Oaks Options    

(9th - 12th-grade levels)

Language Arts

* Study Hall


Supervisor: Varied We have TWO options for Study Hall this year, be sure to include WHICH your child wants to be included in. -Quiet Study Hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum. -Social Study Hall is for those whom want to talk, chat, & get to know each other. Our Aspire Group rules and expectations still apply here but we do encourage and desire healthy and happy friendships to grow within the group, even at Academy!




* Fundamentals of Martial Arts


Teacher: Partnered with Wolfe Pack TKD Wolfe Pack Taekwondo Students will learn a holistic form of Tae Kwon Do stressing the five fundamental tenets of Tae Kwon Do: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self control and indomitable spirit taught in a supportive, positive environment. Our beginner classes target ages 6 to adult with little or no prior martial arts experience. Our advanced program is designed for students with a higher level of martial arts experience or those students who wish to work towards competitive sports martial arts such as fighting and board breaking. SPECIAL CLASS PRICING - $160 per semester




* Guitar I


Teacher: Sheldon Clark
This class will take the younger students from basic sight reading and notes to playing a song. Starting on the 1st string on week one, string 2 on week two....continuing this pattern until week six on the 6th string. Next we will learn chords and progressions leading up to full songs. The primary goal of this class is to teach each student proper playing through proper practice and the joy of music achieved by reaching smaller goals (wins) and ultimately bigger goals (playing a full song). Supplies: $15 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar II


Teacher: Sheldon Clark Age 12 and older
The class will take a faster approach to the basic skills without sacrificing any of the fundimentals. Although some students may already play the guitar, They will also benefit from (weeks 1 thru 3 ) this crash course and fill in any holes in their current foundational skills. this class will encompass a thorough understanding of playing and how a guitarist mentally approaches, memorizes and efficiently practices music. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar III


Teacher: Sheldon Clark A continuation of Guitar II in learning the instrument and mostly focused on being performance ready. We will try to play 2 to 3 performances (mostly assisted living facilities) per semester. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Nature Anatomy & Illustration


Teacher: Jennifer Miser We will be using one text: Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman. This course will teach basic techniques in botanical illustration. With a focus on the natural world, each project will not only be a unit study but also a beautiful piece of artwork. Students will learn: principles for drawing, fundamentals of plant anatomy, colored pencil and watercolor techniques, color theory and the natural world. Supplies: Watercolor paper Sketchbook Basic drawing pencil set Colored pencil set Watercolor set Micron pen set Nature Anatomy Book by Julia Rotherman




* Latin I


Teacher: Julie Cox Latin 1: Latin 1 is for students who desire to take Latin as their foreign language requirement or for those students who have an interest in learning the Latin language more extensively. We will be using Henle First Year Latin as our text and will cover Units 1-5. New material will be presented each class period along with an opportunity to address questions from the previous week’s homework. This class will require an extensive amount of memorization as students are expected to memorize their weekly vocabulary words, noun declension endings and verb conjugation endings. Students can expect about 45 minutes of homework each day (Monday –Friday excluding the class day). Homework will consist of daily chart review, vocabulary flash card review, and exercises from the textbook. Latin 1 Curriculum: ●Henle First Year Latin ($24.66) ●Henle Latin Grammar ($15.33) ●Henle Latin Answer Key ($7.33)




* Sewing


Teacher: Ms. Sewell Students will learn sewing machine basics and complete projects as skills develop in each class. We will cover garment mending, hemming, zipper placement, different sewing stitches, basic quilting, and much more. Students will select their projects. Class if for beginners, intermediate and advanced sewing students. Supplies: 2 spools of white thread, 1 small bag of stuffing, 1 seam ripper. Please label with students name. $25 Supply Fee per semester




* Wildcrafting


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the text: The Modern Herbal Dispensatory by Easley and Horne, students will learn basic herbal properties, plant chemical constituents, elemental and constitutional properties of plants and basic preparation techniques. Supplies: 1 package of Mason Jars Textbook Notebook Supply Fee $20.00 Supply fee will cover the cost of herbs and ingredients for the preparations portion of the class.




* Culinary Arts


Teacher: Ms. Goodfood Students will learn professional food preparation and practice detailed skills and techniques. Students will practice topics like knife skills, measurements and conversions, food handling, her-spice-ingredient identification, and nutrition. Students will be introduced to specific cooking techniques such as sauteing, braising, boiling, frying, roasting, grilling, baking, stewing and much more. Students will learn how to create a weekly meal plan & grocery list. Supply fee is $25
Supply List: Chef Knife, Paring Knife, Mini Cutting Board, Apron, Small Plastic Container with lid to hold supplies. Label all supplies with students name.




