Curriculum Overview

Sample 9th Grade Schedule

Reading List


9th Grade

Biblical Exposition/Christian Literature I

The ESV Study Bible

The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament (Personal Size), Brown and Comfort  

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard

Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes,  Richards and O’Brien

The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel

The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis

Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis

Humane Letters: The European Tradition

Utopia, Thomas More

Second Treatise of Government, John Locke

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engles

Henry V, William Shakespeare

A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley


10th Grade

Old Testament Survey/Christian Literature II

The ESV Study Bible

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard

The Landmark Herodotus

The History of the Ancient World, Susan Wise Bauer

Perelandra, C.S. Lewis

The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis

Humane Letters: The American Tradition

The Federalist Papers, Madison, Jay, and Hamilton

Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass

Walden and Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau

The Crucible, Arthur Miller

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

My Ántonia, Willa Cather

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

East of Eden, John Steinbeck

The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway


11th Grade

New Testament Survey/Christian Literature III

The ESV Study Bible

The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament (Personal Size), Brown and Comfort  

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard

The History of the Ancient World, Susan Wise Bauer

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis

That Hideous Strength, C.S. Lewis

The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis

Humane Letters: Classical Ideas

The Illiad, Homer

The Odyssey, Homer

The Greek Plays

Five Dialogues, Plato

Republic, Plato

The Landmark Thucydides

The Landmark Herodotus

Nichomachean Ethics, Aristotle


12th Grade

Apologetics/Christian Literature IV

The ESV Study Bible

The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament (Personal Size), trans. Brown and Comfort

Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith, by Douglas Gruthuis

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis

The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis

Miracles, C.S. Lewis

The End of Reason, Ravi Zacharias

The Logic of God, Ravi Zacharias

The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Humane Letters: Classical and Modern Ideas

The Aeneid, Virgil

Confessions, Augustine of Hippo

Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas

Treatise on Law, Thomas Aquinas

Paradise Lost, John Milton

Hamlet, William Shakespeare

King Lear, William Shakespeare

The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

Note: this reading list is a draft and is subject to change.