Middle School

Middle School English

Laurie Lamb, Instructor

Course Description:

In this middle school English course, students will practice in all learning styles! From writing, reading, drawing, researching, speaking, presenting, and acting to homework, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, quizzes, papers, and tests, we will tackle it all! While I have books listed below needed for this course, I will also add in many techniques including IEW that are tried and true to make sure the students are prepared for the next level.

Required Books: 

  • Grammar of Poetry by Matt Whitling, ISBN-13: 9781591281191

  • Vocabulary Cartoons, SAT Word Power: Learn Hundreds of SAT Words Fast with Easy Memory Techniques, ISBN-13: 978-0965242233

  • Learning Language Arts Through Literature: The Gray Book, Student Activity Book, 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1929683482

  • Novels required for LLATL: Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich Eric Liddell by Catherine Swift God's Smuggler by Brother Andrew

 

Pre-Algebra

Angela Farthing, Instructor

Using the Bob Jones Pre-Algebra textbook, this course will develop and refine necessary skills needed for Algebra 1. A thorough review of operations on integers, fractions, decimals, percents, and radicals will be given, as well as using algebraic expressions and linear equations throughout the course. (Some accountability associations award high school credit for this course if taken in 9th grade. Check with your association. If you are taking this for a high school credit, you will need to speak with Mrs. Farthing.)

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Math, or a placement test.

Textbook: BJU Pre-Algebra Student Text (2nd edition)

                  BJU Pre-Algebra Tests  (2nd edition)

 

Fundamentals of Math

Angela Farthing, Instructor

Using the Bob Jones Fundamentals of Math textbook, this class will review and refine necessary skills needed for Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1. Whole numbers, decimals, number theory, fractions, rational numbers, percents, measurement, geometry, area/volume, probability/statistics, integers, algebra, and relations/functions will be covered. No high school credit awarded for this course.

Prerequisite: Students must have proficiency with multiplication tables through 12.

Textbook: BJU Fundamentals of Math Student Text (2nd edition)

                  BJU Fundamentals of Math Tests  (2nd edition)

General Science

Angela Farthing, Instructor

This course will establish a foundation for high school by building proficiency in applying the scientific method and designing experiments and by exploring topics in the earth, life, and physical sciences.  Students will be expected to complete reading and journal assignments outside of class to facilitate and reinforce classroom discussions and experiments/projects.

Lab fee: $50.00

Textbook:  Exploring Creation with General Science by Apologia (3rd edition) - ISBN 9781946506276 

World History

Angela Farthing, Instructor

This course offers a study of world history from a strong Christian perspective.  Lessons explore famous people, places, cultures, and civilizations from creation through the present and include connections to scripture and geography.  Students will be expected to complete reading, journal, and map assignments outside of class to facilitate and reinforce classroom discussions and activities.

Required Books: 

  • From Adam to Us, Part 1 by Notgrass – ISBN 160999084

  • From Adam to Us, Part 2 by Notgrass – ISBN 1609990854

  • From Adam to Us Lesson Review by Notgrass – ISBN 1609990919

  • From Adam to Us Map Book by Notgrass – ISBN 1609990870

Grammar and Writing Intensive Lab

Laurie Lamb, Instructor

(On Hiatus 2019-2020)