Learning Language Arts Through Literature - British Literature

Learning Language Arts Through Literature - British Literature

Gold Level

by Debbie Strayer, Tim Nichols
Publisher: Common Sense Press
3rd Edition, ©2015, ISBN: 9781929683321
Consumable Workbook, 230 pages
Price: $27.00

With literature as a basis, The Gold Book enhances your high school student's ability to read and understand literature as well as develop verbal and written expression. This program is easy to use for teacher and student.

Just turn to Lesson 1 and begin teaching. The author has done the work for you in an easy-to-follow format needing little or no preparation.

In The Gold Book - British Literature you'll find:

  • The Novel Unit takes an in-depth look at Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Emma by Jane Austen, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, and Animal Farm by George Orwell. Your student will be challenged with thought-provoking questions, learn to interpret literature, analyze characters, be introduced to the great British novelists, and more. (You are free to use any edition of these books you wish.)
  • The Poetry Unit includes the poetry of notable British poets from the Romantic, Victorian, and Modern Age. Included among the greats are Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Arnold, Hopkins, Eliot, Owen, Graves, and more. An Emphasis on Poetry gives a historical overview of poetry, helping students to learn from the past and enjoy writing poetry of their own.
  • The Essay Unit includes the process of writing three 500-word essays, including one essay interpreting poetry. Complete instructions guide your students to understanding and success.
  • The Book Review Unit gives the students an opportunity to read good literature and write a summary, concluding with their opinion of the book.
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