Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

World Literature with Composition  

Teacher: Cathrine Mireles (cathrinemireles@gmail.com)


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! 


Texts: 
The Metamorphosis 
And Then There were None
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 bridgeacademy@comcast.net to set up an appointment to have your student complete and submit their writing sample. 


Copy/Supply fee: $35.00 (check written to Cathrine Mireles due at Orientation or by 9/1/2020)


Annual tuition: $410.00 ($41.00/month for 10 months, August – May or $45.56/month if prorated)


revised 2/25/2020

teacher info added - 8/3/2020

Cathrine Mireles

B.A. in English & M.E in Teaching

Ed. S in Christian Educational Leadership 


Cathrine graduated from Mississippi College with a major in English and a minor in mass communications. She holds a master’s in education, Post-Master’s certificate in PK-12 administration and supervision, and an Educational Specialist degree in Christian Educational Leadership; she is currently working on her Ph.D. at Regent University. She taught the last four years at a local Christian school, and before that, she taught 20 years in the public school system. She has taught all levels of English from 6th grade through all high school classes (Elements of Literature, American Literature, British Literature, AP Language and Composition, and AP Literature and Composition.  She has also taught Drama/Theater at the middle school level and Spanish I, II, & III.  She took French classes all 8 semesters of college from French I, II, & III, French Grammar, and French Literature.  She is an active member of a local church and serves in many capacities, including the leadership team and teaching connect group classes. She enjoys getting to know her students, helping them develop a love for literature and writing, and integrating faith into the English classroom.


Teaching: Drama, British Literature, World Literature, French I, French II and French III