KEY OF LIBERTY ($40)
Semester one covers Revolutionary War period, earning a key and adding ribbons. Includes oral presentations, opinion papers, American Heritage Award, movies and books, lectures, simulations, etc. Students also memorize the Declaration of Independence.
Semester 2 focuses on the Constitution and includes journaling the Constitution in the student's own words and a Constitution Bowl. Ribbons continue to be earned and the keys with ribbons are presented at an end of year award ceremony.
Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang (read for 1st day of class)
William Bradford, Pilgrim Boy by Bradford Smith
John Adams, The Reluctant Patriot of the Revolution by Leonard Faulkner (Let Sis. Meyer know if you need this book; she'll need to order from LEMI. She also has a few copies.)
The Making of George Washington by William H. Wilbur (This can be hard to find; let Sis. Meyer know if you need this book.)
Taught by: Amy Meyer & Janis Mathews
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM