Lightning Literature 7th Grade

Lightning Literature 7

$249.00

7th grade Lightning Literature from Hewitt Homeschooling, adapted to fit the needs of modern gifted learners.  This is a year-long course condensed into a single semester.

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7th grade Lightning Literature from Hewitt Homeschooling, adapted to fit the needs of modern gifted learners.  This is a year-long course condensed into a single semester. Weekly webinars are 50 minutes long. Recordings are available for students who must miss a session.

Lessons include:

  • plot
  • introduction to poetry
  • dialogue
  • autobiography
  • characterization

Learning activities include regular writing to communicate ideas via the discussion forum, videos and multimedia materials to support learning, use of web 2.0 tools to illustrate new concepts, and weekly participation in live webinars.

Required books:

Most books are readily available at your local library, or can be purchased online

Topics Covered

◦plot

◦introduction to poetry

◦dialogue

◦autobiography

◦characterization

Challenge Level

This is a 7th grade literature class that has been condensed into a single semester for gifted readers. Elementary students who are strong readers may also find this course appropriate.

Time Commitment

Most students report spending approximately 3 hours per week on homework outside of the webinar.

Instructor

Headmistress Guinevere

Reading List

Lightning Lit 7 Student Guide by Elizabeth Kamath
Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages by Harold Bloom
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

Usually Offered

Fall Semester

Prerequisites

Student must be able to read fluently at the 7th grade level or above. Student should also be able to write a basic paragraph independently.


Available Sessions

Fall 2018 Thursday 10am Pacific, Fall 2018 Thursday 12pm Pacific, Fall 2018 Friday 9am Pacific, Fall 2017 Thursday 2pm Pacific, Fall 2017 Friday 9am Pacific, Fall 2017 Friday 12pm Pacific