The Story of History

19th Century America, 19th Century Europe, 20th Century

These are the first of several courses being developed for upper Grammar School and School of Logic students.  Together they cover the flow of history from Bible times through the 20th century, providing students with a backdrop against which they can better engage in The Great Conversation.  Students will get to know the heroes, villains […]

Section: History   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

Fundamentals of Research & Presentation

Fundamentals of Research & Presentation introduces students to logic level research and presentation skills as they learn about their own state (or province or country) history. Using the history of the student’s home area as the research content, students will learn vital research skills which will be needed across a multitude of disciplines in their […]

Section: Composition, History, Humanities   |   School: School of Logic

Fundamentals of Western Civilization

Students sometimes struggle with understanding the historical timeline and the cause and effect of events within that timeline. Using both narrative histories and appropriate historical fiction, this class will take the students through an overview of Western Civilization, helping them to understand and see God’s hand in History since creation. The class will dive into […]

Section: History, Humanities   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

World Geography

Have you ever stopped to think about how the geography of a region shapes its economy, government, and sometimes even the religion? This class will take the students through the continents while learning about the culture, land forms, climates, resources, etc. The students will have the opportunity to make presentations, complete creative projects, and much […]

Section: History   |   School: School of Logic

The Great Conversation

The Great Conversation 1 - 6

This series of integrated humanities classes prepares students to enter into the “Great Conversation” that has shaped the thinking and culture of western civilization by exploring the great works that make up that conversation. In order to cover the rich complexities of the material sufficiently in two 90 minute class periods per week, we will […]

A Closer Look at US History

The War for American Indepence, The Foundations of US Government, The War Between the States, The First World War

Don’t just study US history. Learn how to be the historian! In this series, we take a “closer look” at three of the great events of American history: the War for Independence, the War Between the States, and the First World War. A fourth course in the series examines the foundations of the US government […]

Section: History   |   School: School of Rhetoric