In Lively Language Arts 12, homeschool students will study such influential works of literature such as Milton's tale of Satan's damnation Paradise Lost and George Orwell's biting analogy of life under communism.  Homeschoolers will be introduced to Greek Tragedies such as Sophocles' Antigone.  Students will also complete several works of composition and build their vocabulary skills in lessons throughout the year. 

Course Outline:

  1: The Grapes of Wrath / Language Arts: Philosophy of Writing

  2: The Grapes of Wrath / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 1

  3: The Grapes of Wrath / Language Arts: Good Diction

  4: The Grapes of Wrath / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 2

  5: The Picture of Dorian Gray / Language Arts: Word Arrangement

  6: The Picture of Dorian Gray / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 3

  7: The Picture of Dorian Gray / Language Arts: Parts of Speech

  8: Invisible Man / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 4

  9: Invisible Man / Language Arts: Forms of Verbs

10: Invisible Man / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 5

11: Pygmalion / Language Arts: The English Language

12: Pygmalion / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 6

13: Pygmalion / Language Arts: The Dictionary

14: Animal Farm / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 7

15: Animal Farm / Language Arts: Using Words Carefully

16: Animal Farm / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 8

17: The Awakening / Language Arts: Building Better Sentences

18: The Awakening / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 9

19: The Awakening / Language Arts: Building Better Sentences II

20: The Awakening / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 10

21: The Awakening / Language Arts: Writing Good Paragraphs

22: Othello / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 11

23: Othello / Language Arts: Creative Writing: Evaluation

24: Othello / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 12

25: Othello / Language Arts: Types of Compositions

26: Antigone / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 13

27: Antigone / Language Arts: Types of Compositions II

28: Antigone / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 14

29: T. S. Eliot / Language Arts: Reading Poetry

30: Eliot's The Waste Land / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 15

31: William Carlos Williams / Language Arts: Reading Poetry II

32: John Milton & Paradise Lost / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 16

33: Paradise Lost / Language Arts: Final Project

34: Paradise Lost / Language Arts: Vocabulary Unit 17

35: Paradise Lost Language Arts: Final Project II

36: Paradise Lost / Language Arts: Vocabulary Final Exam & Project

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