Classical Education
Academic Program

List of 9 items.

  • Kindegarten

    Core Scripture: 

    • The Golden Rule (Matthew 7:12)
    • Genesis 1:1

    Core Poetry:

    • "Rain" Robert L. Stevenson
    • "Tommy" Gwendolyn Brooks
    • "Lambs at Play" Christina Rossetti
    • "I'd Leave" Andrew Lang
    • "The Little Turtle" Vachel Lindsay
    • "Be Even Tempered" Alice Joyce Davidson

    Core History:

    • "Continents Song"

    Core Song:

    • "My Country, 'Tis of Thee"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • Mother Goose Rhymes
  • Grade 1

    Core Scripture:

    • John 3:16-17
    • Psalm 23

    Core Poetry:

    • "I'm Nobody!" Emily Dickenson
    • "What Can Lambkins Do? Christina Rossetti
    • "Hearts Are Like Doors" Anonymous
    • "The Swing" Robert L. Stevenson
    • "If All the Trees Were Oaks" Unknown
    • "Who Has Seen the Wind" Christina Rossetti

    Core History:
    • "Presidents Song"

    Core Song:

    • "The Doxology"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod" Eugene Field
    • "I Do Not Mind You, Winter Wind" Jack Prelutsky
  • Grade 2

    Core Scripture:

    • The Ten Commandments
    • Psalm 27:1-4

    Core Poetry:

    • "A Christmas Carol" G.K. Chesterton
    • "The Hayloft" Robert L. Stevenson
    • "The Pasture" Robert Frost
    • "My Gift" Christina Rossetti
    • "The Christening" A.A. Milne
    • "Little Things" Julia A. Carney

    Core History:

    • "States Song"

    Core Song:

    • "'Tis a Gift to Be Simple"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "At the Zoo" A. A. Milne
    • "All Things Bright and Beautiful" Cecil Frances Alexander
  • Grade 3

    Core Scripture:

    • The Beatitudes
    • Psalm 100

    Core Poetry:

    • "Seasons" Christina Rossetti
    • "The Arrow and the Song" Henry W. Longfellow
    • "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening" Robert Frost
    • "The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls" Henry W. Longfellow
    • "The Eagle" Alfred Lord Tennyson
    • "How Doth the Little Busy Bee" Isaac Watts

    Core History:

    • Preamble to the Constitution

    Core Song:

    • "You're a Grand Old Flag"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "Casey at the Bat" Ernest L. Thayer
    • "Christopher Columbus" Stephen V. Benet
    • "Pocahontas" Rosemary C. Benet
    • "Try, Try Again" T.H. Palmer
  • Grade 4

    Core Scripture:

    • Psalm 1
    • Psalm 8

    Core Poetry:

    • "The Tyger" William Blake
    • "The Violet" Jane Taylor
    • "Be Strong!" Malthie Davenport Babcock
    • "The Shepard Boy's Song" John Bunyan
    • "The Fool's Prayer" Edward R. Sill
    • "Paul Revere's Ride" Henry W. Longfellow

    Core History:

    • Preamble to the Declaration of Independence

    Core Song:

    • "Amazing Grace"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "The Lowest Place" Christina Rossetti
    • "Lines Written in March" William Wordsworth
    • "Lochinvar" Sir Walter Scott
    • "Prayer of Saint Francis" 
  • Grade 5

    Core Scripture:

    • John 15:5-12
    • Psalm 96

    Core Poetry:

    • "The Builders" Henry W. Longfellow
    • "Consider" Christina Rosetti
    • "Nobility" Alice Cary
    • "The Road Not Taken" Robert Frost
    • "Sea Fever" John Masefield
    • "The Destruction of Sennacherib" George G. Byron

    Core History:

    • The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln

    Core Song:

    • "The Star Spangled Banner"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "An Old Woman of the Roads" Padraic Colum
    • "Old Ironsides" Oliver W. Holmes
    • "The Bells" Edgar A. Poe
    • "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" William Wordsworth
  • Grade 6

    Core Scripture:

    • 1 Corinthians 13:4-13
    • Psalm 18:1-6

    Core Poetry:

    • "O Captain! My Captain!" Walt Whitman
    • "Concord Hymn" Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • "In School Days" John Greenleaf Whitter
    • "The Charge of the Light Brigade" Alfred Lord Tennyson
    • "Loss and Gain" Henry W. Longfellow
    • "Composed upon Westminster Bridge" William Wordsworth

    Core History:

    • "I Have a Dream" (Selections) Martin Luther King Jr.

    Core Song:

    • "God Bless America"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "America for Me" Henry Van Dyke
    • "The Elixir" George Herbert
    • "The Height of the Ridiculous" Oliver Wendall Holmes
    • John F. Kennedy's Inauguration Speech
  • Grade 7

    Core Scripture:

    • Romans 8:1-8
    • Psalm 139:1-12

    Core Poetry:

    • "If" Rudyard Kipling
    • "The World is Too Much with Us" William Wordsworth
    • "Solitude" Ella W. Wilcox
    • "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" W.B. Yeats
    • "Ozymandius" Percy B. Shelley
    • "The Kraken" Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Core History:

    • Marc Antony's Speech - Shakespeare's "Julias Ceasar" 

    Core Song:
    • "America the Beautiful" 

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "The War Inevitable" Patrick Henry
    • "The World" Christina Rossetti
    • "Horatius" Thomas B. Macaulay
    • "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" Emily Dickenson
    • "There are Gains for All Our Losses" R. H. Stoddard
    • "The Barefoot Boy" John Greenleaf Whitter
  • Grade 8

    Core Scripture:

    • Psalm 19
    • Isaiah 53:4-8

    Core Poetry:

    • "Pied Beauty" Gerard Manley Hopkins
    • Shylock's Speech Act 3, Scene 1 from William Shakespear's "Merchant of Venice" 
    • "Sonnet 18" William Shakespeare
    • "To Autumn" John Keats
    • "Up-Hill" Christina Rossetti
    • "Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night" Dylan Thomas

    Core History:

    • St Crispin's Day Speech - Shakespeare's "Henry V"

    Core Song:

    • "Navy Hymn"

    Required Poetry Reading:

    • "Lines Written in Early Spring" Willliam Wordsworth
    • "The World" George Herbert
    • "How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix" Robert Browning
    • "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" John Milton
    • "The Things That Will Not Die" Edward Rowland Sill
    • "Sonnet 19" William Shakespeare

Contact

Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
 
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
 
All Other Inquiries:
School Office
(307) 201-5040






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