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.

Foundations in Literature with Composition

Course Description:

Monday: 1:30 P.M. - 2:25 P.M.

Serving as the foundation of a college prep English track this course intends to ground students in the basics of literature study and academic writing. The literary component focuses on classic and significant works across primary genres - short fiction, novels, poetry and plays - with the content of the writing component tied to the literary works. Students will review grammar concepts to establish the proper foundation for writing.

Books and Supplies:

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy

  • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Around the World in 80 days by Jules Verne

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  • Easy Grammar Plus Student Workbook

Minimum: 5 students

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

Tuition: $ 55/month for 9 months