Laura Whorley


I have been a nurse for 15 years. Two very opposite and amazing girls & a sweet pup call me Mom. My hobbies are attempting to grow things, crafts & cooking. As a child, I wanted two things when I grew up: 1) to be a farmer’s wife & 2) to be a missionary. I am far from a farmer’s wife, but we do have chickens & a garden…so that’s close-ish. As far as being a missionary goes, I have not travelled to far off lands and embraced the language & culture in effort to show God’s love to others. Nope. I have stayed home. In the past, I worked as a camp counselor at a Christian summer camp (long, long ago) & taught Sunday school. Most recently, I am enjoying learning more about God and the life He desires for me to live. I do believe that my mission field is at home - homeschooling – as instructed by God.

Literature with Intro to Public Speaking

GRADES 4-6

Course Description:

Monday: 10:00 A.M. - 10:55 A.M.

Description: Delve into literature with the classics and learn to present to an audience with confidence. We will be discussing literary terms using the current novel we are reading and complete activities and presentations to ensure our comfort with presenting to an audience strengthens. Students will be required to speak in front of an audience (their classmates). Weekly assignments will include vocabulary exercises, literature reading, and comprehension questions.

Required Texts: access to Anne of Green Gables, My Side of the Mountain, The Secret Garden, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn & Where the Red Fern Grows (Library books are acceptable as you will be provided with the dates each of the books are needed in advance.)

Supplies Needed: 3 ring binder, a dictionary

Copy Fee: $30.00 (check written to Laura Whorley by the first class)

Class maximum size: 8 students

Tuition: $55/month for 9 months