Online Reading and Literature Course

Our online Reading and Literature course is comprehensive and convenient. Regionally accredited JMHS lets you study online at your own pace from anywhere – at home, during work breaks, while traveling or during the summer break. This course is available as part of a JMHS diploma program; not for individual purchase. Enroll online at JMHS anytime to be a step closer to completing your online Reading and Literature course and earning a high school diploma online.


Summer School - Online Reading and Literature Summer Course

We accept enrollments year-round in our online high school classes. You can easily take our online Reading and Literature summer course for high school credit recovery to make up credits with JMHS as your online summer school because we let you study on your own schedule. Being a JMHS summer school student won't interfere with your job, family responsibilities or summer vacation, because you fit learning time comfortably into your routine.

Course Summary

  • Course Name: Reading and Literature
  • Subject Area: English
  • Credits: 1 Unit
  • Track: College Prep, General
  • Price: Not Available For Single Purchase
  • Syllabus: Course Syllabus (PDF)
  • Book(s): Custom Curriculum

Course Description

Reading and Literature gives students the tools to understand and interpret fiction and non-fiction literature, including short stories, historical non-fiction, fables, fairytales, folklore, speeches, novels and poetry. Students will analyze poetry, folklore, fairytales and fables, learn about character and theme development, interpret historical pieces of literature and analyze and interpret speeches. Compare and contrast a variety of fiction and non-fiction written material, recognize poem styles, distinguish between fact and fiction, use critical thinking to determine outcomes, and apply historical references to text. Students will read a variety of works, including fiction and non-fiction. Authors covered in the text include Harper Lee, Edgar Allen Poe, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Shirley Jackson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Ernest Hemingway, and Emily Dickinson. Skills are developed through writing assignments and multiple-choice exams.

Online High School - How It Works

  • Access your eBook and lessons through your Student Portal
  • Study any time and learn Reading and Literature at your own pace
  • Request guidance from certified Reading and Literature teachers and academic advisors
  • Attend voluntary weekly teacher-led live lessons at our virtual high school
  • Get additional study assistance from our online Learning Resource Center
  • Complete the course in as few as 6 weeks

Our online Reading and Literature course is part of our high school diploma curriculum. Call 1-800-349-6861 or enroll online now!