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Expertly Designed and Individually Taught 
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for Homeschooled Students in Grades 7-12 in the following Subject Areas:




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ENGLISH COURSES

Most colleges/universities require 4 credits (years) in English with a heavy emphasis on reading and writing
   I offer a variety of course options in several areas of English to meet your child's needs and interests.








 Writing and Composition 
  • Writing Composition 1 and 2 (2 semesters, 1 credit) includes essay writing and Research Paper #1
  • Moving Past Your Opinion: Research Paper # 2 (2 semesters, 1 credit) includes writing two research papers with citations/references
  • ACT and/or SAT Essay Writing (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • What Do You Want to Write About? Custom-Made Writing Courses--Upon Request (1 semester, 1/2 credit)

 Great Books 
  • ​Great Books Fiction (Each 1 semester & 1/2 credit)
  • Great Books Non-fiction (Each 1 semester & 1/2 credit)
     You may choose any choice or combination of books that you like.​ 
​     Parents provide the books for their child.

 Literature
  • American Literature 1 and 2 (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • British Literature 1 and 2 (2 semesters, 1 credit)
   You may choose any choice or combination of books that you like.​ 
​   Parents provide the books for their child.

 Creative Writing
  • Introduction to Poetry--FREE (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Creative Writing: Shorter Works 1-4 (Each 1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Creative Writing: Longer Works 1-4 (Each 1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Poetry: Lyrics without Music (1 semester, 1/2 credit)

 Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking: Spotting the Fallacies that Surround You
  • ​​Critical Thinking: Are UFOs Real?
  • Critical Thinking: Understanding Famous Speeches
  • Critical Thinking: Founding Fathers' Writings
  • Critical Thinking: Preparing for College by Learning about Poetry
  • Critical Thinking: The Art of Rhetoric
  • Critical Thinking: Morals, Ethics, and Laws
  • Critical Thinking: Are There Any Absolute Truths or Only Shades of Grey?

 Movie Analysis
  • Movie Analysis 1-8 (Each 1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The History of Film 1 & 2 (1 credit, the first semester is FREE, and the second semester is $25 off!)
​    You may choose any combination of movies that you like.​ Parents provide the movies for their child.


SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES
​​
Most colleges/universities require 4 credits (years) in the Social Sciences
with at least one credit in U.S. History and/or U.S. Government.

I offer a variety of course options in several areas of the Social Sciences to meet your child's needs and interests.

  U.S. Government
  • American Government 1 and 2 (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • Presidential Elections: The Wild & Wacky (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • U.S. Presidents: The Good and Bad (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Presidential War Powers: Use or Abuse? (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Our Forefathers: Who Were They and What Did They Do? (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • U.S. Supreme Court: Landmark Cases (2 semesters, 1 credit)

  U.S. History
  • U.S. History & Geographical Growth: 13 Colonies to 50 States (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • Internal & External Enemies: An Analysis of the Warnings in Washington's Farewell Address (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Government of the People, by the People, for the People: An Analysis of Lincoln's Speeches (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • I Have a Dream: An Analysis of the Speeches & Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The American Revolutionary War: The Fight for Independence and Freedom (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The End of The People: The Systematic Destruction and Confinement of the First Americans (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The American Civil War (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • World Wars: I and II (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • Key Moments of World War 2: Surprise Attacks to Atomic Bombs (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Almost World War 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The Unpopular Wars: Korea and Vietnam (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • A Proud History of Service: Despite Prejudice, Bigotry, and Slavery (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The Battle of Tippecanoe & Other Little Known U.S. Wars and Skirmishes (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Black Tuesday: A Study of the Great Depression and FDR's New Deal (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The U.S. Presidents: Who Were They and What Did They Do? (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • The Volatile Year: 1968 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • U.S. Current Events 1 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • U.S. Current Events 2 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)

  World History & Geography
  • World History: The Fascinating Past of Humanity (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • World History & Geography Scavenger Hunt 1 (2 semesters, 1 credit)
  • The Industrial Revolution: Inventions that Changed the World (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • The Cold War: Freedom vs. Communism (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Political Science 1: The Study of Governments (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Political Science 2: The Study of Politics (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Timelines of History: What Happened, When, and Where (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • World Current Events 1 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • World Current Events 2 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)

  Leadership Studies
  • Leaders in History 1 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Leaders in History 2 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Women Who Led the Way (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Leaders & Heroes of World War 2 (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Leadership through Spoken and Written Words (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Leadership: Non-Fictional Historical Reading and Analysis (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Leaders of the Battle for Civil Rights in the U.S. (1 semester, 1/2 credit)




NATURAL SCIENCES COURSES
​​
Most colleges/universities require 4 credits (years) in the Natural Sciences
with at least one course having a lab portion.
I offer a variety of course options in several areas of the Natural Sciences to meet your child's needs and interests.

