Lisa Nehring

Lisa Nehring

Lisa Nehring has been married for over 30 years, has five children, 2 graduate degrees and a black belt in homeschooling. She has homeschooled since 1991 and wrote a Master’s Thesis on Why Parent’s Homeschool, the Literature Review being,  A History of Education in...
Latin BootCamp for Beginners

Latin BootCamp for Beginners

Latin Boot Camp for Beginners!

A intro to Latin for homeschooling Parents, Co-op and Class Day Leaders who will be or wanna’ be teaching Latin or want to support their students as they learn Latin. This boot camp will focus on how to teach Latin, even if you’ve never taken Latin yourself!

  • Intro and Welcome
  • Goals and Grammar
  • Verbs, Adverbs
  • Nouns, Adjectives
  • Resources including books, music, games

Required Resources: Latin Study Helps

World History

World History

Modern World History will give a thorough overview of World History from a classical perspective.

History Content will include:

Early Human Civilizations, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush, Ancient Hebrews, Judaism, Ancient Greece, Greek Literature and Mythology, Ancient India, Hinduism and Buddhism, Ancient China, Confucianism, The Roman Republic, Christianity

The Fall of the Roman Empire, Islamic Civilization, Medieval China, Medieval Africa, Medieval Japan, Medieval Europe, Civilizations of the Americas,The Renaissance, The Reformation, The Scientific Revolution, The Age of Exploration

Western Political Thought, The Age of Revolution, The Age of Napoleon, The Industrial Revolution, The Age of Imperialism, Causes of World War I, Effects of World War I, The Rise of Totalitarianism, World War II – Causes of Appeasement, The Cold War in Europe, 1945-1960, The Cold War in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1945-1980

Student will be required to participate in class discussion, write papers, analyze primary source documents, and think through Cause and Effect. This class will be an excellent overview of history

World Literature & Composition

World Literature & Composition

World Literature 

Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course that will include reading well known novels, short stories, poems, and dramas while gaining an understanding and appreciation for literature and basic literary analysis. The focus for the year will be on World Literature and include authors from around the world, novels, short stories, poems and plays.

Students will write have regular writing assignments and learn to write the 4 basic types of essay as well as gain an deeper understanding and appreciate for literary analysis.

  • 1. Narrative Essays: Telling a Story
  • 2. Descriptive Essays: Painting a Picture
  • 3. Expository Essays: Just the Facts
  • 4. Persuasive Essays: Convince Me

 

 

Literature & Composition I

Literature & Composition I

Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course that will include reading well known novels, short stories, poems, and dramas while gaining an understanding and appreciation for literature and basic literary analysis.

Students will write have regular writing assignments and learn to write the 4 basic types of essay:

  • 1. Narrative Essays: Telling a Story
  • 2. Descriptive Essays: Painting a Picture
  • 3. Expository Essays: Just the Facts
  • 4. Persuasive Essays: Convince Me

Required Text:

  • Benjamin Franklin (nonfiction: Autobiography)
  • Frederick Douglas (nonfiction: Narrative)
  • Nathanial Hawthorne (novel: The Scarlett Letter)
  • William Golding (novel: The Lord of the Flies)
  • Harriate Beecher Stowe (novel: Uncle Tom’s Cabin)
  • Mark Twain (novel: Huckleberry Finn)
  • Jack London (novel: The Call of the Wild)
  • Selected short stories and poems