Literature

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HLN is offering Literature levels 3, 4, 6, 8, and 9 for 2017-2018. They are underlined and marked with an asterisk below.

These represent suitable academic offerings for all children in grades 3 to 10+. See the recommended grades listed with each course.

Please note: If there are 6 or more students who would like a Lit 5 or 7 class, we will try to offer it. Please contact the Directors to inquire. 

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Grammar School Literature & Poetry (2 hour class) – 12:00 to 2:00

These classes focus on the development of reading skills through the study of carefully chosen classic books. Reading requires an active, discriminating mind that is challenged to define, analyze, compare, and contrast. The focus here is on becoming an active reader. Coursework will emphasize vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension. These are not grade-specific classes but do progress in difficulty. (Grades 3-7)

*Literature 3  Grades 3-4

  • Farmer Boy
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • A Bear Called Paddington
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • Materials: Literature Set with Novels
  • Cost for all materials through HLN: $95

*Literature 4  Grades 4-5

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Heidi
  • Lassie
  • Materials: Literature Set with Novels
  • Cost for all materials through HLN: $95

Literature 5  Grades 5-6 (Planned for 2018-2019)

*Literature 6  Grades 6-7 

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Upper School Literature & Poetry (2 hour class) – 12:00 to 2:00

Upper School Literature and Poetry classes are a continuation of grammar school literature at a higher level of active reading skills. They include poetry study that ensures a thorough mastery and appreciation for these classic works.

Literature 7 Grades 7-8 (Planned for 2018-2019)

*Literature 8  Grades 8-10

*Literature 9  Grades 9-11

  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Julius Caesar
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • Poetry & Prose Book II, English Renaissance, the Cavalier Poets of the early seventeenth century, the great Puritan writers,  the Restoration period, and the Neoclassical Age.
  • Lit 9 Materials: Lit Set with Novels, Poetry & Prose Book II Set
  • Cost for all materials through HLN: $95

HLN is offering Lit 3, Lit 4, Lit 6, Lit 8, and Lit 9 for 2017-2018. They are underlined and marked with an asterisk above.

Please note: If there are 6 or more students who would like a Lit 5 or 7 class, we will try to offer it. Please contact the Directors to inquire.