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Course: Middle School Literature and Composition
Grade Level: 6-8
Day/Time: Monday 12:25 – 1:55 OR Wednesday 9:00 – 10:30am (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR Wed. 10:40 – 12:10 (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR Wed. 12:40 – 2:10pm OR Wed. 2:20 – 3:50pm
Instructor: Shelley George (Wed. 9:00 – 10:30am & 2:20 – 3:50pm) – other sections are with Olivia Oster (see next class)
Cost: $70 per month + $35 application fee
Books: Jim Elliot: One Great Purpose (Christian Heroes: Then and Now), ISBN: 1576581462; I am David ISBN: 0152051600; Across Five Aprils, ISBN: 0425182789; The Miracle Worker, ISBN: 0743457587; The Hiding Place; by Corrie ten Boom, ISBN: 0553256696; Easy Grammar Ultimate Series: 180 Daily Teaching Lessons Grade 8 Student Workbook 2009, ISBN: 0936981628; Write Source 2000, ISBN: 066946774X.  The books may be found at Christianbook, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.  If you have trouble locating a copy of the Easy Grammar, go to Easy Grammar.
Description:  Our classes will travel through five books that captivate readers with dynamic plots and characters.  We will climb the Alps with a young boy named David, sit in a concentration camp with Corrie ten Boom, paddle down a jungle river with Jim Elliot, and much more.  Students will acquire the basic tools needed to distinguish between a Biblical worldview and a secular worldview as presented in literature.  Extensive reading, various writing assignments, vocabulary quizzes, and several projects will be assigned.  Each semester students will choose a biography to read and analyze, in addition to the required reading.  We also offer an Advanced Reading Program for students who want to tackle more than the books covered in class. We use a 3-year rotation of various books, which are never repeated, so students can enter as 6th graders and take this class until they are ready for High School Literature and Composition grades 9-10 (English I/II).
Supplies List:  1-2″ (inch) 3-ring Binder, Notebook Paper, Pencil, colored pens, and a Writing Journal with at least 50 pages.

Course: Middle School Literature and Composition
Grade Level: 6-8
Day/Time: Monday 12:25 – 1:55pm OR Wednesday 10:40 – 12:10 (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR Wednesday 12:40 – 2:10pm
Instructor: Olivia Oster
Cost: $70 per month + $35 application fee
Books: The Bible Smuggler, by Louis Vernon, ISBN# 0836115570; Ink on His Fingers, by Louis Vernon, ISBN# 0836116739; The Hiding Place, by Corrie Ten-Boom, ISBN# 0800796276; A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline Le’Engle, ISBN# 9780312367541; God’s Smuggler, by Brother Andrew with J. and E. Sherrill, ISBN# 9780800796853.  All literary works can be found online at Amazon, Abebooks, Half.com or other used online book stores.
Description:  Through the use of exciting, well-written fiction and non-fiction, we will explore the theme of God’s Word overcoming darkness. We will read of Gutenberg, Tyndale, Ten-Boom, Meg Murry, and Brother Andrew to stretch our imaginations and increase our belief. Students will acquire the basic tools needed to distinguish between a Biblical worldview and a secular worldview as presented in literature.  It is my prayer for these students that they will grow in faith and understand better the adventure of being a Christian through these works of literature. Extensive reading, various writing assignments, vocabulary quizzes, and several projects will be assigned. Our grammar book this year will be a self-published volume by Mrs. Oster available on the first day of class for $6 and will cover grammar formulas for advanced sentence writing. Students will write sentences following this grammar text each week. A three-year rotation of books is used, so students can take this class from 6th-8th grades until they advance to High School Literature and Composition grades 9-10 (English I/II).  All assignments and classwork for Middle School Literature and Composition with Mrs. Oster will be posted weekly on the class blog: hhlosterlit.blogspot.com
Supplies List: 3 Ring Binder with Divider, Pencils and at least three different colors of pen/fine tipped markers.