In tenth grade, homeschool students will read some of the greatest works of literature in the history of the medium such as the satirical Gulliver's Travels, Shakespeare's tale of tragic heroism, Hamlet, the futuristic dystopian tale of Fahrenheit 451, Chaucer's glimpse of medieval life in Canterbury Tales and more.  While reading these timeless novels, homeschoolers will continue developing a strong vocabulary and building grammar and writing skills.

Course Outline:

 1: Literature: The Glass Menagerie / Language Arts: Language and Grammar

 2: Literature: The Glass Menagerie / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 1

 3: Literature: The Glass Menagerie / Language Arts: Pronouns

 4: Literature: The Glass Menagerie / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 2

 5: Literature: The Great Gatsby / Language Arts: More on Pronouns

 6: Literature: The Great Gatsby / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 3

 7: Literature: The Great Gatsby / Language Arts: Direct and Indirect Objects

 8: Literature: Our Town / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 4

 9: Literature: Our Town / Language Arts: Adjectives

10: Literature: Our Town / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 5

11: Literature: Gulliver's Travels / Language Arts: Adjectives II

12: Literature: Gulliver's Travels / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 6

13: Literature: Gulliver's Travels / Language Arts: Using Commas Correctly

14: Literature: Gulliver's Travels / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 7

15: Literature: Gulliver's Travels / Language Arts: Perfecting Your Punctuation

16: Literature: Hamlet / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 8

17: Literature: Hamlet / Language Arts: Perfecting Your Punctuation II

18: Literature: Hamlet / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 9

19: Literature: Hamlet / Language Arts: Beginning to Write

20: Literature: Hamlet / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 10

21: Literature: Fahrenheit 451 / Language Arts: How to Get Ideas

22: Literature: Fahrenheit 451 / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 11

23: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Organizing Your Ideas

24: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 12

25: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Composing Your Ideas

26: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 13

27: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Tying Your Ideas Together

28: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 14

29: Literature: The Canterbury Tales / Language Arts: Talking to Your Reader

30: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 15

31: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Improving Your Writing

32: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 16

33: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Fun & Punch

34: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 17

35: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Learning from the Best

36: Literature: 1984 / Language Arts: Vocabulary Final Exam

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