Note: Each class teacher approaches this general curriculum guide with the freedom to shift and cater it to the particular group of students he or she is teaching.
History and Literature
Hebrew Bible stories; Farming and pioneering stories; Native American stories; stories of indigenous peoples around the world; poetry
English and Grammar
Composition; grammar; editing; poetry
Fiction and non fiction
Long division; prime numbers and factoring; arithmetic continued; geometric forms continued; measurement
Geography and Sciences
Practical studies; farming and gardening; composting; grains; the growing cycle; study of shelters and house building in various environments; sheep sheering, washing, carding, dyeing and spinning wool; where things come from
Verses, songs, and games (vocabulary parallels main lesson subjects)
Beeswax modeling; watercolor painting; form drawing; clay modeling; fiber arts
Music and Performing Arts
Singing and C-flutes in the major scale; musical notation and dictation; rhythms; percussion instruments; solfège; singing in rounds; class play; speech
Alphabet gestures; “spelling” simple words or names; major and minor movements in musical gesture.
Continued jump rope activities; tag games and relay races; begin tumbling; begin circus arts; throwing and catching games.