Category: Literature

Excellence in Literature curriculum and other resources for reading and writing through the classics.

American Literature Texts

American Literature Texts

In American Literature, students will study nine full-length works of fiction and associated context resources. Students who choose the Honors option will read eighteen full-length works of fiction, including prose, poetry, drama, and more. A brief chapter in...

World Literature Texts

World Literature Texts

In World Literature, students will study eight full-length works of fiction and in the seventh module, significant selections from the The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader. Students who choose the Honors option will read eighteen texts over...

British Literature Texts

British Literature Texts

In British Literature, students will study nine full-length works of fiction, including prose, poetry, and drama, as well as associated context resources. Students who choose the Honors option will read eighteen full-length works of fiction, including prose, poetry,...

Literature and Composition Texts

Literature and Composition Texts

In Literature and Composition, students will study nine full-length works of fiction and six short stories. Students who choose the Honors option will read eighteen full-length works of fiction and twelve short stories. A brief chapter in...

Introduction to Literature Texts

Introduction to Literature Texts

In Introduction to Literature, students will study eight full-length works of fiction and six short stories. Students who choose the Honors option will read sixteen full-length works of fiction and twelve short stories. A brief chapter in...

Excellence in Literature Honored with Top 100 Educational Website for 2016

Excellence in Literature a Top 100 Educational Website for 2016

We are delighted to announce that Homeschool.com has named Excellence in Literature a Top 100 Educational Website for 2016 by Homeschool.com. Excellence-in-Literature.com is our sister website that hosts hundreds of context resources for the study of great literature....

What is the Honors Option?

The Honors Option in Excellence in Literature Key components of the Honors Option (in addition to regular assignments related to the focus text) include reading, writing, and a final exam. The reading is the most time-consuming...

How to Use Excellence in Literature curriculum.

How to use Excellence in Literature

What does a month look like for a student using Excellence in Literature? Have you wondered how to use Excellence in Literature? Here is an overview of how to use the study guide and...

Build a Quality Home Library—Without Breaking Your Budget!

Love books? You need a home library! I love libraries. When I was a little kid, and people asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always said that I would...

The wise old owl points the way to the books we sell.

Books We Sell: A Master List

We moved the website to this new platform just before the conference travel season and are still working on getting everything tagged and organized for easy finding. Since the site is so different from the old...

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