* Botany


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the Gorgeously illustrated text “Practical Botany” by Geoff Hodge, students will be introduced to the plant kingdom, growth form and function of plants, inner workings, reproduction, external factors, botany and the senses, and follow the profiles of many famous botanists and botanical illustrators. This is a very hands on and visual botany course, looking at specimens and doing outdoor lab studies. Supplies for class: Textbook plus supply fee Supply fee for class includes Botany Record Journal, Plant Supplies for Analysis, and a set of sketching materials and collection tools. Supply Fee: $50.00




* Choir


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will develop: The ability to follow a conductor/director. The ability to sing in 2-3 part harmony (possibly 4 part for 9th-12th) Basic concepts of sight-singing Students will learn: Singing in different styles of music. An introduction to show choir (5th-8th and 9th-12th) The different voice types. How to praise the Lord through song! Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10




* Intro to Instruments


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will learn about: The different instruments in each of the sections of orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz ensembles, praise & worship bands, and some instruments used during the earlier time periods (Biblical Instruments, Medieval/Renaissance, Baroque, etc.) The development of the instruments, including the modern day piano and organ. Instruments from other cultures throughout the ages. The ranges and voices that these instruments represent. Some foundational concepts of music will be discussed (Grand Staff, clefs, etc.) to allow the students a greater understanding of each of the instruments. Musical terms will also be taught. Instruments will be brought in for students to experience. Some restrictions may be in place due to Covid 19 (i.e. wind and brass) A field trip may possibly be planned depending on permission from Aspire to see instruments not small enough to be brought onsite. Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10





History

* American Government


Teacher: Lea Nance Abeka American Government (third edition) American Government class will provide students to become informed, responsible citizens and voters in today’s world. The course starts with a look at what we are blessed with and the symbols of America. There will be detailed study of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of U.S. , the Bill of Rights and emphasis on limited government that was intended by our Founding Fathers. Your student will also learn about the 3 branches of government and how each branch works. Your student will also learn about federalism and government at the state level. We will conclude with the opportunities and responsibilities for American citizens getting involved in the political system. In this class there will be assigned essays, projects, quizzes, tests and also discussions in class. This class is a full year. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee




* World History


Teacher: Kai Anderson BJU Press World History World History, 4th edition, recounts the story of mankind from creation to the present. Students examine ancient civilizations through the Greeks to the Roman Empire. Then they survey India, Asia, and Africa on their way to the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Reformation, upon which modern history is founded. They are challenged to discover the forces, issues, people, and movements that have shaped our modern world. God’s providence and Bible integration are given prominence as the students are taught to view the world through a Christian lens. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee Student Activities Manual - Purchase Link HERE (Workbook not required for auditing students)




* Oklahoma History


Teacher: Lea Nance This class will take you through the history of Oklahoma from exploration through the present day. Topics include the early exploration of the region, the Five Civilized Tribes, the Trail of Tears, the Civil War in Indian Territory, Indian Territory during the Old West era, the land run, pioneer life, and statehood. There is also a focus on major figures such as Sequoyah, John Ross, Elias Boudinot, Stand Watie and many more. It will also include the Green Corn Rebellion, Tulsa Race Riot, Dust Bowl, Oil Booms, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. There is also a focus on major figures such as Jim Thorpe, Frank Phillips, “Alfalfa” Bill Murray, Will Rogers, Wiley Post, Woody Guthrie, and many more. Oklahoma History will highlight Oklahoma geography, including mountain ranges and rivers, lakes and city locations. Map assignments will help students gain an understanding of the state’s topography. There will be assignments to accompany the reading I hand out, including multiple choice questions, essay questions, and other assigned work, plus section quizzes and tests. This course is one school year (1 unit credit) for student’s transcript.




* Bill of Rights


Teacher: Jeanette Lord This class is designed to acquaint students with the historical origins of the Bill of Rights and, through the study and analysis of actual Supreme Court cases, to help students develop perspectives about the use and value of the Bill of Rights in their daily lives. Students will discover what each amendment means, how a case reaches the Supreme Court of the United States, how the Bill of Rights was adopted and why. Students will learn that deciding cases in a judicial role requires them to resist snap decisions, ignore personal feelings and prejudices, and evaluate cases according to the facts presented, the rights granted by specific amendments, and the interpretation of these rights. SUPPLIES You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases, www.criticalthinking.com
(The red book only. You do not need to purchase the blue book.)
Spiral Notebook




* Ancient History I - Creation to Christ


Teacher: Jeanette Lord Join me as we walk through Biblical and World History together! This class provides a historically accurate, Bible-based approach to learning ancient world history. We will weave Bible history and world history together, as we read stories of ancient times, ancient lands, and ancient peoples. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES The Mystery of History, Volume I (Any edition will do. The 3rd edition has 400+ colored illustrations and maps, along with changes in text. I will be posting changes in text on our class page.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE 3-Ring Notebook Colored pencils (for mapping) Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline Use of internet for research




* Ancient History II - The Early Church and the Middle Ages


Teacher: Jeanette Lord
An historically accurate, Bible-centered approach to learning the history of the early Church through the Middle Ages. We’ll discover that soon after St. Patrick delivered the gospel to Ireland, the Western Roman Empire fell in Europe; the Vikings ravaged parts of Europe while the Maori settled New Zealand; and Joan of Arc tragically burned at the stake while the Incas were building their golden empire in South America. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES: The Mystery of History, Volume 2 (Any edition will do. Just know that more recent editions have more illustrations and there are some updates in the newer edition.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE Martyr of the Catacombs, A Tale of Ancient Rome, by an Anonymous Author -Purchase Link HERE Son of Charlemagne, by Barbara Willard -Purchase Link HERE The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer. -Purchase Link HERE ****Please do not get any other version of this book, as older versions are written in old English making it difficult to understand, and other versions have inappropriate circumstances and words. This is for a younger audience. 3-Ring Notebook
Colored pencils (for mapping)
Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline
Use of internet for research




* Military History - Let the Battle Begin!


