Jr/Sr High history classes meet on Mondays for 70-75 minutes.
Western civilization (7TH & 8TH GRADES)
Prerequisites: Ability to pass reading and writing placement tests demonstrating successful completion of a 6th grade level language arts program or successful completion of LV Language Arts 6
Curriculum: Journey Across Time These courses survey the history of western civilizations, weaving in the fabric of the Scriptures, primary source documents, geography, and historical fiction. A significant amount of reading and discussion are incorporated to encourage critical thinking skills.
Western Civilization 1:
world HISTORY (9TH & 10th GRADEs)
Prerequisites: Ability to pass reading and writing placement tests demonstrating high school reading and writing ability and the successful completion of an 8th grade language arts course or successful completion of LV English B or higher
Us Government (11TH & 12TH GRADES)
Prerequisites: Ability to pass reading and writing placement tests demonstrating 11th grade reading and writing ability with successful completion of a 10th grade English course or successful completion of LV English I and one other LV high school English course
Curriculum: MacGruder’s U.S. Government This one semester course uses a historical, philosophical, and biblical approach to studying the subject of our American government. Students will engage in learning the responsibilities that come with U.S. citizenship through classroom lectures, activities, and discussions as well as at home reading and writing assignments. Topics covered will be the Constitution, the three branches of government, political parties, elections, foreign policy, and more. This
economics (11TH & 12TH GRADES)
Prerequisites: Ability to pass reading, writing and math placement tests demonstrating successful completion of a 10th grade level English course and successful completion of a strong Algebra I course or successful completion of LV English I and one other LV high school English course and LV Algebra I or higher
Curriculum: Bob Jones Economics
This one semester course is designed to help students grasp a solid understanding of both individual financial issues as well as the financial concerns our country faces in today’s economy. With an emphasis on Scriptural principles, students will learn about the laws of supply and demand, money, banking, government intervention, business, unemployment, productivity, inflation, free market ideals, and personal finance. Activities and projects will help students connect to this subject on a more personal level.