Jackie Fowler

Jackie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in English and Radio, TV and Film. After graduation, she worked as a writer for the 5pm and 10pm newscasts at WRAL in Raleigh, NC. She decided to leave her career at the TV station to pursue her desire to teach and became certified in English Education. She has taught middle and high school English, Honors English, Political, Economic and Legal Systems, as well as drama and music classes. She also holds a Master's degree in Library Science and was a school librarian before the Lord called her to homeschool her first child. She has five children and loves spending time with her family. She also loves teaching and bringing the Biblical worldview to the study of classic literature.

American Literature with Composition

Course Description:

Monday: 2:30 P.M. - 3:25PM

Serving as the second step of a college prep English track, this course is an overview of some of the great works in American Literature. Students will be studying a variety of genres including poems, short fiction, and novels. Academic writing will focus specifically on literary devices taken from reading assignments.

Required Texts:

  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London

  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

  • The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe

  • The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilmore

  • The Easy Grammar Workbook

Minimum: 5 students

Copy Fee: $35 due the first class by check made payable to Jackie Fowler

Tuition: $ 55/month for 9 months