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: The first semester we will study the Middle Ages and the second semester we will study Renaissance and reformation. Story of the World will be the primary resource with additional resources used to expand and enhance.
Science: Unit studies covering various science topics
Reading and Writing: Seasonal and project based
Art/Foreign Language: We will have one semester of group ukulele class and one semester of art
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)