Course description

This course will focus on both novel and poetry. You will learn how to read a novel with deeper understanding by studying the way a novel is put together.  You will also learn the different ways a poem can be written and why.  Class time will include presentation work, drama, and viewing activities in groups and individually as well as reading.      

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand how a novel is put together by learning about character, plot, setting, and climax. 
  • Develop skills in reading 'without using a dictionary' by learning to predict a story as well as use punctuation and vocabulary clues from the reading. 
  • Recognize how to connect a novel or a piece of poetry to self and the world.   
  • Gain confidence and skills in presentations and speaking through drama and presentation activities. 
  • Know how some poetry is put together and used like art as a form of self-expression.  
  • Develop new vocabulary understanding.   
  • Enhance viewing and listening skills while examining different novel themes 


Students who are new to TVP Part Time classes must speak with the program team before registering. 

Contact information:

Phone: 403.440.6872
Email: tvp@mtroyal.ca

Select a section to register
Section title
Literature and Novel Study - Condensed
L - Lecture
1:00PM to 3:00PM
Sep 11, 2024 to Dec 11, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXEV non-credit $333.33
Section Notes

•   This class is intended for adults with developmental disabilities. Please contact the department for further information.

•   For questions about this course or other information, contact tvp@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6872. 

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