Out of the Silent Planet

Class Description: A spectacular adventure tale that explores the ideas of space, education, memory, and what it means to be human, Out of the Silent Planet is the first of C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy. We will set out on a voyage with Ransom, seeking to first simply enjoy a beautiful story of exploration, suspense, and wonder, while also exploring the deeper questions at work in the novel.

Grade Level: 9+

Workload and Assessment: This class can either be taken as enrichment or for credit. Students wishing to earn credit for the course will be assessed by attendance and participation, and the successful completion of an assigned essay.

Required Materials: Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis. Students will also need a headset microphone (built-in microphones will also work).

SectionTeacherDayTimeTermSeatsCostRegistration
Out of the Silent Planet A Summer 2022Robert CutrerM1:30 - 3:00 PM ET7/18/22 - 8/19/220$99.95