Course Details

Curriculum Guide

Form Divisions: 

First Form Grades K – 4
Second Form Grades 5 – 8
Third Form Grades 9 – 12

Daily Course Schedules:

First Form
8:00 Music
9:00 Language Arts
10:00 History
11:00 Lunch
12:00 Literature
1:00 Math
2:00 Science

Second Form:
8:00 Latin
9:00 Language Arts/Logic
10:00 History / Humane Letters
11:00 Lunch
12:00 Literature / Humane Letters
1:00 Math
2:00 Science

Third Form:
8:00 Latin
9:00 Language Arts/Rhetoric
10:00 Humane Letters
11:00 Lunch
12:00 Humane Letters
1:00 Math
2:00 Science

K-2nd Curriculum

Music: Kodaly Method Instruction, Psalms, Hymns, Spiritual Songs, Folk Songs
Language Arts: Spelling Wisdom Book 1 and Using Language Well Book 1
History: Genesis through Joshua Veritas Press Bible Cards
Literature: Now We are Six, Wise Words, Alice in Wonderland, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, The Wind in the Willows, The Red Fairy Book
Math: Number Skills, Saxon 1, Saxon 2
Science: Handbook of Nature Study, Comstock, Burgess Animal Book for Children, Burgess

3rd-4th Curriculum

Music: Kodaly Method Instruction, Psalms, Hymns, Spiritual Songs, Folk Songs
Language Arts: Spelling Wisdom Book 2 and Using Language Well Book 2
History: Medieval Classical Conversations Cards
Literature: Anderson’s Fairy Tales, The Princess and the Goblin, The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow, The Hobbit, Tales from Shakespeare, Kidnapped
Math: Saxon 3, Saxon 5/4
Science: Exploring Creation With Botany, Apologia Series

5th-6th Curriculum

Latin: Picta Dicta Primers 1 and 2
Language Arts: Spelling Wisdom Book 2 and Using Language Well Book 2
History: Medieval Classical Conversations Cards
Literature: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Henry V, Jungle Book, Great Expectations, Out of the Silent Planet, Out of the Dust
Math: Saxon 6/5, Saxon 7/6
Science: Exploring Creation With Zoology 1, Apologia Series

7th-8th Curriculum

Latin: Lingua Latina 1
Language Arts & Logic: The Lost Tools of Writing Levels 1 and 2, The Fallacy Detective
Humane Letters: The Middle Ages – Dorothy Mills, Beowulf, The Divine Comedy, On the Incarnation, Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Consolation of Philosophy
Math: Pre Algebra, Algebra
Science: General Science

9th-12th Curriculum

Latin: Lingua Latina 2 and Vergil
Language Arts & Rhetoric: The Lost Tools of Writing Level 3, and Levels 1-3 thesis writing course
Humane Letters: A Short History of Western Civilization –Harrison & Sullivan, The Consolation of Philosophy, King Lear, The Divine Comedy, The Tempest, Faerie Queene
Math: Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Theory of Calculus
Science: General Biology, Chemistry, Advanced Physics, Anatomy and Physiology

Field Day Fridays (One Friday per month – All Forms)

One of the beautiful things about the university model at St. Francis Classical Academy is the time and flexibility afforded to families and children to learn, explore, and create. Because classes are held Monday through Thursday, families have the opportunity on Fridays to continue book-studies at home or to wander off in pursuit of other educational ends.

In the spirit of broad and beautiful education, the Tutors at St. Francis Classical offer once-a-month Field Day Fridays to any student enrolled in at least one class. Attendance at Field Day Fridays is entirely optional. Activities will be announced ahead of time and may include lessons and hands-on experience with the following:

Beekeeping
Gardening
Millinery
Sewing
Drawing
Painting
Bread Baking
Horseback Riding
Auto Repair and Maintenance
Animal Husbandry
Butchery
Pasture Management
Wood Splitting
Knot Tying
Sailing
Seine and Cast Net Fishing