Middle School Courses

Integrated Approach vs. Subjects:
Rolling Acres School curriculum exceeds the goals of most Middle School humanities programs; however, our integrated approach means that there is not a direct one-to-one correlation with curricula that utilize a division by "subjects." Nonetheless, we offer this table to help plan for your academic needs and to craft your transcripts to fulfill state requirements. We recommend the following courses for grades 7–9.

Notes about Great Books

  • Courses include literature, philosophy, and theology
  • Home Study Course in History is included with each enrollment
  • Courses can be taken in any order

Notes about Trivium Studies

  • Courses teach students how to use the building blocks of lanuage to formulate true and accurate statements
  • TS1-3 compliment science because they deal in proof, validity, argumentation, and identifying fallacies. 

Notes about Languages

  • All language courses focus upon the mastery of English grammar

Primer Courses for Entering 6th and 7th Graders

Primer? Our Primer courses are intended to help 6th–7th grade students learn the skills necessary to be independent learners while introducing them to curricular content. These classes teach important habits of mind for study and introduce strategies to develop memory. Class time is spent on drilling content with direct instructor feedback.

Great Books Primer
Latin Primer
Logic Primer