Students in fourth grade at Arma Dei Academy continue a chronological study of history and Bible focusing on the Middle Ages. Great works of literature that integrate with the historical time period are read, discussed, and analyzed. Grammar and writing skills are sharpened and enhanced through direct instruction and ongoing instruction in the fourteen steps of the Progymnasmata.
Chronicles through Malachi and Job (Veritas Press)
Each subject is taught from a biblical perspective at Arma Dei Academy. While each day opens with prayer and a formal study of scripture, biblical discussion is not limited to a particular class period. Scripture memory is a critical component of the curriculum.
Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation (Veritas Press) Story of the World (Bauer)
Ecclesiastical Architectural Tour Students see the east/west schism in living history throughout downtown Denver.
Medieval Festival in April.
European Geography is taught throughout history, Bible & literature units.
Song and Poetry
Shurley English Grammar Made Easy
Students master five sentence patterns as well as sharpen editing skills, subject/verb agreement, and verb tense consistency.
Libellus de Historia: Latin History Reader (Moore)
Students learn how to use words to engage the imagination of the audience. They continue to improve written communication skills by employing the following stages of the Progymnasmata.
Math in Focus: A Singapore Approach