Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide

Literature in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere, your teens will appreciate the unstuffy way Sharon Watson writes her curriculum. They’ll read some great novels, encounter the hero’s journey, learn literary terms and elements, and gain an appreciation for fine literature.
More important, eager and reluctant readers will become more discerning as they learn the secret craft of the fiction writer.
Prepare your teens for college literature courses and for the rest of their reading life.

*used with the permission from Sharon Watson

Reading List

  • Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

  • The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis

  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

  • Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals

  • Peter Pan by Sir James Barrie

  • The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West

  • The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells


There is Currently No Video Companion offered for this curriculum.  
In-Person Or Virtual Classes:

The parent/student will have a private email address for help and 1 hour of class time per week (in person or by video conference).  All grading, feedback, and personal encouragement are included!
$10 / week / student for classes of 6+ students

+$40 /week (per class not per student) for classes of 2-3 students (add $5 per week for extra students)
$50 per hour for one-on-one tutoring
DISCOUNT:  Families hosting a class with 7 or more students receive a 25% discount off one student.
Please Note:  Billing will be in Canadian dollars if you live in Canada.  If you live in the U.S.A or elsewhere billing will be made in USD.


There is a class scheduled for 2020-2021


Where:  Location TBA:  in South East Winnipeg

Day:   Fridays (Sept to May)

Time:  11:30-12:30 p.m.


Arrange a class in your area by video conference.  

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