Teacher: Kai Anderson This unique look at world history will cover some of history's most crucial battles. Beginning with ancient history and progressing through modern day, we'll discover war tactics, technology, causes, consequences, and key historical figures. Each class week covers a different battle or war, putting them into a greater historical context, and students will then read about that battle and complete a simple outline. *Supplies: There is no fixed textbook for this course but students will want to have access to either internet sources or a world history encyclopedia type book for research. I would recommend the following books: * Battles that changed History: The Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations - Purchase Link HERE * The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Available Free on some electronic resources)




* U.S. History


Teacher: Kai Anderson United States History traces American history from the time of European discovery to the 2000 election. Students see the influence of physical geography and the development of the free enterprise system. Students analyze the structure of the American government as it relates to various facets of American culture and historic periods. The course emphasizes God's role as the Author of history. * Purchase Link HERE ( Be sure it's the 4th edition you purchase) * $15 Book Rental Fee may incur





Math

* Study Hall


Supervisor: Varied We have TWO options for Study Hall this year, be sure to include WHICH your child wants to be included in. -Quiet Study Hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum. -Social Study Hall is for those whom want to talk, chat, & get to know each other. Our Aspire Group rules and expectations still apply here but we do encourage and desire healthy and happy friendships to grow within the group, even at Academy!




* Fundamentals of Martial Arts


Teacher: Partnered with Wolfe Pack TKD Wolfe Pack Taekwondo Students will learn a holistic form of Tae Kwon Do stressing the five fundamental tenets of Tae Kwon Do: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self control and indomitable spirit taught in a supportive, positive environment. Our beginner classes target ages 6 to adult with little or no prior martial arts experience. Our advanced program is designed for students with a higher level of martial arts experience or those students who wish to work towards competitive sports martial arts such as fighting and board breaking. SPECIAL CLASS PRICING - $160 per semester




* Guitar I


Teacher: Sheldon Clark
This class will take the younger students from basic sight reading and notes to playing a song. Starting on the 1st string on week one, string 2 on week two....continuing this pattern until week six on the 6th string. Next we will learn chords and progressions leading up to full songs. The primary goal of this class is to teach each student proper playing through proper practice and the joy of music achieved by reaching smaller goals (wins) and ultimately bigger goals (playing a full song). Supplies: $15 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar II


Teacher: Sheldon Clark Age 12 and older
The class will take a faster approach to the basic skills without sacrificing any of the fundimentals. Although some students may already play the guitar, They will also benefit from (weeks 1 thru 3 ) this crash course and fill in any holes in their current foundational skills. this class will encompass a thorough understanding of playing and how a guitarist mentally approaches, memorizes and efficiently practices music. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar III


Teacher: Sheldon Clark A continuation of Guitar II in learning the instrument and mostly focused on being performance ready. We will try to play 2 to 3 performances (mostly assisted living facilities) per semester. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Nature Anatomy & Illustration


Teacher: Jennifer Miser We will be using one text: Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman. This course will teach basic techniques in botanical illustration. With a focus on the natural world, each project will not only be a unit study but also a beautiful piece of artwork. Students will learn: principles for drawing, fundamentals of plant anatomy, colored pencil and watercolor techniques, color theory and the natural world. Supplies: Watercolor paper Sketchbook Basic drawing pencil set Colored pencil set Watercolor set Micron pen set Nature Anatomy Book by Julia Rotherman




* Latin I


Teacher: Julie Cox Latin 1: Latin 1 is for students who desire to take Latin as their foreign language requirement or for those students who have an interest in learning the Latin language more extensively. We will be using Henle First Year Latin as our text and will cover Units 1-5. New material will be presented each class period along with an opportunity to address questions from the previous week’s homework. This class will require an extensive amount of memorization as students are expected to memorize their weekly vocabulary words, noun declension endings and verb conjugation endings. Students can expect about 45 minutes of homework each day (Monday –Friday excluding the class day). Homework will consist of daily chart review, vocabulary flash card review, and exercises from the textbook. Latin 1 Curriculum: ●Henle First Year Latin ($24.66) ●Henle Latin Grammar ($15.33) ●Henle Latin Answer Key ($7.33)




* Sewing


Teacher: Ms. Sewell Students will learn sewing machine basics and complete projects as skills develop in each class. We will cover garment mending, hemming, zipper placement, different sewing stitches, basic quilting, and much more. Students will select their projects. Class if for beginners, intermediate and advanced sewing students. Supplies: 2 spools of white thread, 1 small bag of stuffing, 1 seam ripper. Please label with students name. $25 Supply Fee per semester




* Wildcrafting


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the text: The Modern Herbal Dispensatory by Easley and Horne, students will learn basic herbal properties, plant chemical constituents, elemental and constitutional properties of plants and basic preparation techniques. Supplies: 1 package of Mason Jars Textbook Notebook Supply Fee $20.00 Supply fee will cover the cost of herbs and ingredients for the preparations portion of the class.




