MICHAELS  HOMESCHOOL  ACADEMY

                      

  Michaels Homeschool Association
               of Chattanooga                    

Put God First

Economics/Government Classes

                                           ECONOMICS / GOVERNMENT CLASSES


We are delighted to be able to provide Economics and Government classes for our high school students this coming fall and spring semesters. As God continues to expand our ministry, we are eternally thankful for His vision and His provisions. Once again, we have done our best to keep our fees reasonable and affordable for our home school community. Our schedule and fees are as follows: (Please see below for a description of each course) 


Course: Economics (fall semester only)              

Grade Level: 9th - 12th grade

Day/Time: Thursdays @ 8:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Cost: $65 per month per child + $35 registration fee

Book(s): Bob Jones Economics (2nd Edition - 2009) ISBN 9781591664116. You can purchase this book used online through Amazon.com, AbeBooks.com, half.com, etc. Please make sure the ISBN numbers match. 

Instructor: Mr. Frank Johnson



Course: Government (spring semester only)

Grade Level: 9th - 12th grade

Day/Time: Wednesdays @ 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Cost: $65 per month per child + $35 registration fee

Book(s): Abeka American Government in Christian Perspective (2nd Edition - 1997) ASIN: B00E8S41AK . You can purchase this book used online through Amazon.com, AbeBooks.com, half.com, etc. Please be sure to purchase the 2nd edition. If you need any help finding the correct book, contact us and we will be happy to help.   

Instructor: Mrs. Lindsey Howell



*Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Howell will be available for "Question/Answer" sessions regarding weekly homework via email, phone, or by personal appointment at our facility, if necessary.* 


Course Description


Economics (9th - 12th grade) - fall semester only

This course introduces and explores key principles of economics from household purchases to the stock market. Each chapter includes personal finance sections which explain important economic principles and provide practical information about budgeting, banking, debt, credit and interest. Students will also learn about issues related to national economic systems and policies. Students will be encouraged to take notes in class and ask questions both during class time and during the week via phone, email, or by designated personal sessions. There will be homework each week that will be graded by both completion and accuracy. Students will also be graded on tests, quizzes, and potential projects. 


Government (9th - 12th grade) - spring semester only

This course will show your student the firm Christian foundation that the United States was founded upon through a one-semester study and exploration of American Government and Politics. Students will cover such topics as the founding of America along with detailed presentation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, branches of government, American federalism, laws, public policies, state and local government and current events. Your child will also be able to see the emphasis on limited government that was intended by the Founding Fathers and be able to better explain government processes and procedures as well as the responsibilities that citizens have to the government. Students will also see how the United States allows her citizens the unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Your student will be encouraged to take notes in class and ask questions both during class time and during the week via phone, email, or by designated personal sessions. There will be homework each week that will be graded by both completion and accuracy. Students will also be graded on tests, quizzes, and potential projects. Related field trips are being considered.