SSCCA 1st Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka 1
  • Bible: My Bible Story Book by D .Korfker
  • History: MD History, MD Geography, MD Symbols by Mary Michael
  • Grammar: Shurley Grammar
  • Cursive: Memoria Press New American Cursive I Penmanship
  • Phonics: Saxon Phonics 1
  • Literature: Curious George, Caps for Sale, Corduroy, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Blueberries for Sal, The Little Engine that Could, Floss, A Chair For My Mother, Harry the Dirty Dog, Billy and Blaze, Bread and Jam for Frances, Doctor DeSoto, Frog and Toad are Friends, Frog and Toad All Year, Longshoreman, Madeline, Nate the Great and the Lost List, Miss Nelson is Missing, The Biggest Bear,  A New Coat for Anna, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Stone Soup, Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea,  Henry and Mudge, Little Bear, Amelia Bedelia, Peter Rabbit, Ping

SSCCA 2nd Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka 2
  • Bible: Veritas – Bible Cards (Genesis thru Joshua)
  • History: Story of the World Vol. 1
  • Grammar: Shurley Methods Level 2
  • Phonics: Saxon Phonics 2
  • Literature Curriculum: The Boxcar Children, Stories From Grandma’s Attic, Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Owls in the Family, Madeline, Frog & Toad, Nate the Great, The Velveteen Rabbit, Senefer, Who was King Tut?, Stone Soup, The Blue Fairy Stories, Nurse Matilda, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, The Nutcracker, Just So Stories, Aesop’s Fables, Alice and Wonderland, The Wind and the Willows, Dr. Doolittle, American Folklore

SSCCA 3rd Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka 3
  • Grammar: Shurley Grammar Level 3
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design Level 3
  • Latin: Memoria Press Prima Latina
  • Bible: Veritas (Judges thru Kings)
  • History: Veritas (Ancient Greeks and Romans)
  • Literature: Grimms, Wilde, Anderson et al Fairy Tales, D’Aluieres Greek Mythology, Charlotte’s Web by EB White, Homer Price by Robert Mc Closkey, Magicians Nephew and The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Ronald Dahl

SSCCA 4th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka 4
  • Latin: Memoria Press – Latina Christiana
  • Bible: Veritas – Bible Cards (Old Testament Chronicles thru Malachi)
  • History: Veritas – History Cards (Middle Ages thru Renaissance)
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design – Grade 4 Workbooks
  • Grammar & Shurley Method- Worksheets
  • Composition: Institute for Excellence in Writing
  • Literature: Door in The Wall, Mary Poppins, Dangerous Journey, Rolf and the Viking Bow, Luther the Leader, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

SSCCA 5th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka 5
  • Grammar: Shurley Grammar
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design
  • Composition: Institute for Excellence in Writing: Explorers to the Gold Rush
  • Bible: Veritas (The Gospels)
  • History: Veritas (Explorers to 1815)
  • Latin: Memoria Press – First Form Latin
  • Literature: The Hobbit, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Robinson Crusoe (read-aloud abridged version), Johnny Tremain, Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West with Lewis and Clark

SSCCA 6th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka Math 7  –  Basic Math
  • Grammar: Shurley Grammar 7
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design –  Grade 6
  • Latin: Memoria Press-  Second Form Latin  and Ecce Romani
  • Bible: Veritas (Acts thru Revelation)
  • History: Veritas (1815 to Present)
  • Composition: IEW – Modern American History
  • Science: Gods Design (Chemistry & Ecology) – Properties of Matter
  • Literature: The Jungle Book – Kipling, The Call of the Wild – London, The Pioneers Go West – Stewart,  The Red Badge of Courage (Children’s Classics) – Crane, A Christmas Carroll – Dickens, Carry a Big Stick – Grant, The Princess and the Goblin – MacDonald, A Hiding Place – Corrie ten Boom, The Yanks are Coming – Marrin, America and Vietnam – Marrin

SSCCA 7th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka – Pre Algebra and Algebra 1
  • Latin: Latin First Year – Henle
  • Omnibus: Omnibus I & II – Wilson & Fischer
  • Logic: Introduction to Logic – Canon Press
  • Composition: Medieval History – (EIW) Based on writing Lessons of Lou Verstegen
  • Science: Exploring creation with Physical Science by Wyle
  • Life Science- BJU Press
  • Literature: Confessions – Augustine, The Fellowship of the Ring by Tolkien, Beowulf – Heaney  Translation, The Gospel of John, The Song of Roland, The History of the Kings of Britain by Mormouth, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – Merwin translation, Ephesians, MacBeth by Shakespeare- Oxford School Edition, The Divine Comedy by Dante, Anselm of Canterbury by Curr, The Lantern Bearers by Sutcliff, Inferno by Dante, The Church History – Eusibus, The Middle Ages: An Illustrated History by Habawait

SSCCA 8th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka – Pre Algebra and Algebra 1
  • Latin: Latin First Year – Henle
  • Omnibus: Omnibus I & II – Wilson & Fischer
  • Logic: Intermediate Logic – Canon Press
  • Composition: Medieval History – (EIW) Based on writing Lessons of Lou Verstegen
  • Science: Exploring creation with Physical Science by Wyle
  • Life Science- BJU Press
  • Literature: Confessions – Augustine, The Fellowship of the Ring by Tolkien, Beowulf – Heaney  Translation, The Gospel of John, The Song of Roland, The History of the Kings of Britain by Mormouth, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – Merwin translation, Ephesians, MacBeth by Shakespeare- Oxford School Edition, The Divine Comedy by Dante, Anselm of Canterbury by Curr, The Lantern Bearers by Sutcliff, Inferno by Dante, The Church History – Eusibus, The Middle Ages: An Illustrated History by Habawait

My favorite subject is Literature because there’s nothing like sitting down and reading a good book.
Josiah – 4th Grade