* Culinary Arts


Teacher: Ms. Goodfood Students will learn professional food preparation and practice detailed skills and techniques. Students will practice topics like knife skills, measurements and conversions, food handling, her-spice-ingredient identification, and nutrition. Students will be introduced to specific cooking techniques such as sauteing, braising, boiling, frying, roasting, grilling, baking, stewing and much more. Students will learn how to create a weekly meal plan & grocery list. Supply fee is $25
Supply List: Chef Knife, Paring Knife, Mini Cutting Board, Apron, Small Plastic Container with lid to hold supplies. Label all supplies with students name.




* Botany


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the Gorgeously illustrated text “Practical Botany” by Geoff Hodge, students will be introduced to the plant kingdom, growth form and function of plants, inner workings, reproduction, external factors, botany and the senses, and follow the profiles of many famous botanists and botanical illustrators. This is a very hands on and visual botany course, looking at specimens and doing outdoor lab studies. Supplies for class: Textbook plus supply fee Supply fee for class includes Botany Record Journal, Plant Supplies for Analysis, and a set of sketching materials and collection tools. Supply Fee: $50.00




* Choir


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will develop: The ability to follow a conductor/director. The ability to sing in 2-3 part harmony (possibly 4 part for 9th-12th) Basic concepts of sight-singing Students will learn: Singing in different styles of music. An introduction to show choir (5th-8th and 9th-12th) The different voice types. How to praise the Lord through song! Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10




* Intro to Instruments


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will learn about: The different instruments in each of the sections of orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz ensembles, praise & worship bands, and some instruments used during the earlier time periods (Biblical Instruments, Medieval/Renaissance, Baroque, etc.) The development of the instruments, including the modern day piano and organ. Instruments from other cultures throughout the ages. The ranges and voices that these instruments represent. Some foundational concepts of music will be discussed (Grand Staff, clefs, etc.) to allow the students a greater understanding of each of the instruments. Musical terms will also be taught. Instruments will be brought in for students to experience. Some restrictions may be in place due to Covid 19 (i.e. wind and brass) A field trip may possibly be planned depending on permission from Aspire to see instruments not small enough to be brought onsite. Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10





Science

* Chemistry - Monday


Teacher: Eileen Bader Curriculum: Discovering Design with Chemistry, 2nd edition This course is designed for students who have completed Algebra I as we will be doing quite a bit of manipulating equations and calculations. We will be covering the first 11 chapters which include the fundamental aspects of chemistry such as the classification of matter, atomic structure, spectroscopy, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, physical & chemical change, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solutions, ideal gases, and acid/base chemistry. Supplies: Student textbook: Discovering Design with Chemistry, 2nd edition, by Dr. Jay Wile - Purchase link HERE




* Chemistry - Wednesday


Teacher: Eileen Bader Curriculum: Discovering Design with Chemistry, 2nd edition This class will be an extension of the Monday class where concepts are reinforced and hands on experiments and labs coordinated. You can choose to only attend the Wednesday Lab class, but you will need to make sure and stay in sync with the Monday class syllabus at home in order to gain the best experience from this class! Supply fee: $50




* Physical Science - Monday


Teacher: Eileen Bader Curriculum: Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd edition Introduce your child to chemistry and physics through the foundational principles taught in Exploring Creation with Physical Science. We will be covering the first 10 modules. Start out with scientific measurements, the different forms of matter, and the periodic table and other chemistry concepts. We’ll then graduate into physics and the study of forces, motion, energy, and light. Supply fee: $0 Supplies Needed: Student textbook: Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd edition - Purchase Link HERE




* Physical Science - Wednesday


Teacher: Eileen Bader Curriculum: Exploring Creation with Physical Science, 3rd edition This class will be an extension of the Monday class where concepts are reinforced and hands on experiments and labs coordinated. You can choose to only attend the Wednesday Lab class, but you will need to make sure and stay in sync with the Monday class syllabus at home in order to gain the best experience from this class! Supply fee: $40




* Physics (11th-12th grades, Mon.)


