Excursions in Literature guides students in reading literature in light of a Christian worldview and will learn how to deal biblically with objectionable elements. The curriculum teaches students to recognize and appreciate literary techniques, presents a variety of literary genres, and develops critical thinking skills.
The Teacher's Edition (2 volumes) recommends methods for teaching values as well as content and includes many useful teaching aids. Notes offer solid scriptural applications, annotations of literary analysis, and discussion questions with suggested answers. The CD includes reading quizzes, writing rubrics, supplemental worksheets, standardized test practices, bulletin board ideas, and helps for ESL students.