English

Learn to Write a Literature Research Paper

In this four-week course, students will use a short novel as the basis for practicing the components of a literature research paper.
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Class

45 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 4 weeks

16-18

year olds

3-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will practice and improve their close reading skills;
Students will demonstrate their understanding of critical context and literary analysis;
Students will demonstrate their knowledge through a well-researched, clearly argued essay
I am trained to teach college-level classes in literature and composition. This class is aimed at older learners who thrive in such environments and want to practice their skills.
Students will read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, along with a few other short texts about things like revision, drafting, etc. All readings should take less than an hour per class. There will be no readings on days when students are expected to spend their homework time working on their final essay.
You will need your own copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. All other readings will be supplied by me through the classroom portal. I will also supply slides with information when appropriate or helpful.
Learners will produce a well-researched essay of literary criticism of approximately 4-5 pages. I will use a rubric to grade their essays with a letter grade. 
2 hours 15 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland contains some sensitive topics like violent dreams and Victorian-era politics. One of our readings contains mild profanity.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Teacher

About Me

Hi! I'm a graduate student and PhD candidate studying eighteenth-century British literature. I teach at the college level and I want to help older high schoolers work toward those structures and expectations. I teach classes in literature and... 
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