High School, Bridge & Elective Classes

Required Text List, Lab Fees and Supplies 

 ~ 2019-2020~

 

Accounting

--Material Fee:  $5 (for class copies) Paid directly to the teacher a the beginning of the school year

Advanced Biology 

(one text and one student notebook required as below)

Apologia-The Human Body (Advanced Biology) Student Textbook, 2nd Edition

ISBN# ISBN-13: 9781935495727

Exploring Creation with Advanced Biology: The Human Body, 2nd Edition Student Notebook

ISBN-13: 9781940110387

Reduced prices can be found at www.christianbook.com

​--Lab Fee: $30 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year​

Advanced Writing

Text:  TBA

​Algebra 1

Algebra 1 for Christian Schools; 2nd Edition

Bob Jones University Press 2000

ISBN#1-57924-325-8 for hardback; some texts available from teacher for $5 rental fee per year

#978-1-59166-643-1 for softcover; some texts available from teacher for $5 rental fee per year

Permission has been granted by BJU Press to reproduce/scan the tests and quizzes to registered KDO students.  Scanned copies will be loaded on JupiterEd for students to print out.

​Algebra 2 

BJU Algebra II Text; 2nd Edition:  

ISBN - 978-1-59166-985-2

Bob Jones University Press

Can find used at:  https://www.amazon.com/Algebra-Student-Text-BJU-Press/dp/1591669855/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1534519498&sr=8-1&keywords=9781591669852

Do not need the test pack or quizzes.

American Government

Exploring Government by Ray Notgrass ISBN-13: 9781609991005

Exploring Government Quiz & Exam Book (2016 Edition) $3.95 @ CBD

Born Again by Charles Colson ISBN-13: 9780800794590

American Literature 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin  (https://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Benjamin-Franklin-Thrift-Editions/dp/0486290735/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488310073&sr=8-1&keywords=the+autobiography+of+benjamin+franklin)

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Our Town by Thornton Wilder

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Edgar Allen Poe stories/poems (teacher will provide)

 

Art Intro:  Basic Elements and Basic Principles

No text required

Supply List will be provided

--Material Fee:  $5.00 per student each semester; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school semester

 

Art:  Drawing and Painting I

No text required

Supply List will be provided

--Material Fee:  $10.00 per student; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

Art:  Recreational Fine Art

No text required

Supply List will be provided

--Material Fee:  $5.00 per student each semester; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school semester

 

Biology 

Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology (2nd Edition)

ISBN # 978-1-932012-54-5

Lower price at www.Christianbook.com 

--Lab Fee: $25 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

​Chemistry 

Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry; 2nd Edition

ISBN #: 978-1-932012-26-2

NOTE:  Textbook rental option:   Fee: $40 per book to use for the school year ($20 per book refunded when the textbook is returned to KDO in good condition)

If interested in renting the textbook, please e-mail the teacher, Mr. Bill Fay at  wnfay@comcast.net

--Lab Fee: $25 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

ChemProv

--Material Fee: $5 per student; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the semester

Creation Science 

Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis, Viewer Guide

Institute of Creation Research

ISBN: 978-1-935587590

This viewer guide accompanies the 12-episode DVD series Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis from the Institute for Creation Research. Appropriate for church, home or academic study, this guidebook reinforces and extends the learning points in the DVD.  $5.99

​--Material Fee: $15 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

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Drama:  The Canterbury Tales

--Material Fee: $5 per student; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the semester

Drama:  Radio Comedy and Drama

--Material Fee: $5 per student; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the semester

Elementary Science I (Grades 5-7): An Introduction to Chemistry and Physics

Young Explorer Series Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics ISBN 978-1-935495-98-7

Young Explorer Series Chemistry and Physics Notebooking Journal  ISBN 978-1-940110-05-9

--Material Fee:  $10 per student; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the semester

Fiber Arts

Student supplied materials

General Science

Exploring Creation with General Science; 2nd Edition from Apologia

Test Booklet for above book

--Lab fee: $20, paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the year

Geometry

BJU Geometry for Christian Schools

2nd Edition (ISBN #1-57924-236-7)  Or  3rd Edition (ISBN # 978-1-59166-347-8); some texts available from teacher for $5 rental fee for year

Test Packet:  Geometry test packets have just arrived from the publisher, and are available from the teacher for $6.25, payable to KDO Academy

Guitar

Steel or nylon string guitar with case

Guitar tuner

Guitar picks (any thickness)

Capo (any style)

