Shakespeare is just as relevant now than he was over 400 years ago! This course serves as an introduction to William Shakespeare, his sonnets and writing style, and a brief history of acting troupes and the Globe Theater.
This 6 week course focuses on the 1937 novel by author Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, a classic of the Harlem Renaissance. The novel explores themes of race, gender roles, femininity, and freedom.
Women were instrumental in the formation and the perpetuation of the US; and they contributed in ways that often get completely overlooked. Let’s give these women the credit they deserve!
This will be the 2nd installment in our 4 part full year US History course, covering reconstruction through progressiveism.
In our final installment of our year of Earth Science, we’ll focus on the hydrosphere (freshwater and the oceans) and our atmosphere- including meteorology and climate.
In this 1 week course, students will read and explore a short story by American author Shirley Jackson, and then we will explore how this story has influenced other famous works in American culture (such as Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series!)