American Literature with Writing Focus (English 2, High School)
32 WEEK CLASS
Tutor Name: Valerie Chaffin
Course Name: American Literature with Writing Focus (English 2, High School)
Reader that will provided by Tutor ($25 Copy Fee)
THE SCARLET LETTER by Hawthorne
OUR TOWN by Wilder
THE GREAT GATSBY by Fitzgerald
OF MICE AND MEN by Steinbeck
Please purchase these books during the summer, as we will begin using them as soon as class begins.
Other Required Materials:
A 3-ring notebook for English work only
A set of dividers for the 3-ring notebook
Access to email
SPECIAL OUT OF CLASS REQUIRED MEETING: During the spring semester this class will meet one day outside of the normal Tuesday sessions. This is a required meeting, the date for which will be assigned during the second semester. This extra class period will last from four to six hours and will allow us to read Our Town together since the language constitutes some difficulties.
by Valerie Chaffin
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American Literature with Writing Focus – High School, English 2
Copy Fee: $25 (for the required reader described above)
Minimum Number of Students: 10
Maximum Number of Students:
Course Description/Outline/Objectives: This year-long course will explore a broad range of American literature by studying authors from the American colonial period through modern writers and will include the element of student essay composition regarding the material covered.
We will be studying a variety of short stories, poems and essays. These will be provided in a Reader (required) that may be purchased from the instructor at a cost of $25.00. The instructor will put the reader together and have it for the students to begin using on the first day of class. Therefore, payment for this reader should occur at time of registration.
Expected Weekly Time Commitment for Homework:
Recommended Grade Level: 10th-11th
Rate for Additional Private Tutoring: $35/hour