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 Grammar 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 Grammar Level 4
  • Composition: Institute for Excellence in Writing: Medieval History
  • 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 Level 5
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design – Grade 5 Workbook
  • 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: Carry On Mr. Bowditch, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Robinson Crusoe (read-aloud abridged version), Johnny Tremain, Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West with Lewis and Clark, The Princess & The Goblin

SSCCA 6th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka – Grade 7 – Intermediate Math
  • Grammar: Shurley Grammar 7
  • Spelling: Purposeful Design –  Grade 6 Workbook
  • Latin: Classical Academic Press – Latin Alive! Book 1
  • Bible: Veritas (Acts thru Revelation)
  • History: Veritas (1815 to Present)
  • Composition: Grammar of Poetry – Matt Whitling
  • Science: Gods Design (Chemistry & Ecology) – Properties of Matter
  • Literature: The Hobbit – Tolkein, 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,  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
  • Latin: Latin Alive! Book 2
  • Omnibus: Omnibus I – Wilson & Fischer
  • Logic: The Fallacy Detective – Christian Logic
  • The Art of the Argument – Classical Academic Press
  • Composition: Essays, short-stories, and poems related to Ancient History
  • Science: Exploring creation with Physical Science by Wyle
  • Life Science- BJU Press
  • Literature: The Aeneid – Virgil David West translation, Black Ships Before Troy – Rosemary Sutcliff, Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare, The Odyssey – Homer, Sophocles 1 Theban Plays – Grene/Lattimore, The Oresteia – Aeschylus, Alexander the Great – Gunther, The Landmark Histories by Herodotus – Strassler, Famous Men of Rome – Haaren/Poland, Eagle of the Ninth – Sutcliff, Lantern Bearers – Sutcliff, Eusebius’ Church History

SSCCA 8th Grade Curriculum & Literature

  • Math: A Beka –  Algebra 1
  • Latin: Latin Alive! Book 2
  • Omnibus: Omnibus II – Wilson & Fischer
  • Logic: Intermediate Logic – Canon Press
  • Composition: Essays, short-stories, poems and a capstone research paper related to Medieval History
  • 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.
– 4th Grade Student