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

Beth Hempton

Beth Hempton lives in South Carolina with her husband, Darrell, two puppies, two kittens and two goats. She homeschooled her son, John Paul, and her daughter, Ally, through high school. Beth’s love for writing and desire to teach continue even though her children are now adults. Beth enjoys living in the country, reading, writing and traveling. She’s been known to go zip-lining, white water rafting and hiking. Learning new skills entices her and Jesus’s love inspires her.

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