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Secondary Curriculum

Grade 6

Grammar

Module 1: Parts of Speech
Module 2: Count/Non-Count Nouns and Articles
Module 3: Comparisons
Module 4: Present Time and Past Time
Module 5: Future Time
Module 6: Present Perfect and Past Perfect
Module 7: Modal Auxiliary
Module 8: Adjective clauses
Module 9: Prepositions

 

Literature

Module 1: Reading Strategies
Module 2: Fiction
Module 3: Myths, Oral Tradition, Fables, and Fairy Tales
Module 4: Science Fiction and Fantasy
Module 5: Non – Fiction
Module 6: Drama
Module 7: Poetry
Module 8: Epic Literature

 

Grade 7

Grammar

Module 1: Overview of Basic Grammar
Module 2: Conjunctions
Module 3: Preposition Combinations
Module 3: Present and Past
Module 4: Perfect and Perfect Progressive Tenses
Module 5: Future Time
Module 6: Modal Auxiliaries
Module 7: Conditional Sentences and Wishes

 

Literature

From the Origins of English Literature to the Romantic Age

Module 1: The Origins and the Middle Ages
Contents
·      Introduction to the English Language and Literature

·      Old English Literature Beowulf

·      Introduction to Middle English Literature

·      Courtly Love

·      Arthurian Literature

·      Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

·      The Death of King Arthur

·      Geoffrey Chaucer

1.     The Canterbury Tale

Module 2: The Renaissance and the Puritan Age
Contents
·      Introduction to English Renaissance

·      William Shakespeare

1.     Hamlet

2.     Julius Caesar

3.     A Midsummer Night’s Dream

4.     Romeo and Juliet

5.     Macbeth

6.     Much Ado about Nothing

7.     Othello

8.     The Merchant of Venice

9.     Twelfth Night

10.  Sonnets

·      Introduction to Restoration Literature

Module 3: The Restoration and The Augustan Age
Contents
·      Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment

·      William Congreve

The way of the World

·      Daniel Defoe

1.     A Journal of the Plague Years

2.     Robinson Crusoe

·      Jonathan Swift

·      Gulliver’s Travels

·      Laurence Sterne

Tristram Shandy

Module 4: The Romantic Age
Contents
·      Introduction to the Romantic Age

·      Robert Burns

1.     A Red, Red Rose

2.     To a Mouse

·      Jane Austen

1.     Emma

2.     Pride and Prejudice

·      William Blake

The Chimney Sweeper

·      Introduction to American Romanticism

·      James Fenimore Cooper The Last of the Mohicans

·      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

·      William Wordsworth

My Heart Leaps Up

·      George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron

1.     Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

2.     She Walks in Beauty

·      Percy Bysshe Shelley

1.     Ode to the West Wind

2.     Prometheus Unbound

·      John Keats

Ode to Nightingale

·      The Gothic Novel

·      Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein

·      Edgar Allan Poe

1.     The Raven

2.     The Black Cat

3.     The Tell-Tale Heart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 8

TAIS

School Year 2015-2016

Grammar

Module 1: Overview of Verb Tenses

 

Module 2: The Passive

 

Module 3: Noun Clauses

 

Module 4: Adjective Clauses

 

Module 5: Gerunds and Infinitives

 

Module 6: Adverb Clauses

 

Module 7: Phrasal Verbs

 

 

 

 

 

Literature

From the Romantic Age to Modern Literature

Module 4: The Romantic Age

 

Contents
·      Introduction to the Romantic Age

·      William Blake

The Chimney Sweeper

·      Introduction to American Romanticism

·      James Fenimore Cooper The Last of the Mohicans

·      George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron

3.     Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

4.     She Walks in Beauty

·      Percy Bysshe Shelley

3.     Ode to the West Wind

4.     Prometheus Unbound

·      John Keats

Ode to Nightingale

·      The Gothic Novel

·      Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein

·      Edgar Allan Poe

4.     The Raven

5.     The Black Cat

6.     The Tell-Tale Heart

 

Module 1: The Victorian Age

 

Contents
·      Introduction to the Victorian Age

·      The Bronte Sisters

1.     Emily Bronte

Weathering Heights

2.     Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre

·      Charles Dickens

·      Hard Times

·      David Copperfield

·      Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlett Letter

·      George Eliot

Middlemarch

·      Emily Dickinson

I’m Nobody

·      Oscar Wilde

1.     The importance of Being Earnest

2.     The Picture of Dorian Gray

 

Module 2: The Twentieth Century

 

Contents
·      Introduction to Modernism

·      Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness

·      E.M. Forster

A Room with a View

·      James Joyce

1.     Ulysses

·      F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

·      Ernest Hemingway

·      Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway

 

Module 3: The Modern Age

 

Contents
·       Introduction to Postmodernism

·       The Theatre of the Absurd

·       Samuel Beckett :Waiting for Godot