The whole 4 year course is still being completed and when finished will be: Year 1: The Greeks. Greeks: Epics. Greeks: Histories.
Classical Christian Curriculum (Roman Roads Media Review)
Greeks: Philosophers. Year 2: The Romans. Romans: The Aeneid. Romans: Historians. Romans: Christianity. Romans: Nicea. Year 3: Christendom. Coming Year 4: Early Moderns.
Drama and Lyric - covers a collection of Greek plays and poetry. You can find an outline of the 12 Lessons in each Unit here. Each Lesson is approximately 30 minutes each. Prerequisites required from the website Old Western Culture is intended for mature and discerning students.
We recommend this course for ages 14 and up. The course will deal with mature themes such as paganism, sexual immorality, battle scenes mostly in actual reading , and classical paintings.
Old Western Culture is meant to equip your child with a Biblical lens from which to process these themes. We assume your child has a working knowledge of the Bible and basic Christian doctrine.
Grace Christian Homeschool: Review - Old Western Culture: The Greeks
In reading great literature, I become a thousand men and yet remain myself. Like the night sky in the Greek poem, I see with a myriad eyes, but it is still I who see. Lewis As I enter my 15th year of homeschooling having graduated two with two to go, I realize I was a bit late coming to the classical education model. If only I could do some things differently, we definitely would have tried the classical approach much earlier. I want my children to "see with a myriad of eyes" like C.
Pines of Rome Program Notes
Lewis as they read great literature. Created especially for homeschoolers, Roman Roads Media pairs master-teachers and top-notch technology to create affordable options for study in the home. And where better to begin classical study but at the beginning? The Greeks is Year One of a planned four-year curriculum series and is ideal for students in 8th - 12th grades. I highly recommend you stay within this high school age range as mature themes such as paganism and sexual immorality are presented.
My year-old 8th grader has had no problems so far. I have watched the videos and studied alongside my 8th and 10th graders. It is important to me that we watch and discuss together.
So how does it actually work and what do my children think? I'm so glad you asked. Following the suggested schedule, we began with Lecture 1 of The Philosophers.
- Heroes from the Wall.
- Lempreinte du Heruka (FICTION) (French Edition)?
- Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up;
- Alzheimers Angels: a Compilation of Poetry Honoring Caregivers and Victims of Alzheimers Disease.
An overview of Greek philosophy, it served as a welcome review for us. Following each minute lecture, there are 10 - 16 questions to be answered and discussed. I chose to use this as an open discussion time together, but will have my children begin a notebook for answering questions for the rest of the Units. It takes us about an hour each day to work through required lecture or reading assignments in The Greeks as oral discussion. I anticipate it taking a bit longer when I have the kids writing down assignments.