Tutors: Herring, Bernhardt and Simonson
Cost: $350 plus class fees
American Government for High School: This course provides analysis and practical-learning approach to the study of the history and current policies of the US Government, including practical projects and field trips. It will cover federal, state, and local governments with emphasis placed on the Biblical basis for government. Additionally, we will be closely following the Presidential race and election. This course counts as one credit for American Government.
High School World History: World History is a year-long survey course that explores the key events and global historical developments since creation that shaped the world we live in today. The course is designed for students to gain an understanding of history from a Christian perspective of faith in God and respect for the Bible. Students will read primary sources as well as secondary sources, participate in Socratic Circle discussions, and various classroom activities. In addition, students will survey geography as they study history. Students will be required to take notes during class, complete home assignments, complete one project each quarter, and participate in Socratic Circle discussions.
Honors American 1492-Present: This year-long course covers American History beginning with Columbus and other explorers and ending with Modern America. The focus will be on history taught through critical events such as wars and treaties. Memorization of key facts as well as completing a timeline is required. Additionally, there will be a project for each semester.
Cultural Geography (Gr. 7-9): Students will embark on a tour of the world with Cultural Geography. This course will provide a survey of geographic principles through a regional approach. Beginning in North America, students will "travel" from continent to continent around the world studying the geography, cultures, land forms, climates, resources, economy, religions, and government of each country. We will learn about the vast span of cultures and countries across the globe.
Note: Social Studies courses vary each year.