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2021-2022

Writing and Literature

For Your Homeschool

Writing-Literature-Vocabulary 2021-22

The Class includes 28 x 1hr classes between September and May, all the homework scheduling, grading, downloadable outlines and marking rubrics, and email help for students. 



The details on the course:
1.  Writing Component

Power in Your Hands by Sharon Watson (each student must buy this text)
-they can read the details at her website here:  https://writingwithsharonwatson.com/the-power-in-your-hands/

-We will cover 1/2 the text this year:   Essay Planning, Opinion Essay, Persuasion Essentials Essay, Persuasion Next Level Essay, Logical Persuasion, Proof Reading and Common Mistakes Chapters, Letters/emails, How-To Essay, Writing a Devotional, Compare and Contrast Essay, and a Literary Analysis Essay
 

2. Literature Component
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

The Book Thief by Zusak (replaced by Great Gatsby for higher grade readers)

A Modest Proposal by Jonathon Swift

A Christmas Carole by Charles Dickens (replaced by Twelfth Night by Shakespeare for higher grade readers)

Plus a selection of poetry for higher grade readers

 

3.  Vocabulary Component

-parents can choose from Vocabulary Workshop, or Abeka Vocabulary (or another vocabulary curricula if they have a favorite)

-we will place students at an individually appropriate level 

-Vocabulary workshop has the option of using the online resources only (so no extra cost), otherwise the cost of the workbook will be the responsibility of the family

Costs:
Power in Your Hands Text:  aprox $50
Required Reading: $75-$100 (or find online or used)
Classes:  $10-13 per week for 28 weeks ($280-364)
Optional Vocabulary workbook: aprox: $30


Curricula Flip Throughs

Power In Your Hands

Abeka Vocabulary

Vocabulary Workshop