These are the classes that we will offer for 2021-2022.
These classes offer LOTS of hands-on learning! With this age group, you are free to use any curriculum at home or you can follow along with the topics they will be learning from at co-op. You are not required to purchase any books except notebooks and a writing journal.
We try to keep classes at a maximum of 12 students and there are 2-3 teachers in every class.
Social Studies: World History, we will use Story of the World and additional resources to examine and explore our world from a Biblical perspective.
Science: Unit studies covering various science topics
Reading and Writing: Seasonal and project based
Art/Foreign Language: Art and Language
P.E.: No book required
Students in 7th and 8th grade are required to purchase books for each class. They will begin to learn to use a syllabus and may have tests, but grades will not be kept by the teachers. Advanced 6th graders will be considered for middle school.
General Science: Apologia Exploring Creation with General Science Student Text 3rd Edition ISBN: 9781946506573
World Studies: BJU World Studies Text 4th Edition ISBN: 9781606829837 and World Studies Student Activity Manual 4th Edition ISBN:9781606829882
Art: No book required
PE: No book required
9th - 12th Grade
High school students are required to purchase books for each class. At the beginning of the semester, a syllabus will be handed out. High school students will receive quarterly grades. Grades can be given for tests, quizzes, homework, assignments, etc.
Chemistry: Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry Textbook, 3rd Edition ISBN: 9781946506580
Personal Finance: 1/2 Credit - Dave Ramsey Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition for Self-Study; This is online, but will be paced and enriched by the classroom teacher at co-op. Using this version will allow class time to be used for in depth discussion and hands on experience versus using class time as a time to watch video lessons.
Life Prep/ Home EC: 1/2 Credit - This class will focus on life skills, such as car maintenance, cooking, meal planning, basic clothing, and more.
Art History, Theory, and Experience: The beginning of the course will focus on art history, artistic styles, and create art in those styles - sketching, painting, sculpture, impressionism, realism, folk, etc. Then, the class will move into a wider appreciation of art - photography, metal working, wood working, pottery, architecture, and design. (Textbook requirements TBA)