Monday, August 29, 2005

Fifth Grade Curriculum Plan

I know this will change some over the months, it always does! But here's the "plan," anyway.

M – 5th Grade Curriculum Plan

Bible Studying God’s Word Book E (OT Genesis to Ruth) from Christian Liberty Press – finish up 2nd half & start Book F spring semester
History U.S. History & Geography
Primary text: Exploring American History D.H. Montgomery (CLP)
Other resources: Geography Songs: States & Capitals (cd & book)
The Light and the Glory for Children Peter Marshall
Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling C. Holling
Various literature, informational books
Reading/Literature Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Christian Liberty Nature Reader, book 5
Various books relating to our history studies
Selections from A Beka 5th Grade reading program
English God’s Gift of Language A, A Beka
Spelling, Vocabulary, & Poetry 5, A Beka
Writing With Power (penmanship) Christian Liberty Press
Writing with Ease level 4 Peace Hill Press
Latin Prima Latina from Memoria Press
Science – (at the enrichment program) Exploring Creation with Zoology: Land Animals of the 5th Day
Fine Arts
Appreciation: Discovering Great Artists Kohl
Young Persons Guide to Music
The Story of Classical Music (cd)
Various artist & composer studies in the Charlotte Mason style
Studio Arts: Various drawing exercises
Ballet class
PE exercise & group play at the YMCA and local parks

Seventh Grade Curriculum Plan

C – 7th Grade Curriculum Plan

Like his brother, C will be attending Veritas Classical Schools this year. As I said in the 9th grade post, the book list is copyrighted, but I can share a curriculum overview.

Veritas Curriculum
Bible New Testament Survey Bible, ESV
History World History & Geography, 1500 - Present
Literature Studying 7 clasic novels & 1 poetry anthology
English Grammar, Writing, Vocabulary
Informal Logic
C will also be attending the same a la carte enrichment program, where he will take:
Apologetics text: The Quest for Truth by Chris Sherrod
At Home
Math Fundamentals of Math by BJU Press (7th grade math text)
Science Answers in Genesis series - First Semester: God’s Design for Chemistry: Properties of Atoms & Molecules; Second Semester: God’s Design for Life: The Human Body
Fine Arts: Appreciation: Discovering Great Artists, Kohl
Young Persons Guide to Music Neil Ardley
The Story of Classical Music (cd)
Various artist & composer studies in the Charlotte Mason style)
Studio arts: Various drawing exercises
PE fitness training, group classes, and swimming at YMCA