Academics / Rhetoric

Curriculum

 

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

English Language Arts
Writing
  • Institute for Excellence in Writing
Literature
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus I
  • The Horse and His Boy (summer reading)
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • The Odyssey (Homer)
  • The Silver Chair (Lewis)
  • Mythology
  • The Theban Trilogy (Sophocles)
  • Julius Caesar (Shakespeare)
  • The Robe
  • The Last Battle (Lewis)
  • The Eagle of the Ninth
Grammar
  • Warriner’s Handbook-Third Course
Writing
  • Institute for Excellence in Writing
Literature
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus II
  • The Shakespeare Stealer (summer reading)
  • Beowulf
  • The Fellowship Of The Ring (Tolkien)
  • The Daughter of Time
  • Richard III (Shakespeare)
  • Twelfth Night (Shakespeare)
  • The Divine Comedy (Dante)
  • Hamlet (Shakespeare)
  • Canterbury Tales (Chaucer)
  • Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)
Grammar
  • Warriner’s Handbook-Fourth Course
Writing
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Literature
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus III
  • Student choice from selected Great Books (summer reading)
  • Pride and Prejudice (Austen)
  • The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe
  • Frankenstein (Shelley)
  • The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne)
  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Irving)
  • A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
  • Out of the Silent Planet (Lewis)
  • Perelandra (Lewis)
  • Selected Short Stories
Writing
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Literature
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus III & VI
  • Student choice from selected Great Books   (summer reading)
  • Paradise Lost (Milton)
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
  • A Christmas Carol (Dickens)
  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Stevenson)
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury)
  • Selected Short Stories
Misc
  • Curriculum as required through South Plains College (dual credit class)
Math
  • McDougall Littell Algebra I
    or
  • McDougall Littell Geometry
  • McDougall Littell Geometry
    or
  • McDougall Littell Algebra II
  • McDougall Littell Algebra II
    or
  • Blitzer College Algebra
  • Blitzer College Algebra
    or
  • Pre-Calculus text
Science
  • Biology: Instructor-created curriculum
  • Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry
  • Biology II: Instructor-created curriculum
  • Apologia Exploring Creation with Physics
History
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus I
  • History of the Ancient World
  • Western Civilization
  • The Codes of Hammurabi and Moses
  • The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories
  • The Early History of Rome (Livy)
  • Twelve Caesars (Suetonius)
  • Books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, First and Second Samuel, First and Second Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jonah, Luke, Acts
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus II
  • History of the Medieval World
  • Western Civilization
  • Eusebius: The Church History
  • Confessions (Augustine)
  • On The Incarnation (Anthanasius)
  • The Creeds
  • Two Lives of Charlemagne (Einhard)
  • The History of the Kings of Britain (Geoffrey of Monmouth)
  • Reformation Sketches
  • The Prince (Machiavelli)
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus III
  • America: A Narrative History (Tindell & Shi)
  • Collection of primary sources including: Mayflower Compact, Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Leviathan  (Hobbes), Second Treatise of Govt. (Locke), Spirit of Laws (Montesquieu), Wealth of Nations (Smith), etc.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in American History – Volume 1: from Colonial Times to Reconstruction
  • Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce (Piper)
  • Common Sense (Paine)
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Book of the Bible: Corinthians
  • Literature Guide: Omnibus III & VI
  • America: A Narrative History (Tindell & Shi)
  • Additional curriculum TBD (dual credit class)
Foreign Language
Latin II
  • Wheelock’s Latin
  • Thirty-Eight Latin Stories
Spanish I
  • Pearson/Prentice Hall Realidades Level 1
Latin III
  • Wheelock’s Latin
  • Thirty-Eight Latin Stories
Spanish II
  • Pearson/Prentice Hall Realidades Level 2
Latin IV
  • Translation of Caesar, Cicero, etc.
Spanish III
  • Curriculum as required through South Plains College (dual credit class)
Spanish IV
  • Curriculum as required through South Plains College (dual credit class)
Electives
Art
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Choir/Musical Theatre
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Journalism
  • Instructor-created curriculum
  • Balfour StudioWorks
Art
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Choir/Musical Theatre
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Journalism
  • Instructor-created curriculum
  • Balfour StudioWorks
Art
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Choir/Musical Theatre
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Journalism
  • Instructor-created curriculum
  • Balfour StudioWorks
Art
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Choir/Musical Theatre
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Journalism
  • Instructor-created curriculum
  • Balfour StudioWorks
Economics
(none) (none) (none)
  • Curriculum as required through South Plains College (dual credit class)
Technology
(none) (none)
  • Curriculum as required through South Plains College (dual credit class)
(none)
Rhetoric I
(none) (none) (none)
  • The Rhetoric Companion (Wilson & Wilson)
  • Seeing Beauty and Saying Beautifully (Piper)
Rhetoric II
(none) (none) (none)
  • Instructor-created curriculum
Discipleship
  • Understanding the Faith: A Survey of Christian Apologetics
  • Understanding the Times: A Survey of Contemporary Worldviews
  • Crucial Questions of Christianity (Sproul)
  • Crucial Questions of Christianity (Sproul)