A Literature and Film Study of Jane Austen FLEX

Angelia Derrick (she/her)
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Students will read three of Jane Austen's novels/books (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma), watch the film adaptations, and analyze why her stories continue to enchant readers and are made into movies in this ELA class.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Arts: Creative Writing
Certificates from Institute of Children's Literature
Certificates from Institute for Writers
Writing young adult fantasy and space opera under the pen name Angelia Almos. 
Homework Offered
Students will have weekly reading assignments, watch the movie adaptions, complete short activities/worksheets, write three essays, complete three creative projects or presentations, and take three end of unit tests.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Your Final Grade will be determined from your homework grades, essay grades, project grades, and test grades. Projects and essays grading rubrics will be provided with the assignment. Assignments, papers, projects, and tests will have due dates and late assignments will receive a deduction. Accommodations and extensions can be given when asked for before the due date.
Grades Offered
Students will need to have a copy of the following novels:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Emma by Jane Austen 

Students will need to rent/stream the following mini-series and movies:
Pride and Prejudice BBC (1995) or Sense and Sensibility BBC (2008) or Emma BBC (2009) 
Pride and Prejudice (2005)
Bride and Prejudice (2004)
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
From Prada to Nada (2011)
Emma (2020)
Clueless (1995)
The modern adaptation movies that the learners will watch as homework have a PG-13 rating. 
Jane Austen's novels Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma, and films adapted from those three novels. We will be using the Prestwick House Literature Teaching Units as the base curriculum. Other resources come from Moore English, A Classical Classroom, S J Brull. English and Language Arts resources from Lit & More. 

Meet the teacher

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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(154)
Pronoun: she/her/hers

"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world." - Robert McKee

My hope is to help nurture your love of stories as well as your individual voice while giving you the tools and skills you need to tell... 
Flex Class


weekly or $384 for 16 weeks
16 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 3 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 15-18

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