KINDERGARTEN–EIGHTH GRADE: Curriculum Scope & Sequence at ACCA

Grade Subject

PreK* & K
Select stories & character studies in Old and New Testaments.

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th
Bible Survey –Study of Old & New Testaments with emphasis on redemptive history, salvation theology, and interpretive principles

8th
Informal Logic and Traditional Logic I & II (Cothran, Memoria Press)

Bible or Logic

1st – 4th Grade: Four year Bible Survey and Biblical Worldview study using God’s Great Covenant (Classical Academic Press) curriculum. (Includes study, memorization and application of key Scripture passages, events, people, and principles) Classic and well-written contemporary children’s literature at appropriate reading level. Biographies and fiction that are integrated with history curriculum. Grade appropriate phonics review, reading skills development, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, penmanship, and writing instruction Abeka Phonics 1 Shurley Grammar 1 Grammar of Spelling 1 Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Abeka Phonics 2 Shurley Grammar 2 Grammar of Spelling 2 Zaner-Bloser Cursive Shurley Grammar 3 Grammar of Spelling 3 Writing with Ease

Study of the Gospels Veritas Press & other resources

Abeka Phonics, Reading & Beginning Langua primers, ge Arts Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

Classical literature and well-written contemporary literature at appropriate reading level. Coursework will be integrated with history curriculum and provide intensive instruction in language skills including grammar, spelling, vocabulary, composition, poetry, oral presentations, and application of informal and formal principles of logic.

Rod & Staff English Rod & Staff English 5 4 Grammar of Spelling 5 Grammar of Spelling 4 Grammar of Poetry Classical Classical Composition Composition

Rod & Staff English 6 Grammar of Poetry Classical Composition

Rod & Staff English 7 Classical Composition

Rod & Staff English 8 Classical Composition

Introductory American History/ History, map skills, Geograp holidays, hy patriotic stories

1st – 4th Grade: Four year study of world history using The Story of the World (Peace Hill Press), Veritas Press History, and supplements. (Each unit includes study and memorization of the major events, people, and dates of the era, readings in historical literature, integrated geography lessons, and creative projects.) SOTW 1 Ancient Civilizations, Greece and Rome (Creation -400AD) Beginning World Geography Saxon Math 1 and Supplements SOTW 2 Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation (400-1600AD) Beginning European Geography Saxon Math 2 and Supplements

5th – 8th Grade: Second cycle through a four year study of world history. Significant integration of History with English and Literature. Coursework in this cycle emphasizes dialectic analysis of the major events, historic writings, and accessible classic literary works of each era and includes continued memorization of the people and dates of each era, integrated geography lessons, and creative projects. Medieval, Renaissance, Early Modern Era Modern Era Reformation (1600-1850AD) (1850-Present) (400-1600AD) Streams of Civilization Bk Streams of Civilization Streams of Civilization 2 Bk 2 Bk 1

SOTW 3 Early Modern Era (1600-1850AD) U.S. Geography

SOTW 4 Modern Era (1850-Present) World Geography

Ancient Civilizations, Greece and Rome (Creation -400AD) Memoria Press

Math

Saxon Math K and Supplements

Saxon Math 3 and Supplements

Saxon Intermediate Math 4

Saxon Intermediate Math 5

Saxon Math Course 1

Saxon Pre-Algebra or Math Course 2

Harold Jacobs Algebra I

Science

Studies in senses, seasons, nutrition, plants and animals.

Instruction and activities that nurture love for God’s wisdom, power, and order in Creation and teach the scientific method using observation, discovery, demonstration and journaling. Primary resources include Apologia Exploring Creation (Albright) and Logos Science Study Guides Beginning activities & instruction emphasizing observation & discovery Science 1 BJUP Exploring God’s Creation with General Science (Apologia, Jay Wiles) Exploring Creation With Physical Science (Apologia, Jay Wiles)

Exploring Creation with Astronomy

Exploring Creation With Zoology 1

Exploring Creation with Botany

Exploring Creation with Zoology 2

Exploring Creation with Zoology 3

Latin

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Introductory Vocabulary, vocabulary, Conjugations, conjugations, Declensions, declensions and Grammar, Syntax, grammar concepts Translation Latina Christiana 1 Latina Christiana II

Vocabulary, Conjugations, Declensions, Grammar, Syntax and sentence translation First Form

Vocabulary, Conjugations, Declensions, Grammar, Syntax and sentence translation Second Form

Henle Latin 1-a

Henle Latin 1-b

Art

Integrated

Grade appropriate instruction in color, value, perspective, design, composition, imitation of the masters, history, and appreciation. Students typically spend one hour per week in

music instruction. Instruction is integrated with history curriculum whenever possible. Music Physical Educati on arts, crafts, music and physical activity. Grade appropriate instruction in music theory, history, performance, and appreciation. Students typically spend one hour per week in music instruction. Instruction is integrated with history curriculum whenever possible. Grade appropriate instruction and activities in fitness, nutrition, skills development, and sportsmanship. Students typically spend one hour per week in physical education instruction

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