Students explore literature featuring ordinary people who find themselves in circumstances that require extraordinary acts, and develop solid composition skills while examining these books in relation to the archetypal hero’s journey.
Coursebook for The Hero's Journey Lit and Comp Course (included in package)
A Pocket Style Manual, by Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers
House of Light, by Mary Oliver
The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer
Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer
Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
Write It Right demystifies writing and grammar to help you become a stronger writer.
Oak Meadow Blank Journals are perfect for note-taking, sketches, observations, or for writing thoughts, ideas, questions, and dreams.
English 10 continues the development of writing skills, and includes a wide variety of writing assignments.
Syllabus for the Lit & Comp II course (included in package)
Assigned as part of the Oak Meadow English 10 curriculum.
Students read the thoughts and feelings of American men and women who have helped create and articulate the unique heritage of the American people and the rich fabric of the culture.
Syllabus for the American Literature course (included with course package)
Assigned as part of the Oak Meadow American Literature course.
This full year course presents a selection of classic works of British Literature that spans from its origins through the 20th century, and includes a study of Victorian poems and English short stories.
Coursebook for the British Literature course package (included with package)
A comic collection of magical creatures, kings, and heroes, all with mixed-up identities, are found cavorting in the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare.
This illustrated translation of the epic poem, Beowulf, includes over a hundred illustrations that bring the story to life.
In David Copperfield, Charles Dickens crafts a novel that unerringly recreates a bygone era.
Works by Thomas Hardy, Penelope Fitzgerald, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, P.G. Wodehouse, T.H. White, and many more are included in this eclectic selection of short stories.
T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur
Students read the works of international authors, both current and historical, and refine grammar and composition skills through numerous writing assignments.
Syllabus for the World Literature course (Included with course package)
Assigned as part of the Oak Meadow World Literature curriculum.
This special abridged translation of Cervantes’s 1605 classic is assigned as part of the Oak Meadow World Literature curriculum.
This special retelling of the ancient Sanskrit epic, recounted by Indian novelist R.K. Narayan, is assigned as part of the Oak Meadow World Literature curriculum.
In this one semester course, students explore the writing craft and learn to produce poems that deserve to be read.
Women's Literature Course: Worlds of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Women’s Literature Coursebook
A funny, heartbreaking, stunning book by the legendary Diana Wynne Jones—with an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
A fantastic tale by the legendary Diana Wynne Jones—with an introduction by Garth Nix.
The Unreal and the Real is a collection of some of Ursula K. Le Guin’s best short stories.
Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy.