Location

 

Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 8600 Potter Road in Weddington

(where Potter Road and Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road meet, at the roundabout)

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Contact

For questions regarding Tutorials
(Instructor-led 8th grade - High school) shanantutorials@gmail.com 

For questions regarding Co-op
(Parent-led Birth - 8th grade) contact: shananclassicalcoop@gmail.com

About Shanan

Course Offerings

Math

Pre-Algebra - Tutor: Joy Baker

An introduction to algebra that includes geometry. Topics covered include prime and composite numbers, fractions and decimals, order of operations, coordinates, exponents, square roots, ratios, algebraic phrases, probability, the Pythagorean Theorem, and more.

Prerequisite: Saxon Math 76 is not a prerequisite for this class, but successful completion of Saxon Math 76 is a good sign of readiness for Algebra ½. 

Textbook Requirements: Saxon Algebra ½, (must be Third Edition), textbook and tests and answer key books. Text will be available for rent for 10$ payable to Shanan Classical (tests and answer key books will need to be purchased separately)

Annual Tuition: $350

Geometry - Tutor: Paula Bostrom

The geometry class will cover traditional formal geometry with an emphasis on clear logical thinking and proof. Students will learn definitions of geometric terms, the structure and implementation of direct and indirect proofs, properties of geometric shapes, and constructions using a compass and straight edge.

The geometry textbook is Jacobs Geometry 2nd edition ISBN-13: 978-0716717454. Text will be available for rent for 10$ payable to Shanan Classical.  

Students should also have a protractor and compass.

Honors option available

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: All grades

Annual Tuition: $580

Algebra 1 – Tutor:  Mr. Shawn Hill

Are you tired of the constant daily battle when it comes to math time?  Do you cringe when you hear the sighs coming from your child when you mention math?  Are you at your wits end trying to scramble to find a way to explain those math  concepts that you haven't touched in over 20 years?  Then this class is what you have been searching for!!  This class takes some of the drudgery out of math that is so common among our children. Your child will find math more enjoyable in a subject that for many is quite frankly unpleasant!  When your child successfully completes this course, they will have the necessary foundation for approaching much higher level math courses. This is a course that involves the mastery of math concepts including operations with real numbers, solving equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponential operations, factoring, functions, systems of equations and inequalities, linear equations, and quadratic equations. 

Textbook: Saxon Algebra 1, 3rd Ed./ Saxon Algebra 1 Test Book, 3rd Ed. text will be available for rent for 10$ payable to Shanan Classical. (test books will need to be purchased separately)


Supplies: Scientific Calculator 1 inch 3-ring binder, 3 tab dividers, loose-leaf paper, graph paper, pencils

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: 8th grade and above

Annual Tuition: $580

Algebra II – Tutor: Mr. Shawn Hill

Are you tired of the constant daily battle when it comes to math time? Are you at your wits end trying to scramble to find a way to explain those math  concepts that you haven't touched in over 20 years?  Then this class is what you have been searching for!!  This class takes some of the drudgery out of math that is so common among our children. Your child will find math more enjoyable in a subject that for many is quite frankly unpleasant!  This class includes a review and expansion of Algebra I concepts, irrational and complex numbers, quadratic equations, functions, and problem solving.  When a student successfully completes this class, they are prepared to take a college math course. 

Textbook: Saxon Algebra 2, 3rd Edition/ Saxon Algebra 2 Test Book 3rd Ed. text will be available for rent for 15$ payable to Shanan Classical. (test books will need to be purchased separately)

Supplies: Scientific Calculator 1 inch 3-ring binder, 3 tab dividers, loose-leaf paper, graph paper, pencils

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: Recommended Sophomores and above

Annual Tuition: $580

Personal Finance/Consumer Math - Tutor: Mr. Shawn Hill

Needful and yet practical, this is a math class that every student should take before they graduate from high school.  The topics that are covered will last your child a lifetime, preparing them to make wise financial and consumer choices.     

The topics covered include but are not limited to the following:

  • Money – The Basics

  • Setting Financial Goals

  • Budgeting

  • Saving and Investing

  • Credit/Debt

  • Financial Institutions and the services they provide

  • Insurance

  • Careers

  • Taxes

 

Textbook: 7 Sisters Homeschool Financial Literacy from a Christian Perspective ***Do not purchase individually, as students will purchase together closer to the school year for a significant group discount***  

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Annual Tuition: $580