reading and Writing Through the Classics  -     By: Janice Campbell
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This homeschool product specifically reflects a Christian worldview. American Literature: Excellence in Literature--Reading and Writing Through the Classics

Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2009 / Other

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Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the author created the work they did? This book will introduce you to "literary reading", the way to learn about the contexts of stories, including the author, text elements, and other elements of the assigned works of great literature, allowing for writing practice while growing familiar with some of the greatest writers of all time. This book establishes the scope & sequence, assigns the readings, suggests an assignment schedule, provides organization tips, and a rubric for objectively evaluating completed assignments, and provides resources for research; students must find copies of the books to read. Learn to read with discernment, become a self-motivated learner, strengthen writing skills, and prepare for college classes! Each of the nine included units are designed to be completed in four intense weeks. Grades 8-12. 146 pages, spiralbound softcover.

  • Unit 1:Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
  • Unit 2: Rip Van Winkle & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and Selected Works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Unit 3:The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Unit 4:The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Unit 5: Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • Unit 6:The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Unit 7:House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
  • Unit 8:The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Unit 9:The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • Product Information

    Format: Other
    Number of Pages: 146
    Vendor: Institute For Excellence In Writing
    Publication Date: 2009
    ISBN: 1623411106
    ISBN-13: 9781623411107
    Availability: In Stock

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