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  • Courses on this page are listed in alphabetical order by course title. Your academic advisor will prepare a personalized list of course recommendations after evaluating your student's skills assessment. Detailed book ordering information will be provided in the packet prepared by your academic advisor.
  • Order materials through the links to Amazon and a percentage of any purchase you make will go to help support St. Thomas Aquinas Academy. An Amazon search box is also available at the very bottom of this page.
  • This page is a simple list of the materials mentioned in the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy course plans. Member families are encouraged to reference their academic packets for the ordering information, course pacing, and weekly lessons plans intended for their students before ordering books.
  • Log in to the Student Zone to order STAA Study Guides and access downloads and supports for member families.

 

 

COURSE NO. FA -589

AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC

 

The American Song Treasury: 100 Favorites (Dover Song Collections)

  • Author: Theodore Raph
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Publications, 1986. Print.
  • ISBN: 0486252221        978-0486252223
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

406 pages; 6 sections; musical notation, lyrics, and history of each song; index of titles.

 

Wee Sing America Book and CD

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Price Stern Sloan, Inc., 2007. Songbook and CD set.
  • ISBN: 0843112794        978-0843112795
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

63 pages; 41 songs; simple musical notation and lyrics.

 


COURSE NO. FA -748

ART & ARCHITECTURE I (AA1-A)

 

The Story of Art: Pocket Edition (16th edition)

  • Author: E. H. Gombrich
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Phaidon Press, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0714847038        978-0714847030
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

1044 pages.

 

Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, 7th Edition [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Penelope J. E. Davies, et. al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2007, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 0131934554        978-0131934559
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

This is the four part volume; 1056 pages. The new copy of the 8th edition at full retail is $179; spending $30-75 on a new or used 7th edition is recommended. If you purchase the 8th edition the chapter numbers will line up but the page numbers will be different. This is a SECULAR, college textbook with large, full color pictures of fine art as well as of modern art. The chapters on modern art will not be studied.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Art-with-an-Active-Eye Notebook Worksheet

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2002. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log in to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Art with an Active Eye" in the search box or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link. Students can also find the worksheet in the 'Documents' folder of their course webpage. There is a grammar school and a high school version of this worksheet.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Course Plan Booklet: Three Semesters of Fine Arts

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY Art & Music • Art & Architecture I • Art & Architecture II. Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21172511.

 


COURSE NO. FA -750

ART & ARCHITECTURE II (AA2-A)

 

The Story of Art: Pocket Edition (16th edition)

  • Author: E. H. Gombrich
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Phaidon Press, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0714847038        978-0714847030
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

1044 pages.

 

Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, 7th Edition [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Penelope J. E. Davies, et. al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2007, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 0131934554        978-0131934559
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

This is the four part volume; 1056 pages. The new copy of the 8th edition at full retail is $179; spending $30-75 on a new or used 7th edition is recommended. If you purchase the 8th edition the chapter numbers will line up but the page numbers will be different. This is a SECULAR, college textbook with large, full color pictures of fine art as well as of modern art. The chapters on modern art will not be studied.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Art-with-an-Active-Eye Notebook Worksheet

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2002. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log in to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Art with an Active Eye" in the search box or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link. Students can also find the worksheet in the 'Documents' folder of their course webpage. There is a grammar school and a high school version of this worksheet.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

The Face of Jesus in Art

  • ISBN: 0769701809        
  • Supplier: Ignatius Press

From the publisher's website: "Narrated by Mel Gibson, Stacy Keach, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Neal and others, this Emmy-winning program traces the dramatically different ways in which Jesus has been represented in art by people throughout history and around the world. Spanning the early 3rd century to the present, and featuring some of the greatest works in the history of art, this sweeping program is an unprecedented travelogue of art and monuments. State-of-the-art digital technology virtually reconstructs precious works that were destroyed or lost."

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Picturing Mary

  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2006. DVD.
  • ISBN: 1594642664        
  • Supplier: Ignatius Press

From the publisher's website: "Narrated by Jane Seymour with dramatic readings by James Keach, this moving program takes viewers on an artistic journey spanning almost 2,000 years and crossing four continents. It visits museums, chapels & cathedrals to view rare and sacred masterpieces by such artists as Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Duccio in their original locations. These treasured artworks reveal the artist's expression of their personal devotion, and are an enduring testament to Mary as the sublime embodiment of the virtues of the human race."

