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English III for Grades 11-12 (2:00)

English III for Grades 11-12 (2:00)

Course Name: English III for Grades 11-12
Grade Range: 11-12
Instructor: Callie Cornelius
Price: $290 for 28 weeks
Course Description: English III will use IEW’s “The Elegant Essay” in the first semester to build students’ confidence and ability in writing beautiful, quality essays before college . The second semester will use IEW’s “Windows to the World: An Introduction to Literary Analysis,” focusing on reading and responding to assigned texts, a common requirement in college classes and a necessary skill in today’s world. Throughout both semesters, students will read classic works of British Literature to gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for the nation’s enormous contribution to world literature. This class counts as a High School English credit for both Composition and British Lit.  
Course Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of persuasive writing, including thesis statements and proofs
Curriculum used by Instructor: IEW’s “The Elegant Essay” and IEW’s “Windows to the World: An Introduction to Literary Analysis”
Books & Supplies required for purchase by families: IN ORDER OF USE: IEW’s “The Elegant Essay - Student Book Only” ($29); The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien (Approximately $12); Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Approximately $12); Paradise Lost by John Milton (Approximately $10); Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Approximately $9); IEW’s “Windows to the World: An Introduction to Literary Analysis” ($29); Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Approximately $6); A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (Approximately $8)
Homework Requirements: Students will work on outlining and writing essays using exercises in the IEW student book and instruction from the teacher. They will also complete various reading assignments and study guides. Expect 3-4 focused hours a week outside of class. 
Duration: 28 weeks
Grading: Percentage and Letter Grade
Course Credit: High School English (Composition and British Literature)
Teacher Bio: Callie Cornelius is a homeschool graduate and current university student pursuing a degree in Classical Civilizations with a focus in Latin at UNCG. Callie benefited from learning from a wide range of curriculum during her homeschool education, including Classical Conversations and Veritas Press. She is passionate about the homeschool community and providing families with the best education. This will be her fifth year teaching and her fourth at FE. 
Min/Max # of Students: 5 min/15 max
Method and Frequency of communication: Weekly emails 

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