MS Lit and Writing

TAUGHT BY

Eliza Hardin

6th-7th

Using five classic works of literature as a reference, students will learn to plan, write and revise. Skills covered will include reading for comprehension, quoting from sources, introduction to outlining, improving writing skills, recognizing setting, plot, theme and characterization, proofreading, poetry and oral recitation, art projects related to the literature, and writing short essays. Students will complete multiple writing assignments. Each student will need a three-ring binder, access to word processing and internet and required books. 30-45 minutes of homework per week plus assigned reading. Please direct questions to Eliza at thehardinfive@gmail.com

CLASS MATERIALS

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
The Magician's Nephew
The Mysterious Benedict Society
The Westing Game
Treasure Island
City of Ember

3 Ring Binder
Composition Notebook

Eliza holds dual degrees in English from King University and in Elementary Education from Western Carolina University. She is also a certified teacher in the State of North Carolina. She taught for three years in the public school system and has been homeschooling for eight years now. She has 3 boys, Ezra, 18, Cyrus, 15, and Jonah, 13. Prior to Classical Scholars, Eliza ran Classical Foundations for three years, where she offered classes two days a week to homeschoolers in grades 3-5. She is also a native of Hendersonville, and when she isn't teaching she enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time with her family.