Ages 9 to 10

Semester 1
Main text: Odyssey (Fagles Prose translation)
Poetry: Tennyson "Lotus Eaters"
Shakespeare: Sonnets 1
Second text: Agamemnon
History: Outline History of Hellenic Greece
Essay: Use of Simile in Odyssey

Semester 2
Main text: Dryden's Aeneid
Poetry: Macaulay's Horatius
Shakespeare: Julius Caesar
Second text: Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
History: The Augustan Age in Rome
Essay: Dramatic tension in the Aeneid