Teacher: Alan Duncan Abeka Physics: the Foundational Science Why didn’t the golf ball fly straight after it was hit? Why are race tracks inclined? How is a boat made of metal able to float? Answer these questions and more with Physics: The Foundational Science. Present the theoretical and practical aspects of physics as your child studies friction, gravity, energy, momentum, thermodynamics, and more. With over 500 illustrations, example equations, section questions, application problems, your child can understand the laws of creation as God has set them into motion. Supplies:​ $15 per semester book rental fee




* Physics - Wednesday


Teacher: Alan Duncan This class will be an extension of the Monday class where concepts are reinforced and hands on experiments and labs coordinated. You can choose to only attend the Wednesday Lab class, but you will need to make sure and stay in sync with the Monday class syllabus at home in order to gain the best experience from this class! Supplies: Physics Lab Manual - Purchase Link $50 per semester lab fee




* Veterinarian Science


Teacher: Candra Graves This class will give you an introduction into veterinary science. If you are interested in zoology or becoming a veterinarian, veterinary technician, or any job that pertains to animals this is the class for you! We will be covering most body systems, along with terminology and basic veterinary information. There will be experiments and dissections to reinforce what we are learning. Fee: $30 per semester for lab supplies Book Rental Fee of $15 may incur




* Creation Science


Teacher: Roger Nimmo This course includes: sections of Biology, Geology, Chemistry, Genetics, Astronomy, History of Science, Zoology, Biblical Studies and the truth about the Theory of Evolution. Every Christian and non christian need to understand the difference between Origin and Operational Science, the Philosophy of science, what kind of changes have and are really occurring in living things, what the fossil record really reveals, what scientific laws contradict the theory of evolution, how did the genesis flood really change the earth, and what does the Bible teach us about these changes? Mr. Nimmo taught High School Science for 21 years. He taught Chemistry, AP Biology, Anatomy/Physiology, Earth Science, Physical Science, and General Science. He is an Oklahoma State retired teacher. He has spent over 3 thousand hours studying the strengths for the Creation Model and the weaknesses of the Theory of Evolution Model. Students will have access to Mr. Nimmo’s personal library of books to take home and study on their own. Class fee: $35.00 For the Study Set Debunking Evolution Study Set Book Rental Fee of $15 may incur




* Biology Monday


Abeka Biology 3rd Edition This class begins with the familiar, tangible things of nature and concludes with God’s amazing design at the cellular and chemical level. Along with academic knowledge, students will gain a greater appreciation for God’s physical creation and an increased interest in science. The class will walk through a study of botany, zoology, ecology, and microbiology, and hone in on human anatomy and physiology, cytology, and genetics, reflecting the latest advances in man’s understanding of living things without neglecting a foundation in the basics.

Supplies: pencil, 1 inch 3 ring binder, notebook paper
Book rental fee: $15




* Biology Wednesday


This class begins with the familiar, tangible things of nature and concludes with God’s amazing design at the cellular and chemical level. Along with academic knowledge, students will gain a greater appreciation for God’s physical creation and an increased interest in science. The class will walk through a study of botany, zoology, ecology, and microbiology, and hone in on human anatomy and physiology, cytology, and genetics, reflecting the latest advances in man’s understanding of living things without neglecting a foundation in the basics.

Supplies: pencil, 1 inch 3 ring binder, notebook paper, colored pencils
This Lab Workbook -Purchase link HERE
Lab Supply fee: $25





Geography

* American Government


Teacher: Lea Nance Abeka American Government (third edition) American Government class will provide students to become informed, responsible citizens and voters in today’s world. The course starts with a look at what we are blessed with and the symbols of America. There will be detailed study of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of U.S. , the Bill of Rights and emphasis on limited government that was intended by our Founding Fathers. Your student will also learn about the 3 branches of government and how each branch works. Your student will also learn about federalism and government at the state level. We will conclude with the opportunities and responsibilities for American citizens getting involved in the political system. In this class there will be assigned essays, projects, quizzes, tests and also discussions in class. This class is a full year. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee




* World History


Teacher: Kai Anderson BJU Press World History World History, 4th edition, recounts the story of mankind from creation to the present. Students examine ancient civilizations through the Greeks to the Roman Empire. Then they survey India, Asia, and Africa on their way to the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Reformation, upon which modern history is founded. They are challenged to discover the forces, issues, people, and movements that have shaped our modern world. God’s providence and Bible integration are given prominence as the students are taught to view the world through a Christian lens. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee Student Activities Manual - Purchase Link HERE (Workbook not required for auditing students)




* Oklahoma History


Teacher: Lea Nance This class will take you through the history of Oklahoma from exploration through the present day. Topics include the early exploration of the region, the Five Civilized Tribes, the Trail of Tears, the Civil War in Indian Territory, Indian Territory during the Old West era, the land run, pioneer life, and statehood. There is also a focus on major figures such as Sequoyah, John Ross, Elias Boudinot, Stand Watie and many more. It will also include the Green Corn Rebellion, Tulsa Race Riot, Dust Bowl, Oil Booms, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. There is also a focus on major figures such as Jim Thorpe, Frank Phillips, “Alfalfa” Bill Murray, Will Rogers, Wiley Post, Woody Guthrie, and many more. Oklahoma History will highlight Oklahoma geography, including mountain ranges and rivers, lakes and city locations. Map assignments will help students gain an understanding of the state’s topography. There will be assignments to accompany the reading I hand out, including multiple choice questions, essay questions, and other assigned work, plus section quizzes and tests. This course is one school year (1 unit credit) for student’s transcript.




