High School 1
Language Arts Course Set
Principles Behind the High School Language Arts Courses
- Focuses on strong writing skills and preparing students for college-level courses.
- With beautiful artwork and profanity-free literature of the highest moral and literary standards, this full school-year student-directed course combines the following subjects: Literature, Writing, Grammar, Usage, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary, Geography, Art, and Art History.
- The student completes 10 unit booklets, which guide the student through the assignments, videos to watch online, and the reading books integrated with the course. After turning in each booklet to the parent or teacher (with the accompanying writing assignments), the parent or teacher corrects the booklet and administers a unit check.
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High School 1 Unit BookletsDetails:
- 380 pages total
- 8.5" X 11"
High School 1 Book PackDetails:
This book set includes the five required reading books integrated with the course:
- Patterns on the Wall by Elizabeth Yates
- Just David by Eleanor H. Porter
- Into the Unknown by Matthew A. Henson, Jacob Bull, and Bernadine Bailey
- The Story of John Greenleaf Whittier by Francis E. Cooke
- Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington
Grammar and Writing GuideDetails:
- 11” x 8.5”
- 98 pages
High School CardsDetails:
- 42 cards
- Gloss laminated heavy cardstock
Honors Book Study Pride and PrejudiceDetails:
Complete a full study of Pride and Prejudice including the analysis of literary value, themes and messages of the book in this 27-page Honors Book Study. Featuring biographical information about Jane Austen, and challenging vocabulary words, students will be immersed in the life and times of England at the turn of the 19th century. Along with general writing instruction and practice, students are also guided through the analysis and writing of both a response paper and an analysis paper.
Honors Book Study Little MenDetails:
Honors Book Study The Screwtape LettersDetails:
Explore the deeply thought-provoking themes, messages, and literary mastery used in The Screwtape Letters with this 23-page Honors Book Study. Students expand their analytical and writing skills as they keep a personal response notebook and complete exercises such as scriptural connections, quote annotations and explanations, etymology exploration, vocabulary assignments, and more. The book study concludes with students crafting their own Screwtape Letter.
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