Educational scope: History and social studies covering A.D. 1900 to the present. Archaeology and geology provide an exciting exploration of history and ancient cultures, and the foundations of God’s earth to sustain us. Mathematics and physics focuses on the history of mathematical principles and the ways that physics affects our daily lives. Literary analysis teaches students to analyze key elements of literature, and the companion book provides 50 guided summaries of the classics. Biographies of faith focus on the lives of John Newton, George Washington, Andrew Jackson, John Knox, and Martin Luther.
Additional important concepts: Every course is designed to integrate a student’s faith and learning, through the broad historical scope of world history to the biographies of believers, all written at least one hundred years ago, preserving the true historical nature of the books.
What makes it unique: Scientific knowledge and biblical faith are viewed as complementary, with biblical authority always guiding the scientific principles. Developing communication skills for students is seen as vital to their preparation for high school and advanced studies.
Suggested weekly schedule: 3 to 4 hours per day, 5 days per week; optional Reading /Lit could be done 3 to 5 days a week
Intro to Archaeology & Geology
Study why the earth is unique for life, the varied features of the earth’s surface — from plains to peaks, as well as exploring history and ancient cultures.
Christian History: Biographies of Faith
Students go beyond historical footnotes to really see what has been revealed about these leaders’ hearts, fears, and visions for changing the world as they knew it. An inspiring study designed to encourage students to lead!
Concepts of Math & Physics
Reveals the many advancements and branches of mathematics and how they were developed through the centuries, as well as the history of physics from Aristotle to Galileo to Isaac Newton to the latest advances.
Skills for Literary Analysis
This is a dialectic and logic level course that prepares students for later academic pursuits. Students are taught to analyze key elements of literature such as allegory, narrative, satire, plot, setting, and more.
Christian Reading Companion for 50 Classics
This is a challenging guide that presents short descriptions of each title, objective and discussion questions to stir thought, and quotations that give insights into character, plot, vocabulary, and more.
Studies in World History Volume 3
A complete year of junior high world history that examines the effects of modernism, the world at war, American education, evangelicalism, modern social problems, and more!