Social Studies

Economics

(On Hiatus 2018-2019)

Page Fletcher, Instructor

½ credit

Course Description:

Economics is intended to give students a working knowledge of basic economic principles, both to assist them in understanding economic issues around them and to prepare them for what may lie ahead. The personal finance portion of the course will help students apply practical economic principles to their lives. Outside reading, class discussion, written assignments, quizzes, tests, participation and group projects will facilitate the learning process.

Texts:                                                 

1. Abeka - Economics - Work and Prosperity 3rd Edition

2. Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition for Homeschool ©2014 by Dave Ramsey

American Government

(On Hiatus 2018-2019)

Page Fletcher, Instructor

½ credit

This required course is for high school students who are interested in the history, structure and citizen's action opportunities of our government.  Students will be able to understand and articulate the fundamental principals which undergird the founding of our country.  Furthermore, the instructor will direct students to observe where and how America has drifted from certain Biblical truths that served as a foundation in the birth of our country. Students will be encouraged and inspired to take personal ownership of the responsibilities of being a Christian citizen in the United States of America and to become actively involved in the process of government by the people.

Textbook:  A Beka Book - American Governement in Christian Perspective (teacher will place a group order for the quiz booklet and copy of the US Constitution to be given out at the beginning of the semester) 

U.S. History and Constitution  (Honors Options)

Page Fletcher, Instructor

Course Description:
This course offers a thorough study of U.S. history from a conservative Christian perspective, beginning with America’s discovery in 1492 and continuing to the present. The well-regarded A Beka text will guide our studies and provide a springboard for discussion, activities, field trips, guest speakers and related videos.

Credit: 1.0 unit Suggested Grade Level: 9th-12th
 
Textbook:
United States History in Christian Perspective: Heritage of Freedom
A Beka Book Publishers,  (3rd edition)
(877) 223-5226
www.abeka.com

World History (Honors Options)

(On Hiatus 2018-2019)

Page Fletcher, Instructor

This course offers a thorough study of world history from a conservative Christian perspective, beginning with Creation and continuing through Ancient, Middle and Modern history, where we now find ourselves within the Rise of Globalism. The well-regarded A Beka text will guide our studies and provide a springboard for discussion and related activities. Students will be expected to complete outside reading assignments, quizzes and tests on time, while numerous topographical map projects will round out a geography element of the course. 

Text:                                                   

World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective (3rd edition); A Beka Book Publishers

Credit: 1.0 unit