Ages 11 to 12

Semester 1
Main text: Canterbury Tales
Poetry: William Blake
Shakespeare: The Tempest
Second text: A Tale of Two Cities
History: The Peasants’ Revolt
Essay: Satire in Canterbury Tales

Semester 2
Main text: Le Morte d'Arthur
Poetry: Tennyson's "Idylls of the King"
Shakespeare: King Lear
Second text: Oliver Twist
History: Advent of Printing
Essay: Courtly Love in Le Morte