English 11 Course

Online English 11 Course

Take an accredited high school English 11 course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

Northgate Academy’s English 11 course celebrates American literature, covering seminal works that have shaped American literary heritage. This course for eleventh graders encompasses a broad spectrum of literary forms, from the foundational texts of Irving and Cooper to the transformative voices of Whittier, Clemens, and Frost. Students explore a range of literary movements, including Transcendentalism and twentieth-century literary trends, critically evaluated through a Christian lens. The curriculum, supported by the “American Literature” textbook from A Beka, emphasizes the contribution of America’s preachers, hymn writers, statesmen, and Bible scholars to the literary canon, acknowledging their significant role in shaping American literature.

The course objectives guide students to read, analyze, and appreciate the diversity of American literature, understanding various genres and their characteristics, plot structures, character development, and the authors’ purposes. Through written assignments, quizzes, and a final exam, students demonstrate their comprehension and analytical skills. The content spans from early American collections to modern fiction, including units on American humor, legends, drama, poetry, and the influence of devotional writings, offering a comprehensive view of America’s literary landscape. This course not only enhances students’ literary analysis and writing skills but also deepens their appreciation for the rich tapestry of American literature.

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High School English 11 Course Syllabus

The highlights of American literature that have thrilled readers through the years are included in this class for eleventh grade. The broad study of various types of literature helps students to love and appreciate the literature of our country. Authors include Irving, Cooper, Whittier, Clemens, Frost, and many others. Transcendentalism and the literary trends of the twentieth century are not simply accepted as “art” but are evaluated in light of the Scriptures for the students’ edification. America’s great preachers, hymn writers, statesmen, and Bible scholars are given their rightful place in American literature.

Textbook: American Literature (A Beka – Code 202428)

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Read famous works of American Literature and learn to analyze and appreciate them.
  • Show understanding of material through written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.
Semester A
Unit 1 – America for Me
Unit 2 – American Humor and Legends
Unit 3 – The American Short Story
Unit 4 – American Drama
Unit 5 – An Early American Collection
Unit 6 – The Beginning of Romanticism
Unit 7 – The Fireside Poets
Unit 8 – Transcendentalism: The Recurring Failure
Semester B
Unit 9 – The Voice of the People
Unit 10 – Devotional Writings
Unit 11 – New Voices in Poetry
Unit 12 – Realism and Local Color
Unit 13 – Biography and Autobiography
Unit 14 – Modern Poetry
Unit 15 – Modern Fiction

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes……………………35%
Written Assignments………..35%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

Getting Started At Northgate Academy Is Easy!

Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students older than 14 can enroll online and start immediately. 

Click the enroll now button below or in the top right corner of our website to head to our Student Information System, called Learn Stage. 

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Online English 11 Course

Take an accredited high school English 11 course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!