* Bill of Rights


Teacher: Jeanette Lord This class is designed to acquaint students with the historical origins of the Bill of Rights and, through the study and analysis of actual Supreme Court cases, to help students develop perspectives about the use and value of the Bill of Rights in their daily lives. Students will discover what each amendment means, how a case reaches the Supreme Court of the United States, how the Bill of Rights was adopted and why. Students will learn that deciding cases in a judicial role requires them to resist snap decisions, ignore personal feelings and prejudices, and evaluate cases according to the facts presented, the rights granted by specific amendments, and the interpretation of these rights. SUPPLIES You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases, www.criticalthinking.com
(The red book only. You do not need to purchase the blue book.)
Spiral Notebook




* Ancient History I - Creation to Christ


Teacher: Jeanette Lord Join me as we walk through Biblical and World History together! This class provides a historically accurate, Bible-based approach to learning ancient world history. We will weave Bible history and world history together, as we read stories of ancient times, ancient lands, and ancient peoples. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES The Mystery of History, Volume I (Any edition will do. The 3rd edition has 400+ colored illustrations and maps, along with changes in text. I will be posting changes in text on our class page.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE 3-Ring Notebook Colored pencils (for mapping) Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline Use of internet for research




* Ancient History II - The Early Church and the Middle Ages


Teacher: Jeanette Lord
An historically accurate, Bible-centered approach to learning the history of the early Church through the Middle Ages. We’ll discover that soon after St. Patrick delivered the gospel to Ireland, the Western Roman Empire fell in Europe; the Vikings ravaged parts of Europe while the Maori settled New Zealand; and Joan of Arc tragically burned at the stake while the Incas were building their golden empire in South America. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES: The Mystery of History, Volume 2 (Any edition will do. Just know that more recent editions have more illustrations and there are some updates in the newer edition.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE Martyr of the Catacombs, A Tale of Ancient Rome, by an Anonymous Author -Purchase Link HERE Son of Charlemagne, by Barbara Willard -Purchase Link HERE The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer. -Purchase Link HERE ****Please do not get any other version of this book, as older versions are written in old English making it difficult to understand, and other versions have inappropriate circumstances and words. This is for a younger audience. 3-Ring Notebook
Colored pencils (for mapping)
Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline
Use of internet for research




* Military History - Let the Battle Begin!


Teacher: Kai Anderson This unique look at world history will cover some of history's most crucial battles. Beginning with ancient history and progressing through modern day, we'll discover war tactics, technology, causes, consequences, and key historical figures. Each class week covers a different battle or war, putting them into a greater historical context, and students will then read about that battle and complete a simple outline. *Supplies: There is no fixed textbook for this course but students will want to have access to either internet sources or a world history encyclopedia type book for research. I would recommend the following books: * Battles that changed History: The Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations - Purchase Link HERE * The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Available Free on some electronic resources)




* U.S. History


Teacher: Kai Anderson United States History traces American history from the time of European discovery to the 2000 election. Students see the influence of physical geography and the development of the free enterprise system. Students analyze the structure of the American government as it relates to various facets of American culture and historic periods. The course emphasizes God's role as the Author of history. * Purchase Link HERE ( Be sure it's the 4th edition you purchase) * $15 Book Rental Fee may incur





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Monday Electives

* American Government


Teacher: Lea Nance Abeka American Government (third edition) American Government class will provide students to become informed, responsible citizens and voters in today’s world. The course starts with a look at what we are blessed with and the symbols of America. There will be detailed study of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of U.S. , the Bill of Rights and emphasis on limited government that was intended by our Founding Fathers. Your student will also learn about the 3 branches of government and how each branch works. Your student will also learn about federalism and government at the state level. We will conclude with the opportunities and responsibilities for American citizens getting involved in the political system. In this class there will be assigned essays, projects, quizzes, tests and also discussions in class. This class is a full year. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee




* World History


Teacher: Kai Anderson BJU Press World History World History, 4th edition, recounts the story of mankind from creation to the present. Students examine ancient civilizations through the Greeks to the Roman Empire. Then they survey India, Asia, and Africa on their way to the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Reformation, upon which modern history is founded. They are challenged to discover the forces, issues, people, and movements that have shaped our modern world. God’s providence and Bible integration are given prominence as the students are taught to view the world through a Christian lens. Supplies: $15 per semester Book Rental Fee Student Activities Manual - Purchase Link HERE (Workbook not required for auditing students)




* Oklahoma History


Teacher: Lea Nance This class will take you through the history of Oklahoma from exploration through the present day. Topics include the early exploration of the region, the Five Civilized Tribes, the Trail of Tears, the Civil War in Indian Territory, Indian Territory during the Old West era, the land run, pioneer life, and statehood. There is also a focus on major figures such as Sequoyah, John Ross, Elias Boudinot, Stand Watie and many more. It will also include the Green Corn Rebellion, Tulsa Race Riot, Dust Bowl, Oil Booms, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. There is also a focus on major figures such as Jim Thorpe, Frank Phillips, “Alfalfa” Bill Murray, Will Rogers, Wiley Post, Woody Guthrie, and many more. Oklahoma History will highlight Oklahoma geography, including mountain ranges and rivers, lakes and city locations. Map assignments will help students gain an understanding of the state’s topography. There will be assignments to accompany the reading I hand out, including multiple choice questions, essay questions, and other assigned work, plus section quizzes and tests. This course is one school year (1 unit credit) for student’s transcript.




