BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Eleventh-Grade English

Part 1

ENGL 051

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Matthew G Davies BA
Credits: 0.50

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In this eleventh-grade English course, students will learn about American literature by studying selections from the play The Crucible, reading the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, writing a research book report, and completing writing assignments that contrast historical and fictitious events described in literature. Students will also be studying Latin and Greek terms, developing their vocabulary, and enhancing their writing skills. This is the first course in a two-part Eleventh-Grade English series (ENGL 051 and ENGL 053).

Course Content:

1. The Best of Intentions
2. The Devil's in the Details
3. Pivot Points
4. Illusion vs. Reality
5. Portfolio #1
6. Integrity of the Mind
7. Modern American Transcendentalism: The Beat Generation
8. Cumulative Speedback Review
9. The Origins of Fear in Literature
10. Fear of the Unknown
11. Portfolio #2
12. The Great American Novel
13. Examples of Courage
14. No Run-of-a-Mill Man
15. "Most people are [nice], Scout, when you finally see them." - Atticus Finch
16. Cumulative Speedback Review
17. Portfolio #3

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


The Crucible and To Kill a Mockingbird may be available at a local library or bookstore.