Middle School Literature 1

live: $ 325

rec.: $ 275

  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Teacher

WEDNESDAY 10:00 - 11:00 am EST

Prerequisite: None

This course focuses on historical literature in combination with a variety of written assignments and projects. As a preparatory course for high school literature, students will learn to discuss the material and explore various literary elements. Designed to encourage children to enjoy and evaluate literature, the course will also provide opportunities for creative expression. All assignments will be evaluated for writing and grammar skills, as well as content.

Weekly homework reinforces the concepts taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course completion form.

  • Books / Textbooks
    • Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood
    • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
    • Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse
    • Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
    • Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Other Materials
    • No other materials required

Leah Courtney

Leah Courtney lives in South Carolina with her husband Jason, four children and a very spoiled puppy. She enjoys reading, coloring and blogging at As We Walk Along the Road.

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