The new family-friendly home school Literature
and Writing curriculum!
- Literature analysis
skills and composition in one entertaining
- High-quality videos of
world-class novels and plays
- Student's Handbook and
Teacher's Handbook for literary analysis
- Full-year high school
how the MovieLit curriculum works:
- Subscriber receives
with study guide for videos of literary
masterpieces, and Teacher's
Handbook with descriptions of
each video available, introductory material, quiz
score keys, guidance for grading essays.
- Teacher and
student(s) decide which videos they will use,
selecting 17 from a list of 25 choices*; this allows latitude to
omit 8 selections based on students' interest,
family's entertainment standards, etc.
- Subscriber may rent
or purchase videos by whatever means they prefer;
we recommend a subscription to Netflix (see
Curriculum costs below).
this unique video-based curriculum:
traditional reading programs with high-interest,
introduces a broad range of literature that might
otherwise require two or more years for many
students to read.
student for 18 carefully-designed college
preparatory composition exercises.
- Offers a
viewing experience that the whole family can
enjoy together, featuring videos pre-screened for
quality and appropriateness.
considerable variety in literary styles, genres,
and historic periods.
These ten videos are required,
because the final essays cover indispensible college
preparation skills: Grapes of Wrath,
Nicholas Nickleby, Hamlet, Moby Dick, Our Town, A Man for
All Seasons, Les Miserables, Ben-Hur, Twelfth Night,
Pride and Prejudice.
Any six of these fourteen videos
may be selected, as the essay skills are essentially
interchangeable: Fahrenheit 451, Much
Ado about Nothing, Hound of the Baskervilles, Ivanhoe,
Mutiny on the Bounty, The Miracle Worker , The Glass
Menagerie, Great Expectations, Gullivers Travels,
Little Women, Inherit the Wind, Treasure Island, Romeo
and Juliet, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
The course is concluded
with a two-week final project on
The Scarlet Letter.
- Student's Handbook
covering all videos, $25 ~ Teacher's Handbook, $40
~ Postage, $13.
of accessing the videos. (Recommended: contact www.netflix.com and consider whether
the least expensive subscription would be
adequate for your needs.)