4 week UNIT - Intro to Literary Analysis
"Start Here!"This first unit of RCRR's "Intro to Lit" course teaches the basics of literary analysis & vocabulary. If your student will begin RCRR's series with any course higher than the complete "Intro 2 Lit" class, have them start here!
Intro 2 Lit: Full Year Course
A complete introduction to literature for homeschooled high-schoolers, and an easy, accessible course for parents or group leaders to facilitate - download the scope and sequence to see just what is waiting for you here in the Red Couch Reading Room!
American Literature: Full Year Course
The story of America is the story of the pursuit of liberty. From the puritan voices, through colonial and Civil struggles, we set out in this course to understand the struggle for freedom and democracy that pervades these uniquely American voices.
British Literature - Setting the Standard
With the likes of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Shelley, Dickens, & Bronte to explore, Brit Lit stands as a challenge and an inspiration. Don't miss this course, as we survey the British Empire & stand in awe of its treasures.
4-week Unit: Treasure Island
This accessible novel provides a wonderful introduction to the Bildungsroman novel. Discussion will center on the characters, themes, structure, and writing style of the work.
5-week Unit - Julius Caesar, Logically Speaking
"Julius Caesar" serves as an introduction to both Shakespeare & the concepts of rhetorical persuasion. We examine logos/pathos/ethos effectiveness in speeches. Multi-media suggestions, Vocab. unit + reading comp supplement the video lectures.