* Bill of Rights


Teacher: Jeanette Lord This class is designed to acquaint students with the historical origins of the Bill of Rights and, through the study and analysis of actual Supreme Court cases, to help students develop perspectives about the use and value of the Bill of Rights in their daily lives. Students will discover what each amendment means, how a case reaches the Supreme Court of the United States, how the Bill of Rights was adopted and why. Students will learn that deciding cases in a judicial role requires them to resist snap decisions, ignore personal feelings and prejudices, and evaluate cases according to the facts presented, the rights granted by specific amendments, and the interpretation of these rights. SUPPLIES You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases, www.criticalthinking.com
(The red book only. You do not need to purchase the blue book.)
Spiral Notebook




* Ancient History I - Creation to Christ


Teacher: Jeanette Lord Join me as we walk through Biblical and World History together! This class provides a historically accurate, Bible-based approach to learning ancient world history. We will weave Bible history and world history together, as we read stories of ancient times, ancient lands, and ancient peoples. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES The Mystery of History, Volume I (Any edition will do. The 3rd edition has 400+ colored illustrations and maps, along with changes in text. I will be posting changes in text on our class page.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE 3-Ring Notebook Colored pencils (for mapping) Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline Use of internet for research




* Ancient History II - The Early Church and the Middle Ages


Teacher: Jeanette Lord
An historically accurate, Bible-centered approach to learning the history of the early Church through the Middle Ages. We’ll discover that soon after St. Patrick delivered the gospel to Ireland, the Western Roman Empire fell in Europe; the Vikings ravaged parts of Europe while the Maori settled New Zealand; and Joan of Arc tragically burned at the stake while the Incas were building their golden empire in South America. Games, projects, research, mapping, and a timeline are just some of the fun in this class! SUPPLIES: The Mystery of History, Volume 2 (Any edition will do. Just know that more recent editions have more illustrations and there are some updates in the newer edition.) Rand McNally’s Historical Atlas of the World (Make sure it is the Historical Atlas!) -Purchase Link HERE The Student Bible Atlas, by Tim Dowley -Purchase Link HERE Martyr of the Catacombs, A Tale of Ancient Rome, by an Anonymous Author -Purchase Link HERE Son of Charlemagne, by Barbara Willard -Purchase Link HERE The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer. -Purchase Link HERE ****Please do not get any other version of this book, as older versions are written in old English making it difficult to understand, and other versions have inappropriate circumstances and words. This is for a younger audience. 3-Ring Notebook
Colored pencils (for mapping)
Students can choose a science board OR the 3-ring notebook for the timeline
Use of internet for research




* Military History - Let the Battle Begin!


Teacher: Kai Anderson This unique look at world history will cover some of history's most crucial battles. Beginning with ancient history and progressing through modern day, we'll discover war tactics, technology, causes, consequences, and key historical figures. Each class week covers a different battle or war, putting them into a greater historical context, and students will then read about that battle and complete a simple outline. *Supplies: There is no fixed textbook for this course but students will want to have access to either internet sources or a world history encyclopedia type book for research. I would recommend the following books: * Battles that changed History: The Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations - Purchase Link HERE * The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Available Free on some electronic resources)




* U.S. History


Teacher: Kai Anderson United States History traces American history from the time of European discovery to the 2000 election. Students see the influence of physical geography and the development of the free enterprise system. Students analyze the structure of the American government as it relates to various facets of American culture and historic periods. The course emphasizes God's role as the Author of history. * Purchase Link HERE ( Be sure it's the 4th edition you purchase) * $15 Book Rental Fee may incur





Wednesday Electives

* Study Hall


Supervisor: Varied We have TWO options for Study Hall this year, be sure to include WHICH your child wants to be included in. -Quiet Study Hall is for those whom want to read, work, etc in a quiet environment where we keep noise to a minimum. -Social Study Hall is for those whom want to talk, chat, & get to know each other. Our Aspire Group rules and expectations still apply here but we do encourage and desire healthy and happy friendships to grow within the group, even at Academy!




* Fundamentals of Martial Arts


Teacher: Partnered with Wolfe Pack TKD Wolfe Pack Taekwondo Students will learn a holistic form of Tae Kwon Do stressing the five fundamental tenets of Tae Kwon Do: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self control and indomitable spirit taught in a supportive, positive environment. Our beginner classes target ages 6 to adult with little or no prior martial arts experience. Our advanced program is designed for students with a higher level of martial arts experience or those students who wish to work towards competitive sports martial arts such as fighting and board breaking. SPECIAL CLASS PRICING - $160 per semester




* Guitar I


Teacher: Sheldon Clark
This class will take the younger students from basic sight reading and notes to playing a song. Starting on the 1st string on week one, string 2 on week two....continuing this pattern until week six on the 6th string. Next we will learn chords and progressions leading up to full songs. The primary goal of this class is to teach each student proper playing through proper practice and the joy of music achieved by reaching smaller goals (wins) and ultimately bigger goals (playing a full song). Supplies: $15 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar II


