Course Descriptions

Enroll at
MNOHS now!

Quarter 3 begins February 3. Confirmed enrollments accepted through February 4.

The English Survey courses focus on reading and writing skills through the use of high-interest literature and current event articles. Grammar and vocabulary refreshers are also featured in each week’s assignments. The first semester focuses on the theme of technology and how its rapid changes are affecting our society. Students read short stories by Ray Bradbury, a novella by Ayn Rand (Anthem), and others. They review and practice several different essay forms. The second (B) semester’s theme is the changing perceptions of society throughout each decade. Students read samples of literature and non-fiction articles from several historic periods, and continue to practice and refine writing skills. The novel for this semester is Stanley Gordon West’s Until They Bring the Streetcars Back.

Course materials: Most required works are available online or provided within the course. The two required novels, Ayn Rand’s Anthem, and Stanley Gordon West’s Until They Bring the Streetcars Back, 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 = .5 credit, Semester B = .5 credit.)

Honors Opportunity
: No

Prerequisites: None

Now Tweeting

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
MNOHS
MNOHS Did you know there are 573 federally recognized Indian Nations in the United States? pic.twitter.com/pquoASlNeR
AdvancED Logo Nationally accredited online learning for grades 9-12
Common Sense Media Certified School Logo