Learning Goals

This program introduces advanced writing styles and techniques, and students will be challenged to complete multiple specific, intense writing outputs each term that test each student's comprehension and composition capabilities in a single area.

Writing Advancement Level 0

Term 1: Poetry III

  • Readings: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Shakespeare's sonnets

Term 2: Romantic Novels

  • Readings: Jane Austen, Bronte Sisters, Margaret Mitchell

Term 3: Response & Argumentative Essays 

  • Readings: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, Frankenstein, The Picture of Dorian Grey


Writing Advancement Level 1

Term 1: Alternate Timelines & Other Worlds

  • Readings: The Time Machine, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Term 2: Greek Mythology

  • Readings: Arachne, King Midas, Oedipus Rex, The Sun Chariot

Term 3: Portrayals of Identity in Literature 

  • Readings: Chinese Cinderella, The Bluest Eye, To Kill a Mockingbird, The White Tiger


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