School of Logic (Classes 7 & 8)
As students enter their argumentative teenage years, they will learn the construction and critique of valid arguments. They will develop the skills to discern fact from fallacy and proof from propaganda. God's Word will always be used as the plumb line for determining truth and developing a Christian worldview. Students will continue to learn facts as they did in the grammar years, and they will develop analytical skills in light of those facts.
While we cannot expose you to all aspects of our classroom experience here, we have selected a few highlights. These represent only a small fraction of our curriculum, but they do provide insight into our classroom experience.
Some things your STUDENT will read ...
- The Bible
- Henry V
- The Birth of Britain
- Magna Carta
- The Killer Angels
- His Excellency
- The Mayflower Compact
- The Declaration of Independence
- The Constitution of the United States of America
Some things your STUDENT will do ...
- Become rich in words by acquiring thousands of Latin roots
- Translate Latin texts
- Write Medieval calligraphy
- Draw a Viking longship
- Recite the Gettysburg Address
- Memorize and deliver famous speeches and poems
- Use mathematical equations to create order out of chaos
- Create formal arguments (syllogisms) and evaluate for validity
- Compose and deliver an original speech
- Tour Washington, D.C.