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A Literature & Film Study of Jane Austen-High School English Language Arts--FLEX

In this flexible schedule 18-week ELA course, students will study Jane Austen, read her books (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, & Emma), watch films, and analyze why her stories continue to enchant readers & be made into movies.
Angelia Derrick, MFA
103 total reviews for this teacher
New class
No live meetings
Over 18 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times


Sun, Oct 9

Oct 9, 2022 – Mar 12, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Sun, Oct 16

Oct 16, 2022 – Mar 19, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Sun, Oct 23

Oct 23, 2022 – Mar 26, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Sun, Oct 30

Oct 30, 2022 – Apr 2, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Sun, Nov 6

Nov 6, 2022 – Apr 9, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Class Experience

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. 
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.
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)
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. 
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
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. 


Angelia Derrick, MFA
Lives in the United States
Lover of Books and Movies
103 total reviews
227 completed classes

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"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... 
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