ENG IV is the fourth part of a continuous high school English curricula designed to prepare students for post-high school studies and careers which require critical interpretive skills in language, literature, and writing. This course consists of four chapters carefully designed to encourage students to become virtuous and responsible adults in society by exposing them both to literature that encourages freedom and virtue and to literature that inhibits freedom and virtue.
Description: Overview of authors and literature that have impacted the world on a wide scale.
This course provides a study of the major world authors who were “firsts” in their fields of philosophy, reform, politics, science, religion, drama, poetry, novels, short stories, essays, biographies, and autobiographies. This study takes an historical approach to literature touching on ancient writings, and progressing through the Dark Ages, the Medieval Era, and into Modern times. This course also addresses cultural traditions of oral recitation, myth, fable, legend, parable, and folklore. The student will also learn to recognize literary characteristics such as theme, tone, and voice, as well as techniques to enhance interest, including anaphora, refrain, and many more components of literature.
The accompanying Activities will stretch a student´s writing and critical thinking skills, and requires memorization using the Benjamin Franklin approach to learning. The Activities will propel the student toward achieving literary and critical excellence and will enable a student to interpret important literary themes to become a competent student of Literature. As with all PAC courses, teachers may purchase all four chapters or may purchase only those chapters which the teachers prefer. Teachers may exercise personal preference for course content by selecting preferred chapters from those available in English I through IV. This course “doubles” as a philosophy course.Purchase Now