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Course Registration No. LIT-742

COURSE OVERVIEW


A one-semester course, worth five high school credits. Includes readings and assignments from:  Bulfinch's Mythology;  The Aeneid and CliffsNotes: The Aeneid;  Plutarch's Lives: Volume 2;  CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar;  Cicero: On the Good Life.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Virgil
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0143106295        978-0143106296
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

496 Pages.

 

Cliffs Notes: The Aeneid

  • Author: Richard McDougall and Suzanne Pavlos
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, NE: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586807        978-0764586804
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

216 pages.

 

Cicero : On the Good Life

  • Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Publisher/Copyright: Middlesex: Penguin Classics, 1971. Print.
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140442448        978-0140442441
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages; 6 articles; appendices; maps; index.

 

 

STAA Study Guide: Roman Studies I, A Track (Essay Writing A • Church History IA • Roman History IA • Roman Literature IA • Art & Architecture IA)

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2020. Print.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: Lulu

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need three study guides: one for each semester of the academic year and a science course plan booklet. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2021. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 7-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through July 31st. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

 


 

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