Grammar School Curriculum

Explorers (Kindergarten)

Bible
Jesus Storybook, selected stories, scripture memory and recitations  

Language Arts
Phonics (Neuhaus)

Literature
Classic fairy tales

History
Timeline (Creation to Modern Times)

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks

Foreign Language
Introduction to Spanish

Geography
Continents

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers

First Grade

Bible
Catherin Vos Story Bible, selected stories, scripture memory, and recitations  

Language Arts
Neuhaus, Scientific Spelling

Literature
Classic literature such as Make Way for Duckling, Billy and Blaze, and Madeline

Shakespeare* / Poetry
As You Like It* and Robert Louise Stevenson
*Rotating reading and Logic School productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night

History
Old Testament and Ancient Near East

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Zoology and Ecosystems; exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks, dry-brush watercolor

Foreign Language
Introduction to Spanish

Geography
Continents and Oceans

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers

 


 

Second Grade

Bible
Catherin Vos Story Bible, selected stories, scripture memory and recitations    

Language Arts
Neuhaus, Scientific Spelling

Literature
Classic literature such as Charlotte’s Webb and The Bears on Hemlock Mountain

Shakespeare* / Poetry
A Winter’s Tale* and A.A. Milne
*Rotating reading and Logic School productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night

History
Ancient Greece and Rome

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Botany; exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks, dry-brush watercolor, & flowers

Foreign Language
Introduction to Spanish

Geography
50 States of the USA

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers

Third Grade

Bible
Bible (ESV), selected readings, scripture memory and recitations, The Gospel Story Bible   

Language Arts
Neuhaus, Scientific Spelling, Well Ordered Language, Writing & Rhetoric

Literature
Classic literature such as Cricket in Times Square and Trumpet of the Swan

Shakespeare* / Poetry
Henry V* and Eugene Field
*Rotating reading and Logic School productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night

History
Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Water, weather, geology; exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks, dry-brush watercolor

Foreign Language
Spanish: Basic Conversation

Geography
State capitals & U.S. landforms

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers

 


 

Fourth Grade

Bible
Bible (ESV), selected readings, scripture memory and recitations, The Gospel Story Bible  

Language Arts
Sadlier Oxford, Well Ordered Language, Writing, and Rhetoric

Literature
Classic literature such as The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Summer of the Monkey

Shakespeare* / Poetry
Romeo and Juliet* and Emily Dickinson
*Rotating reading and Logic School productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night

History
Colonial America

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Astronomy and Simple Machines; exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks, dry-brush watercolor, and bird study

Foreign Language
Spanish: Basic Conversation

Geography
Bodies of water and major landforms of the world

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers

Fifth Grade

Bible
Bible (ESV), selected readings, scripture memory, and recitations    

Language Arts
Sadlier Oxford, Well Ordered Language, Writing and Rhetoric

Literature
Classic literature such as Prince Caspian and Across Five Aprils

Shakespeare* / Poetry
Macbeth* and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
*Rotating reading and Logic School productions of Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night

History
Westward Expansion and Texas History (1780-1865)

Mathematics
Math in Focus (Singapore Math)

Science & Nature Studies
Life Science; exploring God’s creation: gardening, and nature walks, dry-brush watercolor, and trees

Foreign Language
Latin: Minimus

Geography
Western Hemisphere

Fine Arts
Art and music studies of various artists and composers