Pencil or pen and note pad for taking notes

Lego Simple Machines per Semester

--Material Fee each semester:  $30.00   ($20 For use of Lego's kit at KDO & $10 Class Materials fee) paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

​Literature (Bridge Class) 

Required materials: 

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Carry on Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Lathan

Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor

Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Literature - Introduction to High School Literature

The Pearl by John Steinbeck
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Logic 

Fallacy Detective Workbook Edition 2015

ISBN: 978-0-9745315-7-1

The Amazing Doctor Ransom's Bestiary of Adorable Fallacies Flashcards. (Discounted at Rainbow Resource for $9.75)

Math FUNdamentals

Mastering Essential Math Skills book two
ISBN #9780966621129

We will also use additional worksheets; possible copy fee-will advise

Notebook and Pencil

Modern History

Mystery of History, vol. 4. Publication date: 2014

ISBN: 1892427303

Music Theory I and II for Song Writers

Materials: A Basic Guide to Music Theory for Song Writers by Patrick Wood (available through Amazon.com)

Pencil and notebook

Blank lined staff paper

New Testament I & II

Here is a recommended course list; not required:

One of the following Study Bibles will help you greatly in this class and more importantly in your personal study of Scripture:

ESV Study Bible

ISBN: 1433524619

Amazon – $25.35

NIV, Foundation Study Bible

ISBN: 0310441870

Amazon - $35.99

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture

ISBN: 0310431581

Amazon - $32.39

The Scofield Study Bible III, NKJV

ISBN: 0199795282

Amazon - $43.66

*Any study bible is a great place to start and no specific study bible is required, but some sort of study bible is recommended for both New Testament courses**

PA History

- My State Notebook: ABEKA Code Number 108731 (this is used as a template for their information)

     https://www.abeka.com/abekaonline/bookdescription.aspx?sbn=327441&childSbn=108731

- Student Booklet: $16.25 + shipping available at State History.net at 

    https://www.statehistory.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96_93&products_id=181

- Small 3-ring notebook

Note: teacher can get student booklet at a group discount rate of $15.00/ea with free shipping. A message with instructions, will be sent to the class through Jupiter.

Personal Finance

Foundations in Personal Finance for Homeschool Student Text Workbook

http://www.daveramsey.com/store/kids-teens/home-school/foundations-homeschool-student-text/prodFOUHOMESTUTEXT.html

3 ring binder (1") for homework papers

--Material Fee:  $10.00 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

 

​Physical Science

Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science Textbook; 2nd Edition

Test booklet: Solutions and Tests for Exploring Creation with Physical Science; 2nd Edition

--Lab Fee: $30 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

 

Philosophy

How to Ruin Your Life by 30 by Steve Farrar - Purchase; need for class

Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder - Purchase or view online for free; need for class

 

Physics 

Exploring Creation with Physics Student Textbook; Apologia 2nd Edition #978-1-932012-42-2

ISBN: 1-932012-42-7

Exploring Creation with Physics Test Booklet #978-1932012-44-6

Safety Glasses or Goggles

--Lab Fee: $50 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

 

​Pre-Algebra 

BJU Pre Algebra 2nd edition text ISBN 978-1-59166-546-5
BJU Pre Algebra 2nd edition student activities ISBN 978-1-59166-747-6

Pre-Calculus 

BJU Algebra II Text:   ISBN 1-57924-654-0 (Bob Jones book)

BJU Pre-Calculus Text:  ISBN 978-1-57924-386-9

Psychology 

Psychology: A Christian Perspective Dr. Tim Rice 

ISBN-13: 978-0981558721

SAT Prep

-Tooth and Nail A Novel Approach to the SAT (Yes, you may buy this used for about $4 on Amazon)
ISBN-10: 0156013827
ISBN-13: 978-0156013826
-Cliff Notes SAT Cram Plan 3rd 
ISBN-10: 0544577914
ISBN-13: 978-0544577916

Personal Laptop

Calculator link: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/calculator-policy

Seven Habits of a Successful Student 

Students need 3 things:

-SOAR Study Skills Book

-Planner

-Binder System

See detailed information below

(1):  SOAR Study Skills Book; 1st Edition; Jan 2017 (NOT the 2006 edition)  ISBN-13: 978-0977428007

     https://www.amazon.com/Skills-Simple-Efficient-System-Getting/dp/0977428001/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?    keywords=SOAR+Study+Skills%3B+A+Simple+and+Efficient+System+for+Getting+Better+Grades+in+Less+Time+2nd+editioin&qid=1549941465&s=books&sr=1-1-fkmr0

