THE GOLD BOOK - BRITISH LITERATURE
HIGH SCHOOL SKILLSThe 3rd Edition Learning Language Arts Through Literature - The Gold Book - British offers instructions and directions for student and teacher. The Gold Book - British Literature is a complete curriculum for high school language arts courses. Classic poems and novels by the best and most influential authors were selected to demonstrate literary principles. The Gold Book series is designed to encourage the high school student's ability to read and understand literature, develop the ability for verbal and written expression, enable him to interpret and access literary meaning in terms of content and philosophy and clearly state a position in response.
Course Notes and Test Booklet contains complete course notes for each unit, unit tests, and answer keys to assist you in the grading process needed for high school transcripts. As a further help, an Essay Assessment Service offers personal assessment of the five major writing assignments in the British Literature book – a compare/contrast essay, research essay, poetry analysis, and two book reviews.
In The Gold Book - British Literature you will find:
Poetry Study includes the poetry of notable British poets from the Romantic and Victorian periods and Modern Age. Included among the greats are Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Arnold, Hopkins, Eliot, Owen, Graves, and more.
Essay Study includes the process of writing three 500-word essays, including one essay interpreting poetry. Complete instructions guide students to understanding and success.
Novel Studies take an in-depth look at five well-known British novels. Students are challenged with thought-provoking questions, learn to interpret literature, analyze characters, and more.
Book Reviews and writing assignments offer students opportunity to read good literature, write a summary, and formulate an opinion of the book.
Teacher's Guide and Answers are now located in the back of the book along with novel summaries, answers, and more helps making this edition easier than ever to use!
*To complete the assignments in this manual, the student will need the following books which may be obtained through your library or purchased from bookstores or catalogs:
Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus - Mary Shelley. Bantam-Random House (or any edition of the 1818 publication).
Emma - Jane Austen. Bantam-Random House.
A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens. Penguin Group.
The Time Machine - H.G. Wells. (Any unabridged publication).
Animal Farm - George Orwell. (Any unabridged publication).
A British Poetry Anthology - This anthology has been compiled by Common Sense Press for use with Learning Language Arts Through Literature, The Gold Book - British Literature to be used in place of The Mentor Book of Major British Poets, which is out of print.