Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature
The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for a module, you may substitute an honors text.
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You and your student will have the print book for reference and evaluation, but the student will be able to view the modules online, and click links (on most computers) to the context resources, rather than typing out the URLs.
The books linked below are the honors texts for Introduction to Literature, which is English 1 in the Excellence in Literature curriculum.
Module 1: Short Stories:
Honors students need to read biographical information about each of the focus text story authors on this site or in an encyclopedia, plus at least one additional short story by each of the authors studied. You can find these texts on this website — just type the author’s name into the search box to locate other stories and information about the author.
Module 2: Honors: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Module 3: Honors: The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
Module 5: Honors: Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot
Module 6: Honors: Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Module 7: Honors: 1984 by George Orwell OR
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Module 8: Honors: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Module 9: Honors: The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan