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Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

World Literature with Composition  

Teacher: Jackie Fowler (

Description: This class is a college preparatory class focusing on literary works from antiquity to the Modern Age. Students will explore multiple genres from carious global and historical contexts. Works will consist of epic poems, short fiction, novels and plays. Writing for class will include journal response, class discussion material and literary theories and critiques of works studied in class. MORE TO COME! 

The Odyssey
Various Biblical selections
Cry the Beloved Country
Other works TBD

Pre-Requisites: Because we want our students to have an experience that allows for their writing skills to be taken to the next level, a writing sample is required for placement into any high school level English course. If you are interested in your student enrolling in this course and your student is currently enrolled at Bridge Academy, they may see Alicia Collins to complete and submit their writing sample during Bridge Academy regular hours at their convenience. If you wish your student to take this course but they are not enrolled at Bridge Academy, please contact Alicia Collins at to set up an appointment to have your student complete and submit their writing sample. 

Copy/Supply fee: $35 (To be paid directly to Jackie Fowler by 9/3)

Annual tuition: $410 ($41.00 per month for 10 months, August – May)

revised 3/21/19

Jackie Fowler

B.A. English, BA (Bachelor of Arts- Radio, TV & Motion Pictures) and MLS

Jackie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in English and Radio, TV and Motion Pictures. After graduation, she worked as a writer for the 5:00 and 10:00 newscast at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC. She decided to leave her job 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, music and drama while in the classroom. She also holds a Master's degree in Library Science and was a school librarian before leaving to homeschool her first child. Her husband is a military Chaplain and they have five children. She loves spending time with her family and is thankful the Lord used the Army to bring her to the area.

Teaching: Basics in Literature & Composition, Foundations in Literature, American Literature and British Literature

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