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Course Plan Booklet: Three Semesters of Fine Arts

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY Art & Music • Art & Architecture I • Art & Architecture II. Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21172511.

 


COURSE NO. FA -042

ART & MUSIC (AR2-B)

 

ARTistic Pursuits Elementary 4-5 Book One, The Elements of Art and Composition (3rd edition)

  • Author: Brenda Ellis
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Artistic Pursuits Inc., 2013. Print.
  • ISBN: 193939404X        978-1939394040
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Plastic Comb: 92 pages; 3rd edition (2013)

 

 

Art &: A Teacher's Guide to Lessons and Activities for Fifth and Sixth Graders

  • Author: National Gallery of Art
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: National Gallery of Art

This is a free loaner program available from National Gallery of Art. The NGA provides this how-to PDF with information about how to create an account and borrow materials: https://learningresources.nga.gov:7008/Requesting_NGA_Programs.pdf. Go to www.nga.gov/education/learningresources/ and click the "Search Online Catalog" page to start. Do NOT use the search box at the top of the NGA webpages since that searches the site in general and not the educational resources. (Direct link to the "Art &" page: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/teachers/teaching-packets/art-and.html)

 

Artfully Teaching the Faith

  • Author: Steve Kellmeyer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Peoria, IL: Bridegroom Press, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 097181287X        978-0971812871
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

64 pages; see www.bridegroompress.com for the artwork.

 

 

Music and Moments with the Masters Year 1

  • Author: Cornerstone Curriculum
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cornerstone Curriculum, . Printed Guide with CDs.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Cornerstone Curriculum

8 cassettes or CDs, 2 per composer; study guide for all four years included in Year I set.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

SLIDE SHOWS: Music Appreciation for AR2-B

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online Slide Show.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Students: Log in to the Student Zone to access these slide shows. Teaching-Parents: Sign in to the Member Support Site and use the search box to look for "Music and Moments" to obtain ordering information about the music that will need to be purchased to accompany the slide shows.

 

The American Song Treasury: 100 Favorites (Dover Song Collections)

  • Author: Theodore Raph
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Publications, 1986. Print.
  • ISBN: 0486252221        978-0486252223
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

406 pages; 6 sections; musical notation, lyrics, and history of each song; index of titles.

 

Wee Sing America Book and CD

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Price Stern Sloan, Inc., 2007. Songbook and CD set.
  • ISBN: 0843112794        978-0843112795
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

63 pages; 41 songs; simple musical notation and lyrics.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Art-with-an-Active-Eye Notebook Worksheet

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2002. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log in to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Art with an Active Eye" in the search box or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link. Students can also find the worksheet in the 'Documents' folder of their course webpage. There is a grammar school and a high school version of this worksheet.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Music Vocabulary List

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2005. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log on to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Music Vocabulary" or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link on the navigation menu. Students can also find the download in the 'Documents' folder of the course webpage.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Course Plan Booklet: Three Semesters of Fine Arts

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY Art & Music • Art & Architecture I • Art & Architecture II. Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21172511.

 


COURSE NO. FA -303

ART APPREC & ANALYSIS

 

Faith and Life 1: Our Heavenly Father (Student Book)

  • Author: Daria Sockey
  • ISBN: 0898707048        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA; 1987, 2003; Imprimatur; 133 pgs.; 29 chapters; glossary; 5 apendices, 27 art plates with reference list; teacher manual and activity guide not needed.

 

Faith and Life 4: Jesus Our Guide (Student Book)

  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0898709075        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

Ignatius Press, San Fran, CA; 2003, 1987; Imprimatur; 168 pgs.; 30 chapters; glossary; 34 art plates with reference list; teacher manual and activity guide not needed.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Art-with-an-Active-Eye Notebook Worksheet

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2002. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log in to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Art with an Active Eye" in the search box or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link. Students can also find the worksheet in the 'Documents' folder of their course webpage. There is a grammar school and a high school version of this worksheet.