  An Introduction to Science 
  • What Is Science?: A Tour of the Sciences & Applying the Scientific Method (2 semesters, 1 credit with lab added at no extra cost)

  The Sciences of Earth (Each course is 1 semester, 1/2 credit. Combine any two and a lab portion for one is added at no extra cost.)
  • The Imbalance of Power: Nature vs. Humans
  • The Power of Nature: Harnessing Its Energies
  • The Geology of Our World: Past, Present, and Future
  • The Highest Highs and The Lowest Lows: Geology and Oceanography
  • Meteorology: The Science of Weather
  • Sharing Our World with Animals and Plants: An Introduction to Zoology and Botany
  • What Shakes Our World: Volcanology and Seismology
  • Dinosaurs: Not Your Average House Pets (Paleontology) 

  The Science of Space (Each course is 1 semester, 1/2 credit. Combine any two and a lab portion for one is added at no extra cost.)
  • Exploring Our Neighborhood: The Sun and Solar System--Astronomy
  • The History of Flight: From Icarus to the Edge of Space--Aeronautics 
  • Nuclear Superiority: Launching the Race for Space
  • Preparing to Go to the Moon: The Mercury and Gemini Missions
  • Getting to the Moon and Back Again: The Apollo Missions
  • Practicing for a Permanent Place in Space: Skylab and Soyuz
  • Returning to Space: The Shuttle Years
  • Preparing a Permanent Place in Space: The International Space Station
  • Viewing the Heavens: Chandra, Hubble, Compton, and Spitzer
  • Mars: Could We Live There?

  The Science of Who and What We Are and Why
  • Human Biology: Inside and Out (2 semesters, 1 credit with lab added at no extra cost)
  • Your Body's Health and What Affects It: Positively and Negatively (2 semesters, 1 credit with lab added at no extra cost)
  • Archaeology: Can You Dig It?* (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Why We Do What We Do: An Introduction to Psychology* (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • How Do We Live Together?: The Sciences of Anthropology and Sociology* (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Marketing: What You Buy and Why* (1 semester, 1/2 credit)
  • Extending Our Intelligence: The History and Future of Computers and Robotics (1 semester, 1/2 credit)

     * Items marked with the asterisk can be used for credits in the social sciences, as well as natural sciences.


1 semester: 15 Weeks: $75

2 semesters: 30 Weeks: $150



Please contact me for course descriptions and 
if you have any questions. 

dbyers3@centurylink.net

Please use the document below to see the book selections for Great Books, 
American Literature, and British Literature. 

Please contact me for course descriptions 
and if you have any questions. 

dbyers3@centurylink.net


Please see this excerpt of an English class syllabus 
to see how courses are designed. 
All course syllabi are designed
 similarly for all subject areas. 


1 semester: 15 Weeks: $75  
2 semesters: 30 Weeks: $150

Please complete the registration form and mail to the address noted on the top of the form. Checks or money orders only, please.
Please complete the registration form and mail to the address noted on the top of the form. Checks or money orders only, please.

Please ask me about my 
FREE poetry course!

It's 15 Weeks long and earns
1/2 high school credit in English!

dbyers3@centurylink.net


Now Enrolling for 2017!

You create the schedule
you need to meet 
your family's needs.

I teach the courses you want
following the schedule 
you create!

Please contact me today
 with any questions! 

dbyers3@centurylink.net


Please contact me today
 with any questions! 

Ask about my free courses
and free writing evaluation.

dbyers3@centurylink.net

Please complete the registration form and mail to the address noted on the top of the form. Checks or money orders only, please.

Now Enrolling for 2017!

You create the schedule
you need to meet 
your family's needs.

I teach the courses you want
following the schedule 
you create!

Please contact me today
 with any questions! 

dbyers3@centurylink.net


Now Enrolling for 2017!

You create the schedule
you need to meet 
your family's needs.

I teach the courses you want
following the schedule 
you create!

Please contact me today
 with any questions! 

dbyers3@centurylink.net