Western Civilization Literature & Composition
7th-9th Grade  [Monday, 10:20-11:45] 

Angela Griffin - angelainok@cox.net

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Tuition: $40/mo

This comprehensive middle school English course will study literature primarily relating to the western civilization from the Middle Ages and Renaissance up through the early 18th century.  We will study the historical and cultural settings in which they were written, the purposes for which they were written, and the lives of the authors.  Each week the student will read, answer study guide questions, and do occasional worksheets.  There is one project during the second semester.  The composition portion will cover concepts of IEW incorporating reports and creative writing relating to our reading.  There will be two tests per semester.

Supply List:

*  Three ring binder, 1 ½ to 2 inch thick

*  One set of 6 tab dividers

*  Loose leaf paper

*  1 ream of white copy paper (at home)

*  Various craft supplies (to be announced)

 

Additional requirements:

internet access, e-mail, word processing, library access, and a working printer

 

Required Books:      

Any edition, including ebook, as long as it is in the original language and length (no abridged versions)

 

TEACHER HAS SEVERAL COPIES TO LOAN; FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED TO ENROLLED STUDENTS

 

The Door in the Wall (Marguerite de Angeli)

Crispin: The Cross of Lead (Avi)

The Samurai’s Tale (Erik C. Haugaard)

The Shakespeare Stealer (Gary Blackwood)

The Ravenmaster’s Secret (Elvira Woodruff)

Various European Fairy Tales (online)

 

*Excel guidelines require students to be 12 by August 1st to be considered in 7th grade

Jene' Olsson, Administrator 

Jene' Cell: 405-317-0600

Email: admin@excelnwokc.com

Mailing:

P.O. Box 720253

Oklahoma City, OK 73172-0253

Classes:

Heritage Baptist Church

14317 N. Council Road 
Oklahoma City, OK  73142

 

 

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