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World Literature Honors EVP

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Description:

World Literature Honors introduces highly motivated students to a survey of classic texts from such authors as Dickens, Poe, Yeats, Tolstoy, and Hugo while teaching literary devices such as character development, plot, theme, setting, and imagery. Lessons in composition, grammar, and poetry are taught together with the literature selections to give the student an integrated course in English literature. Honors includes an emphasis on higher level thinking skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Special Instructions

This course is a part of the honors track, and intentional focus will be on the required knowledge and critical thinking and analytical skills to prepare a student to be successful in future upper-level and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

Semester 1: August 26 - January 26

  • Weekly live meetings begin September 3
  • Fall Break: November 25 - 29
  • Christmas Break: December 23 - January 3
Semester 2: January 27 - June 7
  • Spring Break: April 6 - 10

Times: Tuesday 9:00 am or Tuesday 3:00 pm US Central Time

From the Teacher

With our Enriched Virtual Program, you will look forward to meeting each week to learn and share ideas about some of the world’s greatest authors and their masterpieces. From the ancients like Confucius and Sophocles to Shakespeare, Tennyson, Hugo, Golding, and Orwell, we will explore what makes their masterpieces stand the test of time and still challenge us today. Explore universal themes in thought-provoking discussions with your classmates. You will also improve your vocabulary and improve your writing skills.