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: Middle School American History
Grade Level:
 advanced 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:15 – 3:45pm
Instructor: Peter Bradshaw
Cost: $57 per month + $30 registration fee
Book: The American Republic, by Bob Jones (3rd edition 2009), ISBN# 978-1-59166-706-3; Take a Stand! American History from the American Revolution to 1914, by John Joseph De Gree, ISBN# 978-1535425780. Order used online or call Bob Jones directly at 1-800-845-5731.
Description: Join us as we follow the chronological development of the United States from a Christian perspective. We will dig deep and evaluate the events of American history from the colonial period to the present by examining the core values of American culture from a Christian worldview. Class discussion, a five paragraph essay, weekly prompt questions, and several tests throughout the course of the year will be utilized to fully grasp the concepts presented in the text and in class. Homework will be given each week, along with 1-2 large projects during the year, to create healthy accountability and good progress.

Course: World Geography
Grade Level:
 advanced 8-10
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:15 – 3:45pm
Instructor: Pam Fields
Cost: $61 per month + $30 registration fee
Book: Cultural Geography, Bob Jones (3rd Ed.), ISBN# 978-1-59166-496-3. Order used online or Call 1-800-845-5731.
Description: Following the theme of a Grand Tour, we will “travel” from continent to continent around the world. Our studies with include geographic cultures, landforms, climates, resources, economy, religions, and governments of every country in the world. A “Cultural Fair” Extravaganza, complete with native recipe preparation/food tasting and country/cultural presentations, is the class highlight at the end of each continent’s study! Of note, limited spaces (14) are available.

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