The Medieval Times (Grade 10) includes 32 lessons for JOURNEY THOUGH TIME, an intensive survey course of literature and history. Presents the history and literature of Western Civilization in a formal classical methodology with a heavy focuses on rhetoric and writing. Using the writing program, Writing with the Masters, students develop strong writing and research skills while exploring the great writers and thinkers of the world. This course examines the impact of the church, chivalry, and feudalism on the development of Europe during the Medieval Time period. This year’s writing focuses on advanced expository paragraphs with sub-topic sentences, and various college essay formats, including the MLA Style research paper. The major writings covered in Grade 10 include Beowulf, Song of Roland, King Arthur, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Divine Comedy, and Everyman; shorter writings include Bede, Caedmon, Medieval Poets, Miracle and Morality Plays, and many others.