Here is a brief outline of my son's 8th grade
course of study (2006).
Year 8B (semester 2)
Daily Bible reading and prayer along
with reading C.S. Lewis' book, Mere Christianity.
Grammar and Writing instruction will include
weekly essays, beginning of Jensen's Format Writing
(paragraphs only), and weekly review of basic grammar (parts
of speech) using Easy Grammar Plus.
Poetry instruction using Roar on the
Other Side by Suzanne Clark.
|World War II is our
focus for the second semester of Year 8. We will be
reading a number of non-fiction and living books as well as
watch several History Channel DVD broadcasts. See
our reading list here!
|We will use CIMT's MEP Math for Year
||Physical Science We will be studying Physical
Science using the A Beka's Science of the Physical
Creation, various science lab projects and PBS/Nova DVDs.
||This will be our second year studying French
using Rosetta Stone (level I).
|We will study music and art as
part of our History/Literature Unit.
||Visual Basic Applications
History of the
: Volume 9
"War, Peace and All the Jazz" by Joy Hakim
Operation Overlord by Albert Marrin
The Yanks are Coming by Albert Marrin
The Wild Blue by Stephen Ambrose
June 6, 1944
by Steven Ambrose
Flags of our Fathers by James Bradley
Navajo Code Talkers by Sally McClain
Operatives, Spies and Saboteurs:
The Unknown Story of WWII
by Patrick K. O'Donnell
The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules
Verne (Geography focus)
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