With literature at its base, the Gold Book
enhances your high school student's ability to read and understand literature in all its varying forms. Little to no preparation is needed, and its conversational form, story summaries and complete answers provided for discussion questions make this curriculum easy for anyone to use and enjoy. Students will become aware of famous American literature, authors and a wider range of vocabulary. A Short story unit focuses upon Henry James, Hawthorne, James Thurber, Mark Twain and others.
The Novel unit takes a look at the Red Badge of Courage, The Old Man and the Sea and The Pearl
The Poetry unit analyzes Emerson, Longfellow, Dickinson, Frost, cummings, Auden and others.
This book is designed for teacher directed use, however students may use it on their own. Answers are found at the end of each lesson. 185 pages with glossary of literary terms. This is a college preparatory course which may be used at any high school level.
Books Needed to use this Curriculum: Great American Short Stories by Wallace & Mary Stegner / IBSN: 9780440330608The Mentor Book of Major American Poets by Oscar Williams / ISBN: 9780451627919 The Old Man & The Sea by Ernest Hemingway / ISBN: 9780684801223The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane / ISBN: 9780553210118The Pearl by John Steinbeck / ISBN: 9780140177374
Note:For a printable list of what books are needed for this curriculum, please see the "More Information" (PDF) link above.