Jane Austen & Emily Bronte – Full-Year Course for High School Students
Jane Austen & Emily Bronte – Full-Year Course will dive deeply into three of the most famous female authors of all time- Jane Austen, Emily Bronte & Charlotte Bronte. This course is offered as a full-year class and a one-semester class. The first half of the full year will be a study of Jane Austen and her works Sense & Sensibility and Pride & Prejudice.
In the second half of the year (Spring Semester), we will be reading Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre.
Jane Austen & Emily Bronte – Full-Year Course we will assess character development, cultural norms, the effects these literary works had in their time, and what we can take away from them as modern readers. Each unit will include a formal writing assignment, presentation, summative assessment, and artistic assignment.
Rubrics will be provided. Grading scale: A = 90-100%; B = 80-89%; C = 70-79%; D = 60-69%; F = 59% or less.
This course is strongly suggested for 11th-12th grade students or very advanced 10th graders.
Required works: Jane Austen
Required works: Charlotte and Emily Bronte
Prerequisites: IEW, a Lit & Comp Class, and/or Writing Class
Jane Austen & Emily Bronte is a full-year, one credit High School Class for 11th and 12th-grade students or advanced 9th and 10th graders who are looking for a fun and engaging literary and writing challenge.
Your True North Homeschool Academy teacher will teach and grade the class.
The coursework your child will complete in this high school level course equals one credit hour for the full-year course. Credits may be awarded by your homeschool upon completion of the course.
If you need help determining your students’ credits or creating a transcript, check out our Academic Advising. This class would pair well with our upper-level high school courses, such as US Lit, Psychology, and Level II Art,
Rosie L. –
As a student of this class, I can definitely say it’s awesome. Mrs. Knaub is a great teacher and has pushed me to get better with writing papers. The books are all great (Wuthering Heights is a little scary sometimes) but they’re all worth the read.