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American Literature

This class will take students through the major authors and movements of American literature, from the Colonies to the modern age.  This is a low-stress approach to literature and will focus on helping the students learn to read well and closely.  We will put each work we read into its historical and social context, so that we can better understand he author's perspective.  My goal is that students learn to love literature!

Homework: Approx. 3-5 hours per week

Materials needed: Ms. Starr will provide the reading list closer to the beginning of the semester. 

Starting Date: 
Thu, 2021-08-26
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Monthly Tuition: 
Material Fee: 
Material Fee: 
Non-Refundable, One Time Fee

Stephanie Starr holds a BA in English literature from Southern Methodist University and a master's in Humanities and Classical Education from the University of Dallas. She has four sons, all of whom she homeschooled from kindergarten through 12th grade. She has taught co-op classes in various states and is a reading/writing/spelling tutor. She also works as a freelance copywriter. She is passionate about helping students make connections, express themselves elegantly, and fall in love with literature and history.