US History & American Literature Syllabus (© 2012) $25.00

We use Christ and the Americas by Anne Carroll as the primary text for this course. In addition the student reads works of literature, primary historical sources, and historical fiction that are correlated to the time period being studied in history such as Columbus and Cortez, I, Juan de Pareja, American Revolutionaries, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Oregon Trail, Death Comes for the Archbishop, Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American FriendshipUp from Slavery, The Virginian, Journey to America, and The Hiding Place. We provide the student with extensive lists of supplemental texts for each time period so the student can select challenging and entertaining texts. We also include paper topics to give the student practice with writing in variety of styles. The US History & Geography & American Literature Syllabus has a day-by-day breakdown of this course along with paper topics, detailed literature, art, and music lists, and a variety of teaching resources including Ninth Grade Subject Rubrics, Learning Objectives, and grading charts. This is a 1 year, 2 credit course.

Online versions of the MODG syllabi are provided to enrolled families free of charge. Paper copies of the syllabi are also available for purchase from the MODG office, with a 30% discount for enrolled families.