World Literature & Composition -Sr. High


Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course that will include reading well known novels, short stories, poems, and dramas while gaining an understanding and appreciation for literature and basic literary analysis. The focus for the year will be on World Literature and include authors from around the world, novels, short stories, poems and plays.

Students will write have regular writing assignments and learn to write the 4 basic types of essay as well as gain an deeper understanding and appreciate for literary analysis.

  • 1. Narrative Essays: Telling a Story
  • 2. Descriptive Essays: Painting a Picture
  • 3. Expository Essays: Just the Facts
  • 4. Persuasive Essays: Convince Me

This course requires the following books:

  • Learning Language Arts Through Literature: The Gold Book – World Literature  A World Literature Anthology
  • This 3rd Edition now includes the answers within the teacher section, along with novel summaries.
  • A World Literature Anthology. Common Sense Press. 978-1-929683-34-5
  • The Odyssey – Homer. Barnes & Noble Classics. 978-1-59308-009-9
  • No Fear Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare, William. Spark Publishing. 978-1-58663-845-0
  • The Little Prince – de Saint-Exupiry, Antoine. Mariner Books. 978-0-15-601219-5
  • Cry, the Beloved Country – Paton, Alan. Scribner. 978-0-7432-6217-0
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World Literature 

Literature & Composition II -World Literature

Full Year- 1 Full Credit

Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m CST

Amber Fonseca



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