Course Description

Students will learn that literature is the highest quality of language. Literature curriculum will include the study of classics, biographies, and poetry.

Course Details

Third Grade Literature


  1. Define Literature
    2. Literary Types
    3. Elements of a Classic, 7 Loves of Literature Inspired by Classics
    4. Bible as the Seedbed of Literature
    5. Story of Jonah
    6. Biography, Author Opal Wheeler, Geographic Individuality of Germany, Map Study of Germany, Germany’s Contributions to Music, Baroque Period, Providential Setting of Bach’s Life, Bach’s Character and Dedication to God, Musical Style and Compositions
    7. Individuality of Nations, Author Mary Mapes Dodge, Dutch Vocabulary, Geographic Individuality of Holland, Elements of a Classic, History of Holland, Holland’s Government, Holland’s Contribution to the Chain of Christianity, Character of the Dutch People, Holland’s Contributions to Science and Art, Author’s Style and Purpose, Economy of Holland
    8. Poetry: Emily Dickinson, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson
    9. Fairy Tale, Literary Elements, Analogy and Symbolism, Author C.S. Lewis, Themes
    10. Introduction to Shakespeare, Life of Shakespeare, Elizabethan England and its Customs, History of Drama, Globe Theater, Review Shakespeare Play

Coming soon.

None required.

Mrs. Lakyn Lee

Lakyn Lee was born in Durban, South Africa. She immigrated with her family to the United States as a young girl. She graduated from American Heritage School (American Fork Campus) and served her mission in the Cusco, Peru Mission. She has a love for the Spanish language and the people of Peru. After her mission she once again, through ‘divine signatures’, connected with her American Heritage high school Physics partner, Cameron Lee. They married in the Payson, Utah Temple and have two beautiful happy sons. Lakyn is trained in many areas, including elementary teaching, ASL, special needs, Spanish, and Spalding. She taught Spanish at American Heritage School (American Fork Campus), and third grade in a public charter school. She has an innate love for children and delights in seeing them succeed in all aspects of their lives. She has a natural gift for teaching with a deep love for our Savior, Jesus Christ. She is excited to once again return to American Heritage to share her love of learning with her students. She is honored to be a part of the American Heritage School Salt Lake Campus.