Product Details

Course Length:

Two one-semester courses (students must independently register for each semester)

Course Description:

English III includes the comprehensive study of writing, speaking, listening, and media literacy.  Emphasis is on understanding, analyzing, and appreciating United States literature from all genres and time periods.  A variety of cultural texts are used including Native American literature.  The Common Core requirements for all areas of language arts are included in this class.

Prerequisites:

To be successful in this course, students should have successfully completed both a freshman and sophomore-level English or Language Arts course.

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/english3ab

Required Materials:

Materials will be provided in the course. Students will need to acquire the following novels, available in most school and public libraries:

  • First semester novels: Fools Crow, by James Welch
  • Second semester novel: Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, as well as one novel of choice from a given list (available on course syllabus — link under “Comprehensive Syllabus” above) Note: Huckleberry Finn is not read in the summer session

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: A semester available
Spring: B semester available
Local schools may count either semester for credit for either A or B semester.
Summer: Available

Lead Teacher:

Caitlin Skinner, Bozeman High School, caitlin.skinner@montanadigitalacademy.org

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