How much homework is in English 4?

We estimate students will spend 5-7 hours per week on coursework. During a typical week, students complete the following tasks:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction
  • 80 pages of reading
  • Weekly discussion with fellow students
  • Reading quizzes every few weeks
  • Poetry, rhetorical device, and devotional assignments in rotating sequences
  • Essay planning, writing, editing, or revision

Throughout the year, students complete 16 literary works, two argumentative essays (1,000-1,200 words), an argumentative, in-class presentation (6-8 minutes), an original short story and poem, and a final exam at the end of each semester.