Course Descriptions

Enroll at
MNOHS now!

Quarter 4 begins April 8.
Confirmed enrollments accepted through April 9.

The American Literature Survey courses explore a variety of writings that reflect the rich history, diverse cultures, and of the United States. The first semester focuses on short stories and poetry from a variety of authors and time periods and the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Students will review plot structure and literary techniques. The second semester focuses on American folklore, famous essays and speeches. We will also be reading the play Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee. Students will continue to refine writing skills and focus on critical thinking skills.

Course materials: Most required works are available online or provided within the course. The required novel for American Literature A (Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird) and play for American Literature B (Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee) may be borrowed from a library, purchased, or provided by the school.

Standards met: All strands of the Minnesota Language Arts standards are addressed.

Credit: 1.0 (Semester A = 0.5 credit, Semester B = 0.5 credit.)

Honors Opportunity: No

Prerequisites: None

Now Tweeting

MNOHS
MNOHS We are over halfway done! Quarter 3 is flying by. Keep up the awesome work, everyone pic.twitter.com/PmCeR4RHJ0
MNOHS
MNOHS On this Wisdom Wednesday...share what you are thankful for! pic.twitter.com/8nuMBAyS0y
MNOHS
MNOHS Please share your Halloween/fall fun with us! pic.twitter.com/SjvkVHn1pk
AdvancED Logo Nationally accredited online learning for grades 9-12
Common Sense Media Certified School Logo