In Lively Language Arts 11, students will discover some of the most controversial and lauded works of literature in the history of the art form.  Homeschoolers will read the chilling tale of Frankenstein's monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, learn more about the social climate during the Civil War in Uncle Tom's Cabin, go on a voyage with Captain Ahab in Moby Dick, and finish up the year by learning about some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century like Maya Angelou and Bob Dylan.  Throughout the course, homeschool students will expand their vocabulary and grasp of grammar rules with our Engaging English lessons.  

Course Outline:

 1: Literature: Death of a Salesman / Language Arts: The Philosophy of Writing

 2: Literature: Death of a Salesman / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 2

 3: Literature: Death of a Salesman / Language Arts: Constructing a Sentence

 4: Literature: Frankenstein / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 2

 5: Literature: Frankenstein / Language Arts: Complex Sentences

 6: Literature: Frankenstein / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 3

 7: Literature: Frankenstein / Language Arts: Economy and Variety

 8: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 4

 9: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Language and Thought

10: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 5

11: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Topic Sentences & Substance

12: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 6

13: Literature: Uncle Tom's Cabin / Language Arts: Transitions and Theme

14: Literature: Twelfth Night / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 7

15: Literature: Twelfth Night / Language Arts: Becoming a Better Reader

16: Literature: Twelfth Night / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 8

17: Literature: Twelfth Night / Language Arts: Becoming a Better Reader II

18: Literature: The Metamorphosis / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 9

19: Literature: The Metamorphosis / Language Arts: Sounds, Letters, & Meaning

20: Literature: The Metamorphosis / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 10

21: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Descriptive Writing

22: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 11

23: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Descriptive Writing II

24: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 12

25: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Writing Essays

26: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 13

27: Literature: Moby Dick / Language Arts: Writing a Story

28: Literature: Winesburg, Ohio / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 14

29: Literature: Winesburg, Ohio / Language Arts: Writing a Story II

30: Literature: The Stranger / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 15

31: Literature: The Stranger / Language Arts: Reading Poems

32: Literature: The Stranger / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 16

33: Literature: Poetry of John Donne / Language Arts: Writing Your Term Paper

34: Literature: Poetry of Carl Sandburg & Maya Angelou / Language Arts: Vocab Unit 17

35: Literature: Love Poetry & the Haiku / Language Arts: Writing Your Term Paper II

36: Literature: Seamus Heaney & Bob Dylan / Language Arts: Vocabulary Final Exam

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