The 2020-2021 Koinonia Academy is designed for a small group of middle school students who will meet for several hours, twice a week, in a classical, discussion-based, collaborative learning environment to study Latin, Mathematics, Logic, the History of Science, Ancient Literature, and Rhetoric.
Note: Currently, this course is offered in-person only.
The curriculum includes, but is not limited to:
Latin – Henle 1; Gallic Wars, Julius Caesar
Mathematics – The Dance of Number, Nickel
Logic – The Art of Argument, Larsen & Hodge; Traditional Logic, Cothran
Ancient Literature – The Epic of Gilgamesh; Code of Hammurabi; The Odyssey, Homer; Theogony/Works and Days, Hesiod; The Book of Job; Beowulf; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
History of Science – Curriculum designed by Kate Deddens, focusing on major scientists and their contributions beginning in antiquity and moving into modernity.
Rhetoric: Writing & Presentation – Curriculum designed by Kate Deddens, based upon over 25 years of writing and writing instruction. Students will complete two separate long-term projects covering important aspects of writing: a research paper in the fall semester and a thesis essay in the spring semester.
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