 


COURSE NO. FA -173

ART APPREC AND ANALYSIS

 

 

Art &: A Teacher's Guide to Lessons and Activities for Fifth and Sixth Graders

  • Author: National Gallery of Art
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: National Gallery of Art

This is a free loaner program available from National Gallery of Art. The NGA provides this how-to PDF with information about how to create an account and borrow materials: https://learningresources.nga.gov:7008/Requesting_NGA_Programs.pdf. Go to www.nga.gov/education/learningresources/ and click the "Search Online Catalog" page to start. Do NOT use the search box at the top of the NGA webpages since that searches the site in general and not the educational resources. (Direct link to the "Art &" page: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/teachers/teaching-packets/art-and.html)

 


COURSE NO. FA -226

ART APPREC I

 

Five in a Row, Volume 1

  • Author: Jane Claire Lambert
  • Publisher/Copyright: Grandview, MO: Five in a Row Publishing, 1997, 1994. .
  • ISBN: 1888659009        9781888659009
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

151 pgs.; 19 book units; Introductions, Instructions, Index, Glossary; 16 short appendices; craft and activity patterns and notes. (Older editions will work just as well.)

 


COURSE NO. FA -659

ART APPREC II

 

How to Use Child Size Masterpieces

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 093919516X        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Parent Child Press, Hollidaysburg, PA; 72 pgs.; teacher notes and three appendices; 8 steps/lessons.

 

Child Size Masterpieces: Postcard Set 1

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0960101675        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Child Size Masterpieces: Postcard Set 2

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0960101683        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Child Size Masterpieces: Postcard Set 3

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0960101691        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Child Size Masterpieces: Postcard Set 4

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0939195003        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Child Size Masterpieces: Postcard Set 5

  • Author: Aline D. Wolf
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0939195011        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 


COURSE NO. FA -344

ART APPREC/SACRED ART

 

 

Art Masterpieces: A Liturgical Collection

  • ISBN: not assigned        
  • Supplier: Catholic Heritage Curricula

Collection includes 10 art prints and a short instructional guide.

 


COURSE NO. FA -318

ART APPRECIATION

 

A Child’s Book of Art: Great Pictures, First Words

  • Author: Lucy Micklethwait; illustrated by Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Degas, van Eyk, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: London, UK: DK Publ., Inc, 1993. Print.
  • ISBN: 1564582035        978-1564582034
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

64 pages; notes to parents/plan of study; Appendix (Picture List) Age Range: 7 - 17 years Grade Level: 2 - 12

 


COURSE NO. FA -645

ART APPRECIATION

 

 

Learning to Appreciate Art

  • Author: Catholic Heritage Curricula
  • Publisher/Copyright: Modesto, CA: Catholic Heritage Curricula, . .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Catholic Heritage Curricula

Set includes 60-page student workbook and binder plus packet of 37 art reproductions in varying sizes.

 

Artfully Teaching the Faith

  • Author: Steve Kellmeyer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Peoria, IL: Bridegroom Press, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 097181287X        978-0971812871
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

64 pages; see www.bridegroompress.com for the artwork.

 


COURSE NO. FA -263

ART HISTORY

 

 

Taking the Mystery Out of Studying Art History

  • Author: Jennifer Steward
  • ISBN: unassigned        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Steward Ship, Garden Valley, CA; 1995; no isbn; plastic spine w/62 pages; 16 units

 

Usborne Story of Painting: Cave Painting to Modern Art [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Anthea Peppin
  • ISBN: 0860204413        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

32 pages; E.D.C. Publishing (August 1980)

 

I, Juan De Pareja

  • Author: Elizabeth Borton De Trevino
  • ISBN: 0374435251        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

180 pages; Farrar Straus Giroux; Reprint edition (November 1984)

 

Start Exploring Masterpieces - A Fact-Filled Coloring Book

  • Author: Steven Zorn
  • ISBN: 0762440759        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

128 pages; Running Press Book Publishers; Bk and Poster edition (March 1, 2001)

 


COURSE NO. FA -181

ART PRAC AND ANALYSIS

 

ARTistic Pursuits Elementary 4-5 Book One, The Elements of Art and Composition (3rd edition)

  • Author: Brenda Ellis
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Artistic Pursuits Inc., 2013. Print.
  • ISBN: 193939404X        978-1939394040
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Plastic Comb: 92 pages; 3rd edition (2013)

