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 Social Studies
Ancient India, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and China; Hinduism; Buddhism
English and Grammar
Grammar; active and passive voice; book reports
Greek myths; scenes from ancient history; tall tales; biographies
Dewey Decimal System.
Decimals; geometric forms; Pythagorean theorem
Geography and Sciences
Botany; biomes; US and North American geography; unusual animals; insects
Speaking; reading; writing; grammar; Mexico; festivals.
Freehand geometric drawing; watercolor painting; maps; drawing for botany; nature sketches; clay modeling
Music and Performing Arts
Class play; Orchestra; singing in parts; Grades 5 & 6 Chorus
Advance 3D knitting; projects in the round
Carving bowls; symmetry; use of gouges, mallets, etc.
Five-pointed star; rod exercises continued; gestures of musical tones; major scales
Greek games (javelin, discus, ring wrestling, long jump, running); circus arts; relays