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Course Registration No. LIT-768

COURSE OVERVIEW


Designed as part of U.S. Studies I.  18-week course plan studying Teaching the Classics set and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

 

COURSE ACCESS

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (The Ignatius Critical Editions)

  • Author: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Mark Twain, edited by Mary R. Reichardt
  • ISBN: 1586172964        978-1586172961
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

With an introduction and contemporary criticism.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Exploded Story Chart

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2016. PDF.
  • ISBN: n/a        n/a
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Based on the "Teaching the Classics" DVD lectures and syllabus, this packet guides the students through the selection of Socratic Questions to guide their literary analysis as they read a novel or play. The packet is available as a download from the Student Zone and Member Support Site.

 

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Uncle Tom's Cabin (The Ignatius Critical Editions)

  • Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586173340        978-1586173340
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

525 pages

 

 

STAA Study Guide: U.S. Studies I, B Track • Earth Science

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. This semester guide includes the course plans for Composition IB, Church History IIIB, U.S. Hist & Geogr IB, American Literature B, and Earth Science B. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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Course Plan Booklet: American Literature B • Engl & American Lit. A

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY American Literature B (AL1-B) and Engl & American Lit. A (EL3-A).

 

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A Tale of Two Cities

  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • ISBN: 1586174428        978-1586174422
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

A novel about the French Revolution set in London and Paris. Originally published as a serial in 1859. Any unabridged edition will do.

 

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Progeny Press Study Guide: Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • Author: Kimberlee Foley, Michael S. Gilleland
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Progeny Press, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586094831        978-1586094836
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

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The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Sixth Edition [ORDER USED]

  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0393979695        978-0393979695
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

2930 pages. Our course plans reference the page numbers in the "Shorter Sixth Edition" but the "Shorter Seventh Edition" will serve as well. Good used copies are available for $5.00 to $25.00.

 

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The Scarlet Letter

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Ignatius Press, 1850, 2009. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586172816        978-1586172817
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

A novel published in 1850 about Puritan New England. Any unabridged edition will do.

 

 

 


 

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