Course Objectives: To study and appreciate literature; to increase control and skill in language through essay writing, grammar, usage, and spelling; to enhance appreciation of our literature heritage by memorizing and reciting a poem each month. (This also fulfills a public speaking component.) Two approaches to word study will be literature-related vocabulary and the Vocabulary from Classical Roots program. Students will learn information storage and retrieval by keeping an English notebook.
The literature text at the freshman level will be the HBJ Anthology: Literature and the Language Arts/Experiencing Literature (EMC Paradigm Series.)
Supplemental literature will be chosen from:
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