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Courses High School Online English

The Lord of the Rings: An Exploration of the Films & Their Literary Influences (HEN2461B)

The Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular stories in the modern world. In this course, you will study the movie versions of J.R.R. Tolkein’s novel and learn about the process of converting literature to film. You will explore fantasy literature as a genre and critique the three Lord of the Rings films.

Required Course Materials - Not Provided by NDCDE

Students will be required obtain access to the standard (non-extended) versions of the three Lord of the Rings films.

If students do not already have access to these films, then they may consider other sources such as the local library, subscription streaming services, or online rentals. The course will contain additional suggestions for procuring access to these items, but doing so is the responsibility of the individual students.

Note
Timestamps referenced throughout the course apply to standard editions of the applicable film and may not align with any extended versions.

Graduation Requirements: English Language Arts Courses

To see a list of courses that are eligible for meeting the state's 4 required credits of English study, please refer to the page linked here.

Course Syllabus

This computer generated PDF syllabus provides an exact outline of all topics and assignments presented to the student.

North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)

Click here to look up the MIS03 code for this course. This is a single semester (0.5 credit) course.

Course Duration and Extension

This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by purchasing one of the following course extensions ...

Computer Requirements for Online Courses

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