Lincoln-Way High School's CORE program is designed to provide opportunities and activities for a unique and creative group of students. CORE students in general are a wonderful group of very
bright young people who have a pattern of academic underachievement during the middle school years. The program is designed to provide instruction and motivation in their own learning styles, with the emphasis on preparation for the college-prep program.
To our incoming freshman -- the class of 2004!
The CORE program was designed with you in mind!
You will find CORE to be a challenging and exciting
way to learn -- not only content, but also the skills
that you will need to survive & thrive at Lincoln-Way.
You will be studying Western Literature and History
of Western Civilization in Freshman CORE. You will
create many projects and write your own short stories
to demonstrate your new knowledge in many units! Our
units include a survey of Western World History:
1 Creation Stories: Creation or Evolution Debate
2 The Ancient World: Stories from Egypt and the
Hebrews (Old Testament Lit)
3 The Greek Society: Mythology, gods & goddesses
Heroes, The Iliad, The Odyssey
4 The Roman Empire: "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare
5 The Middle Ages: The Legend of King Arthur
6 The Renaissance: "Romeo and Juliet"
7 Age of Revolution: A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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