Switched On Schoolhouse
History & Geography
Switched-On Schoolhouse History & Geography is a Christian homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12. The goal of these courses is to develop students' understanding of and appreciation for God's activity as seen in the record of man and his relationships.
The curriculum targets this goal by focusing on six major themes: Geography (World and American), History (World, American, and Religious), Government and Citizenship, Economics, and Social Studies.
Switched-On Schoolhouse Language Arts, for grades 3-12, targets the sequential development of communication skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Because SOS Language Arts is an integrated program, the elementary grades weave skill topics (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) together within units. In the middle and high school grades, skills are developed unit by unit.
The major strands of this Christian homeschool curriculum are detailed as follows: Reading (Vocabulary, Comprehension Skills, Literature Studies), Writing (Spelling, Penmanship, Grammar, Composition), Speaking and Listening, and Special Topics (Visual Media, History of the English Language, The Bible as Literature, Book Reports, Study and Research Skills).
Students will develop and build math skills through the use of various question formats, multiple exercise techniques, and fun learning games. This motivating math curriculum prepares students for using math successfully in real-life situations. Concepts are developed through grade levels to ensure mastery.
The curriculum targets this goal by focusing on the major themes of number skills, geometry, algebra, data analysis, and probability.
Students focus on the development of observational skills as they study the physical universe God created. Switched-On Schoolhouse Science is Christian homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12.
The program involves a combination of on- and off-computer assignments including experiments. Grades 3-9 observe each area of science on an individual survey basis, usually unit by unit. Grades 10-12 focus on specific areas of science–Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
The four major strands of this Christian homeschool curriculum are as follows: Life Science (Plants and Animals, Human Anatomy and Personal Care, Biology), Space and Earth Science (Geology, Weather, Space), Physical Science (Chemistry, Physics), Nature of Science (Scientific Method, Experimentation, Technology).
Switched-On Schoolhouse Bible is a Christian homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12 with a developmental, in-depth study of the Old and New Testaments. Utilizing the King James Version and the New American Standard Bible, the Bible curriculum covers a variety of biblical material to assist in the development of practical Christian living.
The Bible curriculum provides seven major themes: Theology, Attributes of God, Biblical literature, Biblical geography, Christian growth, Christian evidence, and a special emphasis for each grade level.
Switched-On Schoolhouse offers a variety of elective courses to diversify your student's study. Mostly designed for middle and high school grades, these courses are made to enrich Switched-On Schoolhouse's core subjects.
Here is a list of electives offered in this Christian homeschool curriculum:
American Literature (7-12), British Literature (7-12),
Business Computer Information Systems (9-12),
The Civil War (9-12),
College Planner (9-12),
Consumer Math (9-12),
Earth Science (8-12),
Elementary French (3-6),
Elementary Spanish (3-6),
Essentials of Math (8-12),
Family & Consumer Science (7-12),
Foundations for Living (9-12),
French I and II (9-12),
GED Preparatory History & Geography (9-12),
GED Preparatory Language Arts (9-12),
GED Preparatory Math (9-12),
GED Preparatory Science (9-12),
General Science III (9-12),
Health Quest (4-7),
High School Health (8-12),
Secondary French (7-12),
Secondary Spanish (7-12),
Spanish I and II (9-12),
Speech: Essentials of Communication (9-12),
State History (7-12),
The Story of the Constitution (7-12),
Twientieth Century American History (9-12),
Vietnam Era (9-12), and
World Geography (8-12).