 


COURSE NO. FA -693

ART PRAC&INTRO TO DRAFTING

 

Complete-A-Sketch: Volume 1, Orthographic

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Insight Technical Education, 1999. .
  • ISBN: 0972205802        978-0972205801
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Complete-A-Sketch: Volume 2, Isometric

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Insight Technical Education, 1999. .
  • ISBN: 0972205810        978-0972205818
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Complete-A-Sketch: Volume 3, Perspective

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Insight Technical Education, 1999. .
  • ISBN: 0972205829        978-0972205825
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Complete-A-Sketch: Vision-Dexterity-Focus

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0972205845        978-0972205849
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

57 pages

 

Practical Drafting: Applied Engineering Graphics

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0972205837        978-0972205832
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Spiral-bound; 136 pages

 

Practical Graphic Design

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0972205853        978-0972205856
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Spiral-bound; 153.0 pages

 

 

Complete-A-Sketch 1-2-3 on CD

  • Author: Mel Peterman
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Insight Technical Education, 1999. Compact Disc (CD).
  • ISBN:        978-0975528037
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 


COURSE NO. FA -190

ART PRACTICE

 

 

Drawing Textbook

  • Author: Bruce McIntyre
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Audio-Visual Drawing Program, Ridgecrest, CA; 1995; 60 pages; 37 lessons; 222 activities; teacher notes included; appendices in the back

 


COURSE NO. FA -230

ART PRACTICE

 

Draw Write Now! #6: Animals and Habitats on Land, Ponds and Rivers, and Oceans

  • Author: Marie Hablitzel and Kim Stitzer
  • ISBN: 0963930761        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Barker Creek Publ., Inc., Poulsbo, WA; 1999; 64 pgs.; 21 projects; teacher notes; 3 lesson extensions; 3 art lessons re horizon lines and backgrounds.

 


COURSE NO. FA -231

ART PRACTICE

 

Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals

  • Author: Ed Emberley
  • ISBN: 0316789798        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

32 pages; Little, Brown Young Readers (April 5, 2006); 50 activities; notes to students.

 


COURSE NO. FA -290

ART PRACTICE

 

 

Art With a Purpose: Artpac 3

  • Author: Myron and Rachel Weaver
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Share-a-Care Publications, Reinholds, PA; 1992; 36 projects and activities; simple teacher guide included; patterns and worksheets for every project and activity.

 

 

Art With a Purpose: Artpac 4

  • Author: Myron and Rachel Weaver
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Share-a-Care Publications, Reinholds, PA; 1992; 36 projects and activities; simple teacher guide included; patterns and worksheets for every project and activity.

 


COURSE NO. FA -332

ART PRACTICE

 

Draw Squad

  • Author: Mark Kistler
  • ISBN: 0671656945        978-067165942
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

A Fireside Book, published by Simon and Schuster, New York, NY; 1988; 250 pages; 8 chapters; 30 multiple-step lessons; introductory notes, teacher’s notes, evaluation guide

 


COURSE NO. FA -333

ART PRACTICE

 

Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station

  • Author: Mark Kistler
  • ISBN: 0671500139        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

288 pages; Fireside (December 2, 1994)

 


COURSE NO. FA -408

ART PRACTICE

 

 

Drawing Textbook

  • Author: Bruce McIntyre
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Audio-Visual Drawing Program, Ridgecrest, CA; 1995; 60 pages; 37 lessons; 222 activities; teacher notes included; appendices in the back

 

Draw Squad

  • Author: Mark Kistler
  • ISBN: 0671656945        978-067165942
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

A Fireside Book, published by Simon and Schuster, New York, NY; 1988; 250 pages; 8 chapters; 30 multiple-step lessons; introductory notes, teacher’s notes, evaluation guide

 

Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station

  • Author: Mark Kistler
  • ISBN: 0671500139        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

288 pages; Fireside (December 2, 1994)

 


COURSE NO. FA -183

CLASSICAL PICTURE STUDIES

 

Primary Language Lessons

  • Author: Emma Serl
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lake Wales, FL: Lost Classics Book Company, 1997, 1911. .
  • ISBN: 0965273512        978-0965273510
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

148 pages; 164 lessons.

