West Harpeth Christian Tutorial Welcome to WHCT

Course Time:

  • This course is offered on Thursdays.


  • This course is open to 9th - 12th grade students.


  • World History, 4th Edition, BJUPress
    ISBN-   9781606821183  

Course Description:

Beginning with Creation and continuing through present day, this course
presents an overview of the story of mankind and God’s work through the ages.

We will focus on history-shaping events, artifacts, and people.


Class Time:

  • We will have weekly reading quizzes.
  • Class time will be spent on discussion, mini-lecture,
    student presentations, and group activities.  

Homework Requirements:

  • Weekly Homework will consist of reading a chapter in the student text and completing a History Engagement.
    History Engagements will be assignments requiring students to more deeply consider a historic figure,
    event, or other facet of the week's reading.
    The assignment options will appeal to a variety of interests, learning styles, and strengths. 
  • Students will take a test at the end of each unit.
  • Students will deliver short presentations several times throughout the course.

Late Policy:

  • In order to receive full credit, work must be received by midnight of the due date.  
  • Half credit given if received by midnight, Wednesday, of the following week.
  • Zero points given if received after that, except in case of illness,
    or if other arrangements have been made. 


  • classwork:  10-25pts
  • chapter discussion questions:  50pts
  • chapter reading quizzes:  25pts
  • unit test:  200pts
  • history engagements:  200pts
  • final exam:  250pts

Specific Requirements:

  • All written work, other than workbook activities, must be typed.  


  • textbook
  • binder, with front and back pockets for handouts,
    and a clear front cover sleeve for their syllabus  
  • blue or black pens
  • colored pencils
  • loose-leaf lined paper