NOTE: This page is under construction. Videos will be added weekly until the release date of High School 1 (June 18th), at which time all the videos will be added.

Year-At-a-Glance Schedule

Year-At-a Glance Schedule (PDF)
Optional: Use this document to plan your schedule for completing the 10 units. Only use this document if you want to spread the course over an entire school year. If you want to finish the course early and complete honors book studies, do not use this document; or adjust it according to your goals.

Spelling Dictation

How to Complete Spelling Dictation (Video)
Note: Each unit has six sentences. You will repeat the same sentences on three different days. The second and third time through the sentences, you will only complete sentences in which there were mistakes the last time you completed them.

Spelling Dictation Sentences for Units 1-10 (PDF) (Use this document if the parent/teacher is dictating the sentences. Otherwise, the student should listen to the audio recordings below.)

Audio Recordings
Unit 1: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 2: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 3: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 4: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 5: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 6: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 7: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 8: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 9: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6
Unit 10: Sentence #1, Sentence #2, Sentence #3, Sentence #4, Sentence #5, Sentence #6

Vocabulary Audio Recordings

Note: Some units say to the watch the vocabulary “video,” when they should have said “audio recording.” There are no vocabulary videos.

Vocabulary—Unit 1
Vocabulary—Unit 2
Vocabulary—Unit 3
Vocabulary—Unit 4
Note: There is no audio recording for Unit 5.
Vocabulary—Unit 6
Vocabulary—Unit 7
Vocabulary—Unit 8
Vocabulary—Unit 9
Note: There is no audio recording for Unit 10.

Unit Videos

* = The video is required to complete the unit. Videos without stars are just for extra help.

Unit 1—Vocabulary Exercise
Unit 1—The Poetry of Ralph Waldo Emerson*

Unit 2—Vocabulary Exercise

Unit 3—The Power of Literary Devices*
Unit 3—Introduction to Emily Dickinson*
Unit 3—Adjectives Vs. Adverbs + Sentence Diagramming Step 12*
Unit 3—Vocabulary Exercise
Unit 3—Exercise 1
Unit 3—Exercise 2

Unit 4—Emily Dickinson’s Nature Poems: Part 1
Unit 4—Exercise 2
Unit 4—Exercise 3
Unit 4—Exercise 4
Unit 4—Exercise 7

Unit 5—How to Write a Persuasive Essay
Unit 5—Emily Dickinson’s Nature Poems: Part 2
Unit 5—Exercise 1
Unit 5—Review 13
Unit 5—Review 14

Unit 6—Exercise 1
Unit 6—Exercise 3
Unit 6—Literary Analysis
Unit 6—Review 2

Unit 7—”Palestine” by John Greenleaf Whittier
Unit 7—Exercise 1
Unit 7—Exercise 2
Unit 7—Exercise 4
Unit 7—Review 3
Unit 7—Review 9

Unit 8—The Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier
Unit 8—Exercise 1
Unit 8—Review 5

Unit 9—Vocabulary Exercise
Unit 9—Exercise 1
Unit 9—Exercise 4
Unit 9—Robert Frost: Part 1
Unit 9—Review 5

Unit 10—How to Write Your Unit 10 Process Essay