The United States was founded upon a firm Christian foundation. During the first half of the semester, this class will learn about the 3 branches of government along with a detailed presentation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, your child will be able to see the emphasis on limited government that was intended by the Founding Fathers. Your child will see how the United States’ government allows her citizens the “unalienable rights” of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
Using the well known “The Uncle Eric” series of books is written by Richard J. Maybury, the second half of the semester, we will focus on Economics. “Using the epistolary style of writing (using letters to tell a story), Mr. Maybury plays the part of an economist writing a series of letters to his niece or nephew. With stories and examples, he gives interesting and clear explanations of topics that are generally thought to be too difficult for anyone but experts.” The Uncle Eric stories have become famous for their ability to teach to homeschoolers in a way to make learning about economics fun and understandable.
NOTE: Government/Economics is a 1 credit class (2 - .5 credit course). Half the year will be spent on Government, half the year will be spent on Economics. This will fulfil the requirements needed for college.
Class time: 9:00am - 9:55am - Tuesday
Recommended Age/Grade: 9th -12th grade High School
Instructor: Mrs. Shellie (Michelle) Wolford
Cost: $50 a month
Supply Fee: $10
Class size is limited to 8 Seats
Supplies: Binder with loose leaf paper, pencils, colored pencils
Text: Abeka American Government in Christian Perspective 3rd Edition
- 1st Semester (ALSO available as Digital Book)
Workbook: Abeka State and Local Government – 1st Semester
Text: Abeka Economics: Work & Prosperity in Christian Perspective 3rd Edition – 2nd Semester
Publisher: Abeka http://www.abeka.com/ (has the best price new)