The Gold Book - American Literature includes 36 weekly lessons similar in format to the other editions of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature series. Written in conversational form, with story summaries and complete answers provided for the discussion questions, this book is easy for any teacher to use. Information has been interwoven into the lessons so that the student becomes familiar with famous American authors. Most lessons include vocabulary-expanding applications.
The book is designed for Teacher directed use, or the Student can use it on his own. Answers are found at the end of each lesson. The Student is expected to keep a four-section notebook for assigned writings.
The Gold Book - American Literature includes famous American short stories, novels, and poetry. The student analyzes selections of literature, learns literary terminology, writes characterizations and other short analyses, essays, short stories, and poetry.