Teacher: Sheldon Clark Age 12 and older
The class will take a faster approach to the basic skills without sacrificing any of the fundimentals. Although some students may already play the guitar, They will also benefit from (weeks 1 thru 3 ) this crash course and fill in any holes in their current foundational skills. this class will encompass a thorough understanding of playing and how a guitarist mentally approaches, memorizes and efficiently practices music. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Guitar III


Teacher: Sheldon Clark A continuation of Guitar II in learning the instrument and mostly focused on being performance ready. We will try to play 2 to 3 performances (mostly assisted living facilities) per semester. Supplies: $10 Supply Fee per Semester




* Nature Anatomy & Illustration


Teacher: Jennifer Miser We will be using one text: Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman. This course will teach basic techniques in botanical illustration. With a focus on the natural world, each project will not only be a unit study but also a beautiful piece of artwork. Students will learn: principles for drawing, fundamentals of plant anatomy, colored pencil and watercolor techniques, color theory and the natural world. Supplies: Watercolor paper Sketchbook Basic drawing pencil set Colored pencil set Watercolor set Micron pen set Nature Anatomy Book by Julia Rotherman




* Latin I


Teacher: Julie Cox Latin 1: Latin 1 is for students who desire to take Latin as their foreign language requirement or for those students who have an interest in learning the Latin language more extensively. We will be using Henle First Year Latin as our text and will cover Units 1-5. New material will be presented each class period along with an opportunity to address questions from the previous week’s homework. This class will require an extensive amount of memorization as students are expected to memorize their weekly vocabulary words, noun declension endings and verb conjugation endings. Students can expect about 45 minutes of homework each day (Monday –Friday excluding the class day). Homework will consist of daily chart review, vocabulary flash card review, and exercises from the textbook. Latin 1 Curriculum: ●Henle First Year Latin ($24.66) ●Henle Latin Grammar ($15.33) ●Henle Latin Answer Key ($7.33)




* Sewing


Teacher: Ms. Sewell Students will learn sewing machine basics and complete projects as skills develop in each class. We will cover garment mending, hemming, zipper placement, different sewing stitches, basic quilting, and much more. Students will select their projects. Class if for beginners, intermediate and advanced sewing students. Supplies: 2 spools of white thread, 1 small bag of stuffing, 1 seam ripper. Please label with students name. $25 Supply Fee per semester




* Wildcrafting


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the text: The Modern Herbal Dispensatory by Easley and Horne, students will learn basic herbal properties, plant chemical constituents, elemental and constitutional properties of plants and basic preparation techniques. Supplies: 1 package of Mason Jars Textbook Notebook Supply Fee $20.00 Supply fee will cover the cost of herbs and ingredients for the preparations portion of the class.




* Culinary Arts


Teacher: Ms. Goodfood Students will learn professional food preparation and practice detailed skills and techniques. Students will practice topics like knife skills, measurements and conversions, food handling, her-spice-ingredient identification, and nutrition. Students will be introduced to specific cooking techniques such as sauteing, braising, boiling, frying, roasting, grilling, baking, stewing and much more. Students will learn how to create a weekly meal plan & grocery list. Supply fee is $25
Supply List: Chef Knife, Paring Knife, Mini Cutting Board, Apron, Small Plastic Container with lid to hold supplies. Label all supplies with students name.




* Botany


Teacher: Jennifer Miser Using the Gorgeously illustrated text “Practical Botany” by Geoff Hodge, students will be introduced to the plant kingdom, growth form and function of plants, inner workings, reproduction, external factors, botany and the senses, and follow the profiles of many famous botanists and botanical illustrators. This is a very hands on and visual botany course, looking at specimens and doing outdoor lab studies. Supplies for class: Textbook plus supply fee Supply fee for class includes Botany Record Journal, Plant Supplies for Analysis, and a set of sketching materials and collection tools. Supply Fee: $50.00




* Choir


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will develop: The ability to follow a conductor/director. The ability to sing in 2-3 part harmony (possibly 4 part for 9th-12th) Basic concepts of sight-singing Students will learn: Singing in different styles of music. An introduction to show choir (5th-8th and 9th-12th) The different voice types. How to praise the Lord through song! Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10




* Intro to Instruments


Teacher: Elizabeth Alpert Students will learn about: The different instruments in each of the sections of orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz ensembles, praise & worship bands, and some instruments used during the earlier time periods (Biblical Instruments, Medieval/Renaissance, Baroque, etc.) The development of the instruments, including the modern day piano and organ. Instruments from other cultures throughout the ages. The ranges and voices that these instruments represent. Some foundational concepts of music will be discussed (Grand Staff, clefs, etc.) to allow the students a greater understanding of each of the instruments. Musical terms will also be taught. Instruments will be brought in for students to experience. Some restrictions may be in place due to Covid 19 (i.e. wind and brass) A field trip may possibly be planned depending on permission from Aspire to see instruments not small enough to be brought onsite. Supplies needed: 3 Ring Binder Pencil Supply Fee: $10





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