Course: Elementary History & Bible
Grade Level: 3-4
Day/Time: Monday 9:00 – 10:15am
Instructor: Stephanie Dunn
Cost: $46 per month + $20 application fee
Book: The Mystery of History, Volume I: Creation to Resurrection, by Linda Lacour Hobar, Paperback 2010 (2nd edition), ISBN# 189242729X. Additional historical literature will be required and added to enhance this class. These books will be announced prior to the start of class.
Description: Lions, tigers, and dinosaurs, oh my! Do you wonder how dinosaurs may fit into creation? Or what was happening in China during the time of Christ? Do you enjoy exploring different cultures? Or how the true stories told in the Bible fit into history? All these questions and more will be investigated through this course. We will weave together Bible History, from Creation to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and World History. Within this time period, we will travel to many lands: China, Greece, Assyria, Rome, and many more! We will even investigate how dinosaurs fit into the creation of the universe. Most importantly, we will be adventuring through History using the truths of the Word of God. This course will be enhanced with historical fiction literature. Through this, the student will gain knowledge of culture and history, while strengthening his/her reading skills. Homework will be given each week to create healthy accountability and good progress. Various quizzes and tests will also be given during class. Of note, we will be studying the second ½ of the Volume I text.  We will study the first ½ of the text next year (2019-2020)

Course: Elementary History & Bible
Grade Level:
 5-6
Day/Time: Monday 10:25 – 11:40am
Instructor: Stephanie Dunn
Cost: $48 per month + $20 application fee
Book: The Mystery of History, Volume II: The Early Church and the Middle Ages, by Linda Lacour Hobar, Paperback 2004, ISBN# 1892427060. Additional historical literature will be required and added to enhance this class. These books will be announced prior to the start of class.
Description: Our adventure continues! Through this course we will continue weaving together the Bible, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ through the development of the early church, history, and the fall of the Roman Empire through the Dark Ages. Our adventure will also take us beyond Europe to Muhammed and the spread of Islam, Egypt, Japan, China, Peru, and many more! We will explore the martyrs of the early church, the spread of the Gospel, and the invention of the printing press. Just as its counterpart, this course will use historical fiction literature to enhance the course and to strengthen the student’s reading skills. Homework will be given each week to create healthy accountability and good progress. Various quizzes and tests will also be given during class. Of note, we will be studying the second ½ of the Volume I text.  We will study the first ½ of the text next year (2019-2020)

 

Course: Middle School Ancient Civilization
Grade Level: advanced 5-7
Day/Time: Wednesday 12:35 – 2:05pm
Instructor: Beth Warren
Cost: $58 per month + $30 application fee
Book: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Volume 1: Ancient Times: From Earliest Times to the Last Roman Emperor, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2006 edition, ISBN# 978-1933339009; The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Volume 2: The Middle Ages: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2nd edition (2007), ISBN# 978-1933339092; The Golden Goblet, by Eloise Jarvis McGraw, ISBN # 978-0140303353; The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare, ISBN # 978-0395137192.  Order from www.welltrainedmind.com, amazon and other used book websites.
Description: Studying ancient civilizations is one of the most fascinating areas of all human history! This course will provide a general introduction to several of the most prominent ancient civilizations from across the globe, introducing the student to the primary features of each, and examining the major influences on those who came after – including us! Weekly readings, an interactive notebook, class discussion, quizzes, 2 tests per semester, and projects will be used to aid in the knowledge and appreciation of the ancient world.

 

Course: Middle School World History
Grade Level: 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:15 – 3:45pm
Instructor: Beth Warren
Cost: $58 per month + $30 application fee
Book: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Volume 2: The Middle Ages: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2nd edition (2007), ISBN# 978-1933339092; The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Volume 3: Early Modern Times, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2004 edition, ISBN# 978-0971412996; The Shakespeare Stealer, by Gary Blackwood, ISBN # 978-0141305950.  Order from www.welltrainedmind.com, Amazon and other used book websites.
Description:  Studying world history is like taking a trip across the world and through time. You can’t go everywhere, but if you visit enough places, you can start to see the connections that have shaped the world we live in today. This course will seek a global perspective on the past, one that acknowledges God’s hand and integrates the historical experiences of all of the world’s people – with special emphasis on the Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment. Weekly readings, an interactive notebook, class discussion, quizzes, tests, and projects will be used to aid in the knowledge and appreciation of world history.

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