HISTORY AND LITERATURE
Animal fables, legends and folklore from many cultures, stories of heroes and exemplary people.
Oral poetry and storytelling, individual and group recitation, cursive writing, reading lesson books and literature, spelling plays.
Practice of four math processes, computation, rhythmical counting by 1s-12s, mental math.
GEOGRAPHY AND SCIENCE
Relationship and responsibility between human beings and nature, nature observation.
Dynamic and flowing forms and symmetry, introduction of cursive writing, wet-on-wet watercolor, modeling from beeswax.
Knitting and purling, casting on and binding off, increasing and decreasing.
Contraction and expansion, concentration, dexterity and opposites, rhythm of language, forming circles and figure eights, high and low tones.
Circle and singing games, emphasis on opposites, jump rope and hopscotch.
Oral language experiences, vocabulary, phrases, questions and responses, numbers.
Songs, games, poems and plays, cultural traditions, vocabulary and numbers.
Simple practical tasks and garden skills emphasizing cooperation, themes related to respecting nature, observation.
Food vocabulary, traditional foods from around the world, caring for chickens, the sensory experience of food, bread baking. Sensing balance in our diet.