What We’re Using

Cameron (grade 12)
Reading: *The Bill of Rights Primer by Akhil Reed Amar, *Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac, *The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie, *Black Potatoes by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, *King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild, *>My Sixty Years on the Plains by WT Hamilton, *Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry, *All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque, *1984 by George Orwell, *The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Eagan, *On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood by Irmgard Hunt, *Culinary Reactions by Simon Quellen Field, *Gandhi the Man by Eknath Easwaran, *Mother Teresa by Wyatt North, *Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle by Dan Senor & Saul Singer, *Give Me Tomorrow by Patrick K. O’Donnell, *Some Gave it All by Danny Lane, *Refugee by Alan Gratz, *Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality by Thomas Sowell, *Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Katie Hafner, *Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction by Charles Townshend
Writing: Layers of Learning Writer’s Workshop
Math: Khan Academy
Religion: Seminary (at church), New Testament in 2019 and Book of Mormon in 2020

Fritz (grade 8)
Reading: *American Government 101 by Kathleen Sears, *Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac, *Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson, *Black Potatoes by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, *David Livingstone: Africa’s Trailblazer by Janet & Geoff Benge, *Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana Gregory, *Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry, *Remembrance by Theresa Breslin, *Angel on the Square by Gloria Whelan, *Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan, *Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren, *China’s Son: Growing Up In the Cultural Revolution by Da Chen, *Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar, *A Stone in My Hand by Catherine Clinton, *Candy Bombers by Robert Elmer, *I Pledge Allegiance by Chris Lynch, *Refugee by Alan Gratz, *Waiting for the Rain by Sheila Gordon, *General Houston’s Little Spy by Cara Skinner, *Heroes of 9/11 by Allan Zullo
Grammar: Analytical Grammar (year 2 of 2)
Vocabulary: Wordly Wise 8
Writing: Beyond the Book Report (season 3) and Layers of Learning Writer’s Workshop
Math: Teaching Textbooks Algebra I
Test Prep (for ACT and PSAT)
Foreign Language: Visual Latin 1
Piano: Hoffman Academy
Religion: Reading selections from Come, Follow Me (New Testament in 2019, Book of Mormon in 2020)

Adrian (grade 6)
Reading: *How to Build Your Own Country, *Soft Rain: A Story of the Trail of Tears by Cornelia Cornelissen, *Kids At Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman, *Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, *Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink, *Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder, *World War I by Gwenyth Swain, *The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, *Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman, *Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan, *The Diary of Ma Yan by Ma Yan, *Who Was Gandhi by Dana Meachen Rau, *What is Rock and Roll by Jim O’Connor, *George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl, *Jungle Scout: A Vietnam War Story by Tim Hoppey, *Who Was Fidel Castro by Sarah Fabiny, *The Civil Rights Movement by Heather Adamson, *100 Scientists Who Shaped World History by John Tiner, *I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 by Lauren Tarshis
Grammar: Analytical Grammar (year 1 of 3)
Vocabulary: Wordly Wise 6
Writing: Beyond the Book Report (season 1) and Layers of Learning Writer’s Workshop
Math: Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra
Test Prep (for standardized tests)
Foreign Language: Watching cartoons on Netflix dubbed in Spanish with English subtitles
Piano: Hoffman Academy
Religion: Reading selections from Come, Follow Me (New Testament in 2019, Book of Mormon in 2020)

All Three Boys Together
Layers of Learning (year 4) for Science, History, Geography, and the Arts

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