Course: Elementary History & Bible
Grade Level: 3-4
Day/Time: Monday 9:00 – 10:15am
Instructor: Stephanie Dunn
Cost: $45 per month + $20 registration 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! Even investigating 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 first half of the Volume I text. We will study the second half of the text next year (2018-2019).

Course: Elementary History & Bible
Grade Level:
 5-6
Day/Time: Monday 10:25 – 11:40am
Instructor: Stephanie Dunn
Cost: $47 per month + $20 registration 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, and History, 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 first half of the Volume II text.  We will study the second half of the text next year (2018-2019).

Course: Middle School Ancient Civilization
Grade Level:
 Advanced 5-7
Day/Time: Wednesday 7:40 – 8:55am
Instructor: Peter Bradshaw
Cost: $47 per month + $30 registration fee
Book: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Vol. 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 Vol. 2: The Middle Ages: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2nd edition (2007), ISBN# 978-1933339092. Order from Well-Trained MindAmazon, and other used book websites.
Description: This course will examine several different Ancient cultures, focusing on how they understood the world and their place in it. We will look, not only at the practices of those cultures, but also at the worldview and outlook of these cultures. Special attention will also be given to cultural practices which have direct bearing on understanding the context of Scripture. The students will gain a better understanding of the world in which the Scriptures were written, and therefore of the Scriptures themselves. Class discussion, semester projects, a five-paragraph essay, bi-weekly prompt questions, and four tests throughout the course of the year will be utilized to fully grasp the concepts presented in the text and in class.

Course: Middle School World History
Grade Level:
 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 12:35 – 2:05pm
Instructor: Peter Bradshaw
Cost: $57 per month + $30 registration fee
Book: The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child Vol. 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 Vol. 3: Early Modern Times, by Susan Wise Bauer, 2004 edition, ISBN# 978-0971412996. Order from Well-Trained MindAmazon, and other used book websites.
Description: This course will begin by looking at the late middle ages and the world which existed before the Renaissance, Reformation, and the birth of the Modern era. After gaining an understanding of the world which existed, we will then go on to examine the drastic changes which happened at the Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment. The seeds of this time period in European history have grown into the world in which we are living today. As we better understand the seeds, we will better understand our current cultural situation. Weekly homework, semester projects, and a five-paragraph essay will be given to create healthy accountability and good progress. Class discussion, coupled with tests throughout the course of the year will be utilized to fully grasp the concepts presented in the text and in class.

Course: Study Hall
Grade Level: 3-6
Day/Time: Monday 12:05 – 1:20pm OR 1:30 – 2:45pm
Cost: $10 per month (no registration fee)
Description: This opportunity is ONLY available to students who have a class before AND after the study hall, OR have a sibling taking a class during this time. More specifically, this study hall is for students who have a class that ends at 1:20pm, but need to stay on campus until Elementary Choir or Elementary Math begins (Grade 4 starts at 2:55pm), OR until their sibling’s class finishes. It is our hope and desire for the student to make the most of this occasion, using the time to study diligently, take a mental break, or read quietly. No instructor is listed, although we will have HHL staff supervising the study hall and able to help students on their homework.

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