2015-2016 Course of Study

9th-Grade

Bible – We’re reading through the old testament, verse by verse, and discussing as we go.
Logic/Apologetics – The Defense Never Rests, William Lane Craig & Joseph Tang
Spelling – Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry III, aBeka Books
Literature – We’re using a reading list based off The Well Trained Mind, by Susan W. Bauer
Writing – Dramatica Pro, a writing application
Language Arts – Grammar and Composition III, aBeka Books (w/corr. test booklet)
Arithmetic – Algebra I, aBeka Books (w/corresponding test booklet)
History – Western Civilization, Spielvogel
Science – Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Steven Garber
PE – Parent led exercises, games, and activities
Civics/Economics – iCivics, a website application
Typing – FreeTypingGame, a website application
Animation/Film – Final Cut, Anime Pro 10, Motion 5, Manga Studio
Programming – Scratch, a website application
Spanish – Rosetta Stone
Music – Suzuki V.II
Art – My husband is an artist, so we are covered.
Home Economics – Cooking, baking, and cleaning with Mom

7th-Grade

Bible – We’re reading through the old testament, verse by verse, and discussing as we go.
Logic/Apologetics – The Defense Never Rests, William Lane Craig & Joseph Tang
Spelling – Vocabulary, Spelling Poetry 1, aBeka Books
Literature – We’re using a reading list based off The Well Trained Mind, by Susan W. Bauer
Language Arts – Grammar and Composition 1, aBeka Books (w/corr. test booklet)
Arithmetic – Basic Mathematics, aBeka Books (w/corresponding test booklet)
History – Western Civilization, Spielvogel
Geography – Discovering the World of Geography (Western Hemisphere)
Science – Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Steven Garber
PE – Parent led exercises, games, and activities
Civics/Economics – iCivics, a website application
Typing – FreeTypingGame, a website application
Animation/Film – Final Cut, Anime Pro 10, Motion 5, Manga Studio
Programming – Scratch, a website application
Spanish – DuoLingo, a website application
Music – Suzuki V.II
Art – My husband is an artist, so we are covered.
Home Economics – Cooking, baking, and cleaning with Mom

5th-Grade

Bible – We’re reading through the old testament, verse by verse, and discussing as we go.
Spelling – Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry 5, aBeka Books
Literature – We’re using a reading list based off The Well Trained Mind by Susan W. Bauer
Language Arts – Language B, aBeka Books; Read and Comprehend 5 Skill Sheets, aBeka
Arithmetic – Arithmetic 5 Kit, aBeka Books
History – The Story of the World V.I, Susan Wise Bauer
Geography – Discovering the World of Geography (United States)
Science – Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Steven Garber (Short, preliminary lessons adapted for her level.)
PE – Parent led exercises, games, and activities
Civics/Economics – iCivics, a website application
Typing – FreeTypingGame, a website application
Programming – Scratch, a website application
Spanish – DuoLingo, a website application
Music – Suzuki V.II
Art – My husband is an artist, so we are covered.
Home Economics – Cooking, baking, and cleaning with Mom

3rd-Grade

Bible – We’re reading through the old testament, verse by verse, and discussing as we go.
Handwriting – A Reason for Handwriting ’T’, Concerned Media
Spelling – Spelling and Poetry 3, aBeka Books
Literature – We’re using a reading list based off The Well Trained Mind, by Susan W. Bauer
Language Arts – Language 3 Kit, aBeka; Read and Think 3 Skills Sheets, aBeka
Arithmetic – Arithmetic 3 Kit, aBeka
History – The Story of the World V.I, Susan Wise Bauer
Geography – Discovering the World of Geography (Basic)
Science – Biology: A Self-Teaching Guide, Steven Garber (Short, preliminary lessons adapted for his level.)
PE – Parent led exercises, games, and activities
Typing – FreeTypingGame, a website application
Spanish – Teach Them Spanish 3, School Specialty Publishing
Music – Teaching Little Fingers to Play, John Thompson
Art – My husband is an artist, so we are covered.
Home Economics – Cooking and cleaning with Mom

Whew! You never know how much you do, until you have to write it all down! Prayerfully this will be a fun year filled with growth. May the Lord be glorified in all we do.

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