For high school students, Book Wormz concentrates on diving deeper into critical analysis. Students should already know how to recognize plot, theme, characters, setting and conflict, so the focus will shift towards a more introspective study of the book. Students will also establish writing skills to help them in university. 

In class they will focus on:

  • Plot analysis
  • Character analysis
  • Essay writing
  • SAT reading list (Students with excellent reading and comprehension skills find the verbal sections of the SAT much easier to attack. Classic literature offers you a chance to practice reading typical SAT passages and to expand your SAT vocabulary.)

Recommended SAT reading list by the College Board and PowerScore:

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  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  • The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • Treasure Island by R.L. Stevenson
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain