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
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No live meetings
Over 18 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
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No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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In A Literature and Film Study of Jane Austen, we will read and examine three of Jane Austen's most popular novels. Students will compare and contrast the novels to their film adaptations as well as film adaptations that put the stories in contemporary worlds. Throughout the class we will ask ourselves the question: Why does Jane Austen and her stories continue to resonate with new readers and movie watchers 200 years after they were written? This class has been designed and can be used as...
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
Lover of Books and Movies
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
103 total reviews
227 completed classes
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