 


COURSE NO. FA -305

DRAWING TECHNIQUE

 

How Great Thou Art I

  • Author: Barry Stebbing
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0970040547        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

How Great Thou Art Publications (1999)

 

How Great Thou Art I and II, Teacher’s Manual

  • Author: Barry Stebbing
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

How Great Thou Art; 2000

 


COURSE NO. FA -725

GREEK PLAYWRIGHTS (GPW-A)

 

Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Aeschylus II: The Suppliant Maidens, The Persians, Seven against Thebes, and Prometheus Bound

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Print.
  • Translator: Seth G. Benardete, David Grene
  • ISBN: 0226307948        978-0226307947
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages

 

Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)

  • Author: Euripides
  • Publisher/Copyright: Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, R. Pullins & Company, Inc., 2004. Print.
  • Translator: Stephen Esposito, A.J. Podlecki, Michael R. Halleran
  • ISBN: 158510048X        978-1585100484
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 pages.

 

Aristophanes: Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata

  • Author: Aristophanes
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Plume, 1994. .
  • Translator: William Arrowsmith, Richmond Lattimore, and Douglass Parker
  • ISBN: 0452007178        978-0452007178
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

624 pages; Plume (November 1, 1984) May 1994 edition. 1st Meridian Printing

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy Via Plato's Apology

  • Author: Peter Kreeft
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2002. Print.
  • ISBN: 0898709253        978-0898709254
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

100 Pages

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. FA -726

GREEK PLAYWRIGHTS (GPW-B)

 

Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Aeschylus II: The Suppliant Maidens, The Persians, Seven against Thebes, and Prometheus Bound

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Print.
  • Translator: Seth G. Benardete, David Grene
  • ISBN: 0226307948        978-0226307947
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages

 

Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)

  • Author: Euripides
  • Publisher/Copyright: Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, R. Pullins & Company, Inc., 2004. Print.
  • Translator: Stephen Esposito, A.J. Podlecki, Michael R. Halleran
  • ISBN: 158510048X        978-1585100484
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 pages.

 

Aristophanes: Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata

  • Author: Aristophanes
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Plume, 1994. .
  • Translator: William Arrowsmith, Richmond Lattimore, and Douglass Parker
  • ISBN: 0452007178        978-0452007178
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

624 pages; Plume (November 1, 1984) May 1994 edition. 1st Meridian Printing

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy Via Plato's Apology

  • Author: Peter Kreeft
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2002. Print.
  • ISBN: 0898709253        978-0898709254
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

100 Pages

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. FA -180

MUSIC APPRECIATION

 

 

Music and Moments with the Masters Year 1

  • Author: Cornerstone Curriculum
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cornerstone Curriculum, . Printed Guide with CDs.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Cornerstone Curriculum

8 cassettes or CDs, 2 per composer; study guide for all four years included in Year I set.

 

Musical Instruments Coloring Book

  • Author: Ellen J. McHenry
  • ISBN: 0486287858        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

48 pages; Dover Publications (October 19, 1995)

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Music Vocabulary List

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2005. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log on to the Member Support Site at www.staahomeschool.com/members and search for "Music Vocabulary" or click on the "Courses & Downloads" link on the navigation menu. Students can also find the download in the 'Documents' folder of the course webpage.

 


COURSE NO. FA -224

MUSIC APPRECIATION

 

Classical Kids CDs

  • ISBN: 1556522908        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

One composer per CD: Bach, Beethoven, Handel, two Mozart choices, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and pre-baroque.

 

Beethoven Lives Upstairs (Audio CD)

  • Author: Classical Kids
  • ISBN: 1894210042        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

One disc.

 

Hallelujah Handel!

  • Author: Classical Kids
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Children’s Group, 1995. Audio CD.
  • ISBN: 1895404940        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 


COURSE NO. FA -672

MUSIC APPRECIATION

 

Meet the Great Composers: Book 1 and CD

  • Author: June Montgomery, Maurice Hinson
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0882848550        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Alfred Publ. Co., Inc., Van Nuys, CA; 1995; 72 pages; CD included; 18 units; simple worksheets included.

