• Teen Tuesdays

    Thoughts, Ponderings, Wisdom, Humor...from our Teens!  Check it out!  You never know what you might see!

  • Discipleship

    Raising our children and educating them could be described as, "a long obedience in the same direction." The longer we homeschool, the more we believe that to be obedient, to stay on the "narrow pathway" that Jesus described, we need the Lord desperately, and we also need each other.

  • Fruit of the Spirit

    ~Galatians 5:22~


    Let’s learn, grow, and be encouraged while building our faith so that we may be fruitful in the journey set before us.

  • Encouragement

    Encourage means, "to inspire with hope, courage, or confidence; hearten."


    "Therefore encourage one another and build one another up." I Thessalonians 5:11

Middle School 2017-2018

Middle School Classes


Devotions begin at 8:45

Middle School classes: 9:00 to 3:00


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Writing & Grammar

IEW's Following Narnia Vol. 1: The Lion's Song

Fix It! Grammar: Robin Hood  - Book 2 

Institute for Excellence in Writing's: Following Narnia Vol. 1

Using the first three novels of The Chronicles of Narnia® (The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and The Horse and His Boy), this series of 31 lessons beckons students to experience the enchanted land of Narnia through structure and style. 

Fix It! Grammar: Robin Hood Book 2

Students hunt for and correct errors in daily passages that cumulatively tell a story. Fix It! encourages students to immediately apply new grammar knowledge in context, aiding in the transfer of grammar skills into their own writing. This grammar program also contains a vocabulary component.

For more information on both the writing and grammar curriculums visit www.iew.com

Need to purchase:

Following Narnia Volume 1: The Lion's Song (Teacher/Student Book Combo)

Fix It! Grammar: Robin Hood  - Book 2  (Teacher's Manual which includes download for student book)

Fix It! Grammar: Robin Hood  - Book 2  (Student Book - as an alternative to printing the downloadable student book)

The Chronicles of Narnia: (3 books)

The Magician's Nephew 

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Horse and His Boy



Ancient History & Geography

Mystery of History, Vol. 1, 2nd ed. - Creation to Resurrection

Veritas Press Timeline Cards

Sheppard Software Online Geography Program (FREE)

Mystery of History, Vol. 1 Course Overview

The Mystery of History, volume 1 covers world history from Creation to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The text spans the incredible stories of ancient times, ancient lands, and ancient peoples. Volume 1 includes chronologically based stories from all around the world, including Asia, North America, and the Holy Lands. Beginning with the Garden of Eden, stories will spread from Sumer and Babel to Troy, Phoenicia, and Assyria. The study of early civilizations will include King Wu of China and Asoka of India as well as King David, Julius Caesar, and Xerxes of Persia. Above all, a favorite feature of Volume I is the weaving of Bible history with world history.

The Veritas Press Timeline Cards will be highlighted and discussed along with the history text. 

Public speaking and presentation skills will be incorporated into this class as the students will be asked to research and present various history and/or geography related topics.

Geography - This year the students will learn the locations of the countries in North & South America and Australia using a fun and simple online program.  The website work will happen at home and some classtime will include review and map quizzes.

Need to purchase:

Mystery of History Vol 1, 2nd ed.

Veritas Press Timeline Cards (1st set only - Old Testament & Ancient Egypt) *can be purchased used


Mystery of History Vol 1, 2nd ed AUDIO CD


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Literature & Logic

Various Literature Selections (to be determined by the teacher)

Literature Study Guides

The Fallacy Detective

Class time will consist of literature and assignment discussions, and logic discussions.

For literature, the students will read books appropriate to their grade level. One of the resources teachers will use are various literature study guides to provide comprehension work for the students to complete at home as well as discussion questions to use in class. The literature books will need to be purchased and/or checked out from the library. The books will be determined at later date.

Need to purchase:
Various books to be announced over the summer 

Teacher resource only: 

The Fallacy Detective

Literature Study Guides


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General Science

Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd Ed. 

Exploring Creation with General Science covers such topics as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machine, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology. Class time is used for lecturing, as well as completing labs and experiments.

Need to purchase:

Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd ed - 2 Book Set

(Includes Student text, Solutions & Test manual)

Optional purchase:

Audiobook MP3 CD

Elective - Middle School Art


Middle School Art

This class is optional for middle schoolers. There will be an additional $30 supply fee. 

Middle School Art, taught by Beth Pell, will be for beginners on up. Class time will include instruction in drawing, colored pencil, pen and ink, print making, and painting. Most of our time will be focused on doing art. A sketch journal with homework assignments will be an integral part of putting into practice what has been learned in class. The goal of the class will be to advance each student in art skills and creativity.

Supplies will include a sketch book - you may use what you already have, a mixed media pad, a micron pen (or one like it), a set of colored pencils, watercolor set, and a canvas. Beth will be purchasing quality art supplies with the $30 supply fee for your student. 

"I look forward to being creative with you all!" - Beth Pell

Need to purchase: 

Art supplies will be purchased with the supply fee through Beth


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