|Math||Preparation for algebra as students work with fractions, decimals, percentages, geometry, statistics, graphing, probability, algebraic expressions and equations, proportions and measurement with an emphasis on problem solving strategies.||Pre-Algebra A: Combines arithmetic and geometry with anemphasis on applied math, decimal notation, variables, and problem-solving.||Pre-Algebra B: Applies math, fractions, data analysis, ratios, percents, basic geometry, and introduction to equations and functions.|
|Language Arts||Literature-based instructional program with emphasis on reading comprehension strategies and skills, development of vocabulary, spelling, grammar, writing process, composition in a variety of genres and styles. Bridge between knowledge-based grammar school programs to a process-based logic school program.||English: Basic literary analysis of novels, short stories, drama, poetry, and non-fiction. Paragraph development and writing skills, multi-paragraph essays, English grammar, and vocabulary building.||English: Extended literary analysis of novels, short stories, drama, poetry, and non-fiction. Continued work on paragraph development and writing skills, multi-paragraph essays, English grammar, and vocabulary building.|
|Science||Immune and nervous systems, diversityof life, energy, electricity, matter, plants,weather, and flight.||Earth Science: Introduction to the physical sciences in conjunction with study of earth and space. Concepts include meteorology, geology, oceanography, astronomy, and plate tectonics. A "hands-on" approach is emphasized to develop both laboratory skills and critical thinking skills.||Physical Science: Introduction to chemistry and physics. Begins with review of the scientific method and metric system. Concepts include classification of matter, atomic structure, chemical formula, chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions, acid/base chemistry, energy, motion, force, work, power, simple machines, magnetism, electricity, heat, and light. Laboratory sessions are used to reinforce the concepts presented in lecture.|
|Social Studies & Geography||History: Georgia||History I: Introduction to history of the United States, colonization of the Civil War.||History II: Continued history of the United States, the Civil War to the present. Historical skills include interpreting maps, graphs, charts, and political cartoons; distinguishing fact from opinion; using primary and secondary sources; analyzing cause and effect.|
|Fine Arts||Art: Students continue to develop artistic skills and are challenged to begin to express their individual ideas through their art. Students will experience more advanced techniquesusing a variety of media.
Music: Students continue to develop musical skills which increase in complexity and variety.
|Art: Students will explore the elements of art by working with a variety of techniques and materials, and are exposed to advanced techniques used in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpting.
Choir: Choir will emphasize quality choral literature, basic music reading skills, proper vocal production,musical expression, and performance opportunities.
Drama: Students will develop basic skills of stage performance, pantomime, and improvisation. Students will engage in confidence building activities, and will participate in solo and group class performances.
Music Appreciation: Students develop listening skills necessary to better understand and appreciate music of many different genres. Students study elements of music and criticism. Historical overview of musical periods and styles; including the lives and major works of the great classical composers.
|Physical Education & Health||Health fitness building: Build strength, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory endurance. Team sports education and sport explorations. Christian responsibility in fitness and play.||Fitness and skills building: Off-season strength and conditioning. Athletic offerings for girls include: volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, soccer, swimming, and track and field. Athletic offerings for boys include: basketball, soccer, swimming, and track and field. Students are encouraged to participate in team sports, where personal contributions are promoted in the light of team goals.|
|Bible/Chapel||Bible Memory: Old Testament survey including creation, the patriarchs of Israel, conquest of Canaan, judges,andthe kingdoms of David and Solomon. Weekly chapel.||Old Testament Introduction: Survey of Old Testament events and formalized study of Logic in approaching God's Word. Application of scriptural principles for living. Weekly chapel.||New Testament Introduction: Survey of NewTestament events and writings; part two of a formalized study of Logic in approaching God's Word.Application of scriptural principles for living. Weekly chapel.|