British Literature A -English 11-12

Course Description:

This is the first course in a two-course sequence. In this course students will read engaging works and explore topics of interest as they develop their reading, writing, and speaking skills. Students will use essential questions to focus on a topic for each unit, such as Transformation of Language and Informed Decision Making.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): British Literature A -English 11-12
Course Title (NCES SCED) : British Literature
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document : http://media.mivu.org/mivhs/alignchart/ela/britishlita.pdf
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
NCES SCED Code :
Subject Area : English Language and Literature
Course Identifier : British Literature
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://slp.michiganvirtual.org/
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Throughout this course students will investigate the themes Transformation of Language and Informed Decision Making.


At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Analyze reading themes
  • Examine their own ethics related to questions that arise during readings
  • Compose an argumentative writing project
  • Sequence and organize facts from readings
  • Identify literary devices
  • Prepare SAT style writing essays
  • Create an informational project

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards


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Review Conducted By : Michigan Virtual
Date of Review : 06/30/2014

The following topics will be studied:

    Unit 1 – Introduction

      Unit 2 – Transformation of Language

      • Beowulf
      • The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
      • Argumentative Essay

      Unit 3 – Informed Decision Making

      • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
      • Emma by Jane Austen
      • Informational Essay

      Activities within these units include reading novels, linking texts, short writing assignments and two major essays.

      Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
      Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
      Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
      Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

      Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.