(2):  Student planner/calendar (showing a week at a time)

(3):  Binder System

If keeping all KDO subjects in one binder then get:

-3 ring binder (1 1/2") (with pockets on the inside & back flap)

-3 hole punched poly folders (ie: Avery Poly Binder pockets) 1 per subject

If keeping a separate notebook for each KDO subject then get:

-(1) 3 ring binder (1" or whatever size is required) per subject  (with pockets on the inside and back flap)

--Notebook paper   

Sign Language (American Sign Language) I 

Signing Naturally Units 1-6 Student Set

ISBN: 978-1-58121-210-5

The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

ISBN: 1-56368-043-2

Access to the internet:  Students will be required to watch Sign Language videos from different websites.

Video recording device (cell phone, webcam, camera or video camera).  Some of the work will require the students to submit videos.

It is helpful to have access to Skyp, FaceTime or another source video phone.  This is a visual language and students are encouraged to contact teacher through one of these methods if clarification is needed.

​Spanish 1 

$20 Rental fee for all required curriculum AND

$30 Deposit fee (refunded upon acceptable return of books at the end of the KDO year)

--Rental and Deposit fee paid directly to the teacher on the first day of class. 

Curriculum rental includes: Spanish 1 Mini-Stories Textbook, and 4 mini-novels (Pobre Ana, Patricia va a California, Casi se muere, and El viaje de su vida)

Spanish II - Conversation

$20 Rental fee for all required curriculum AND

$30 Deposit fee (refunded upon acceptable return of books at the end of the KDO year)

--Rental and Deposit fee paid directly to the teacher on the first day of class. 

Curriculum rental includes:  Spanish 2 Mini-Stories Textbook, and 4 mini-novels (Mi propio auto, Donde está Eduardo, El viaje perdido, and Viva el toro)

​Speech-Bridge  

Public Speaking: A Student Guide by Katherine Pebley O’Neil 

Survival Class 

Show Me How To Survive by Joseph Pred  ISBN-13: 978-1616281328

Basher Five-Two: The True Story of F-16 Fighter Pilot Captain Scott O'Grady by Scott O’Grady ISBN-13: 978-0440413134

Lost on a Mountain in Maine by Don Fendler ISBN-13: 978-0688115739 OR Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness graphic novel by Don Fendler ISBN-13: 978-0892729456

--Material Fee:  $7.00 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

Travel Troupers
AROUND THE WORLD IN 180 DAYS-2nd edition of student workbook
Vendor: Apologia Educational Ministries
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN-13: 9781935495581

--Material Fee:  $5.00 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

United States History 

United States History Student Text (4th ed.)

Bob Jones University Press; ISBN - 978-1-60682-005-6  

Autobiography of Booker T. Washington:  Up From Slavery (need for book report)

​3 ring binder (1") with 7 write-on dividers

--Materials Fee:  $10 for classroom handouts paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of class

​World History 

Semester I: Exploring World History Part I (Updated Edition by Notgrass Company 2014)

ISBN-13: 9781609990619

Semester 2: Exploring World History Part 2 (Updated Edition by Notgrass Company 2014)

ISBN-13: 9781609990626

*Students WILL need to purchase the World History Quiz and Exam Book. This will be given to the teacher on the first day of class.

ISBN-9781609990725

Students will NOT need to purchase the following coordinating products: In Their Words, Student Review book or the answer key.

World Literature 

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Animal Farm  by George Orwell

The Hiding Place  by Corrie ten Boom

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

The Odyssey by Homer

Beowulf

Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare

Macbeth by Shakespeare

Great Expectations by Dickens

The Death of Ivan Ilych by Tolstoy

World Geography

KDO World Geography students will use the North Star Geography by Tyler Hogan textbook, maps, etc., which will be disseminated digitally from the teacher for only $20 per student. This fee will be due to the teacher between weeks 1-2 of the school year.  Please go here to take a look at this incredible course:  https://www.tylerhogan.com/product/north-star-geography/ 

Worship & Music

--Material Fee:  $15.00 Paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the school year

 

​Write Shop Jr  

Write Shop Junior Book E Student Activity Pack

Write Shop I 

Write Shop I Student Workbook (Blue)

Write Shop II 

Write Shop II Student Workbook (Red)

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 11th Edition

Writing with Purpose

Grammar Made Easy: Writing a Step Above by Connie Schenkelberg (most easily attained as an electronic download via TeacherPayTeacher)

--Material Fee:  $7 for student workbook; paid directly to the teacher at the beginning of the year