With literature as a basis, The Gold Book enhances your high school student's ability to read and understand literature as well as develop verbal and written expression. This program is easy to use for teacher and student. Just turn to Lesson 1 and begin teaching. The author has done the work for you in an easy-to-follow format needed little or no preparation.
The book includes 36 weekly lessons similar in format to the other editions of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature series. Written in conversational form, with story summaries and complete answers provided for the discussion questions, this book is easy for any teacher to use. Information has been interwoven into the lessons so that the student becomes familiar with famous British authors.
The book is designed for Teacher directed use. However, the student can use it on his own. Answers are found at the end of each lesson. We recommend the student keep a four-section notebook for assigned writings.
* The Novel Unit takes an in-depth look at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Emma by Jane Austen, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, The Time Machine by H.G Wells, and Animal Farm by George Orwell. Your student will be challenged with thought-provoking questions, learn to interpret literature, analyze characters, be introduced to the great British novelists, and more.
* The Poetry Unit includes the poetry of notable British poets from the Romantic, Victorian, and Modern Age. Included among the greats are Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Arnold,Hopkins, Eliot, Owen, Graves, and more. An Emphasis on Poetry gives a historical overview of poetry, helping students to learn from the past and enjoy writing poetry of their own.
* The Essay Unit includes the process of writing three 500-word essays, including one essay interpreting poetry. Complete instructions guide your students to understanding and success.
* The Book Review Unit gives the students an opportunity to read good literature and write a summary, concluding with their opinion of the book.
The Gold Book - British Literature is designed for a high school skill level.
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