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In the Socratic method, developed by Greek philosopher Socrates, Holy Trinity Classical Christian School teachers encourage student discussion and developing conclusion through questioning.

Cicero

Tenth grade will commence at Holy Trinity fall of 2017.

 

Curriculum for grades 10-12 is still under development. However, the works listed below are very likely to be covered during these years:

 

Classical Studies

  • Cicero-De Officiis, On Obligations, and The Republic and the Laws
  • Tacitus-The Agricola, The Germania
  • Plato-selections
  • Aristotle-selections
  • Philosophy 101 by Socrates-Peter Kreeft
  • Western Civilization Art, Architecture, and Sculpture

 

Christian Studies/Bible

10th-12th Grades:

  • The Gospels
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • Eusebius: The History of the Church
  • The Early Church, by Chadwick
  • Early Christian Writings
  • City of God, St. Augustine
  • Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis
  • Orthodoxy, by G.K. Chesterton
  • The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton

 

Latin

  • Readings in Caesar’s Gallic Wars, Cicero, and Ovid
  • AP Vergil

 

English & Literature

10th Grade:

  • Hamlet, by Shakespeare
  • Henry IV Part I, by Shakespeare
  • Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  • British Poetry Anthology

 

11th Grade:

  • The Divine Comedy, by Dante

 

12th Grade:

  • King Lear, by Shakespeare
  • The Tempest, by Shakespeare
  • Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis
  • Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Prose Essays and American Short Stories

 

History

10th Grade:

  • AP American History

 

11th Grade:

  • Middle Ages
  • 1st half of Modern Europe

 

12th Grade:

  • AP Modern Europe

 

Mathematics

10th Grade:

  • Euclidean Geometry or Pre-Calculus

 

11th Grade:

  • Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus (AB or BC)

 

12th Grade:

  • AP Calculus (AB or BC) / AP Statistics

 

Freshman also take a course in Formal Logic, including an in-depth study of the classical syllogism and material logic.

 

Science

10th Grade:

  • Advanced Chemistry

 

11th Grade:

  • Advanced Biology

 

12th Grade:

  • Anatomy and Physiology or Advanced Physics

 

If you would like additional information about the UPPER SCHOOL curriculum at Holy Trinity Classical Christian School, please contact Headmaster, REV. CHAD E. LAWRENCE.