Year 8 is a step up in difficulty. Students continue studying Plutarch's Lives as well as a Shakespearean play each term. They will continue with daily copywork, as well as studied dictation and grammar study. Every scheduled reading will still be narrated, either orally or in writing. Written narration should increase to more often than once a week, serving as further preparation for composition. Foreign language study continues as begun in previous years, alongside the study of Latin.
|Complete Course of Study for Year 8|
BASIC: I just want to see what I need - a basic, stripped down version, without a lot of options to choose from and a bit of a lighter load.
Year 8 Curriculum, Basic/Lite Version
and its 36-Week Schedule
|A Basic Overview of Year 8|
|Bible||History||Geography||Science and Math|
|Judges, Ruth, Samuel, I Kings, Ecclesiastes
|1400's-1688 (Renaissance and Reformation)
|Living science books in botany, astronomy, molecules, chemistry
Whatever Happened to Justice
|Language Arts||Literature||Foreign Language||Music and Arts|
Oral and Written Narration
Donne, Milton, Spenser
Westward Ho!, The Holy War, and more. . .
|Hymns and Folk Songs
Drawing and Handicrafts
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