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Academic Year 2020-2021 • Grade 6 and above • Literature Sequence

Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore

This class is primarily for students in 6th-8th grade. The purpose of the class is to introduce students to the basics of grappling with a story and asking questions about it. Using classic texts, students will be asked to use their critical thinking to cover the full narrative spectrum of each story, from overarching concepts and plot to fine details and character development.

Course Website: Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Alexandra Dascalu Nelson

Starts: September 10, 2020
Ends: June 4, 2021

Thursday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

Tuition: $500.00



Prerequisites

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Recommended background

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Teacher's notes:

Classes are extremely flexible. The stated weekdays and times are not set in stone. Please do not hesitate to contact the instructor to arrange class time.

Textbooks and Materials

This textbook is required:

Mythology , Authors: by Edith Hamilton

ISBN: 9780316223331

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore


This book is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection) , Authors: Various Authors

ISBN: 143516136X

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.


This book is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

The Complete Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen (Wordsworth Special Editions) , Authors: Hans Christian Andersen

ISBN: 1853268992

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.


This book is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition [Edition 3], Authors: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

ISBN: 0553382160

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.


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Classes start August 31, 2020. Enroll by August 20 to attend orientation to avoid late enrollment fees.


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