 


COURSE NO. FA -661

MUSIC PRAC AND APPREC A

 

Wee Sing Bible Songs: CD and Book Edition

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0843113006        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Price Stern Sloan Publ., New York, NY; 2002, 1986; one-hour CD/63 songs and poems; 64 pg. illustrated songbook (and a free cassette or CD!).

 

Classical Kids CDs

  • ISBN: 1556522908        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

One composer per CD: Bach, Beethoven, Handel, two Mozart choices, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and pre-baroque.

 


COURSE NO. FA -225

MUSIC PRACTICE

 

Wee Sing Bible Songs: CD and Book Edition

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0843113006        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Price Stern Sloan Publ., New York, NY; 2002, 1986; one-hour CD/63 songs and poems; 64 pg. illustrated songbook (and a free cassette or CD!).

 


COURSE NO. FA -291

MUSIC PRACTICE

 

 

Beginning in Music 3: Workbook and Teacher Guide

  • ISBN: n/a        n/a
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Books

 

 

Beginning in Music Flash Cards

  • Author: Rod and Staff
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Books

 

Wee Sing Bible Songs: CD and Book Edition

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0843113006        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Price Stern Sloan Publ., New York, NY; 2002, 1986; one-hour CD/63 songs and poems; 64 pg. illustrated songbook (and a free cassette or CD!).

 


COURSE NO. FA -456

MUSIC PRACTICE

 

 

Developing in Music 6 - 7: Workbook

  • Author: Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

 

 

Developing in Music 6 - 7: Teacher’s Manual

  • Author: Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

 

 

Developing in Music 6 - 7: Pupil Book

  • Author: Rod and Staff Publishers, Inc.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

 

 

Beginning in Music Flash Cards

  • Author: Rod and Staff
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Books

 


COURSE NO. FA -640

MUSIC PRACTICE

 

 

Beginning in Music 1: Workbook and Teacher Guide

  • Author: from Rod and Staff Publishers
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Publ., Crockett, KY; workbook with teachers notes/answer key included; flashcards required.

 

 

Beginning in Music Flash Cards

  • Author: Rod and Staff
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Books

 

Wee Sing Bible Songs: CD and Book Edition

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0843113006        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Price Stern Sloan Publ., New York, NY; 2002, 1986; one-hour CD/63 songs and poems; 64 pg. illustrated songbook (and a free cassette or CD!).

 


COURSE NO. FA -641

MUSIC PRACTICE

 

 

Beginning in Music 2: Workbook and Teacher’s Guide

  • Author: Rod and Staff Publishers
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Publishers, Crockett, KY; workbook with teachers notes/answer key included; music flashcards required

 

 

Beginning in Music Flash Cards

  • Author: Rod and Staff
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Books

 

Wee Sing Bible Songs: CD and Book Edition

  • Author: Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0843113006        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Price Stern Sloan Publ., New York, NY; 2002, 1986; one-hour CD/63 songs and poems; 64 pg. illustrated songbook (and a free cassette or CD!).

 

 

Beginning in Music 1: Workbook and Teacher Guide

  • Author: from Rod and Staff Publishers
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rod and Staff Publ

Rod and Staff Publ., Crockett, KY; workbook with teachers notes/answer key included; flashcards required.

 


COURSE NO. FA -649

ROMAN ARCHITECTURE I

 

Our Amazing Bridges Architecture Kit

  • Author: Slinky Science
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Book/instruction manual; 48 pages; kit includes landscape base, bridge parts, casting compound, molds, paints, glue.

 

Roman Engineers, The [ORDER USED]

  • Author: L.A. and J.A. Hamey
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 1981. Print.
  • ISBN: 0521225116        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

48 pages; 6 chapters

 


COURSE NO. FA -650

ROMAN ARCHITECTURE II

 

Ancient Rome (Cultural Atlas for Young People)

  • Author: Mike Corbishley
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Chelsea House, July, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 081605147X        9780816068227
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages; timeline; glossary; index. 3rd edition, revised, illustrated.

 

Science in Ancient Rome (Science of the Past)

  • Author: Jacqueline L. Harris
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Franklin Watts, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0531159167        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

64 pages

 

Annotated Arch, The : A Crash Course in the History Of Architecture

  • Author: Carol Strickland
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2001. Print.
  • ISBN: 0740710249        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

192 pages

 


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