These courses are designed to introduce students to the academic study of novels and major themes in literature.  Each unit represents .25 credits. 

The courses are still under development and assignments will appear here as they are developed.  Numbered entries are the assignments, while the non-numbered entries are the assigned work .

Students will focus on grammar and sentence structure in English Literature 1 and English Literature 3.  In English Literature 2 and English Literature 4 stuents will focus on literary analysis and reading.

Students may substitute any of the courses in the English Books class series in place of English Literature 2 and English Literature 4. 
 

English Literature 1
ALTENG05

In the text, Language Network (Grade 10):

1. Complete the Diagnostic Test at the beginning of each chapter in Chapter 1 - 6.

2. Read the “Here’s the Idea” section and write down the main idea (next to the maroon arrow) and define any new vocabulary which appears in bold print.

3. Copy the passage under the “Literary Model” heading in “Why it Matters in Writing”.

4.  Complete all the problems under “Practice and Apply” including questions under the headings Concept Check, Revising and Writing.

5. Complete the Mixed Review and Mastery Test at the end each chapter.

6. Pass the chapter test for each chapter.

7. Using the process as outlined on pages 404-409.  Write a two page autobiographical story.  Identify the major parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs) in your story. The paper should be type written, double spaced,  use 12 point New Times Roman font and one-inch margins.


All tests must be passed with a score of 80% or above or the test must be retaken.  After the second failure on a chapter test you will need to redo the chapter review under the supervision of the teacher. 

English Literature 2
ALTENG06

Read the novel Of Mice and Men and complete the following:

1 To a Mouse by Robert Burn

2 Pre-Read Of Mice and Men

3 Chapter 1 Vocabulary

4 Chapter 1 Grammar Review

5 Chapter 1 Study Guide

6 Chapter 1 Puzzle

7 Chapter 2 Vocabulary

8 Chapter 2 Grammar Review

9 Chapter 2 Study Guide

10 Chapter 2 Puzzle

11 Chapter 3 Vocabulary

12 Chapter 3 Grammar Review

13 Chapter 3 Study Guide

14 Chapter 3 Puzzle

15 Chapter 4 Vocabulary

16 Chapter 4 Grammar Review

17 Chapter 4 Study Guide

18 Chapter 4 Puzzle

19 Chapter 5 Vocabulary

20 Chapter 5 Grammar Review

21 Chapter 5 Study Guide

22 Chapter 5 Puzzle

23 Chapter 6 Vocabulary

24 Chapter 6 Grammar Review

25 Chapter 6 Study Guide

26 Chapter 6 Puzzle

27 Story Elements

28 Final Paper



English Literature 3
ALTENG07

In the text, Language Network (Grade 10):

1. Complete the Diagnostic Test at the beginning of each chapter in Chapter 7 - 13.

2. Read the “Here’s the Idea” section and write down the main idea (next to the maroon arrow) and define any new vocabulary which appears in bold print.

3. Copy the passage under the “Literary Model” heading in “Why it Matters in Writing”.

4.  Complete all the problems under “Practice and Apply” including questions under the headings Concept Check, Revising and Writing.

5. Complete the Mixed Review and Mastery Test at the end each chapter.

6. Pass the chapter test for each chapter.

7. Using the process as outlined on pages 404-409.  Write a two page detailed discription.  Identify the major parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs) in your story. The paper should be type written, double spaced,  use 12 point New Times Roman font and one-inch margins.


All tests must be passed with a score of 80% or above or the test must be retaken.  After the second failure on a chapter test you will need to redo the chapter review under the supervision of the teacher. 


English Literature 4
ALTENG08

Read the novel The Secret Life of Bees and complete the following:

1.1 Literary Allusions

1.2 Vocabulary Ch 1

1.3 Study Guide Ch 1

1.4 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 1

2.1 Vocabulary Ch 2 & 3

2.2 Study Guide Ch 2 & 3

2.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 2 & 3

3.1 Vocabulary Ch 4 & 5

3.2 Study Guide Ch 4 & 5

3.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 4 & 5

4.1 Vocabulary Ch 6 & 7

4.2 Study Guide Ch 6 & 7

4.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 6 & 7

5.1 Vocabulary Ch 8

5.2 Study Guide Ch 8

5.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 8

6.1 Vocabulary Ch 9

6.2 Study Guide Ch 9

6.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 9

7.1 Vocabulary Ch 10

7.2 Study Guide Ch 10

7.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 10

8.1 Vocabulary Ch 11

8.2 Study Guide Ch 11

8.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch. 11

9.1 Vocabulary Ch 12

9.2 Study Guide Ch 12

9.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 12

10.1 Vocabulary Ch 13

10.2 Study Guide Ch 13

10.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 13

11.1 Vocabulary Ch 14

11.2 Study Guide Ch 14

11.3 Vocab. Puzzle Ch 14

12 Final Paper