HISTORY AND LITERATURE
History of Western Civilization from Rome through the Middle Ages, Rise of Islam, Feudal systems, Crusades, knights and chivalry, Arthurian legends and medieval tales.
Grammar, outlines and expository, narrative and description writing, essays, reports, business writing, biographies and research, plays.
Fluidity in four math processes, fractions and decimals, business math, geometric rules and principles, precise construction of geometrical forms, mental math.
GEOGRAPHY AND SCIENCE
World geography, including South American and Europe; Physics, including acoustics, optics, heat, and magnetism; Cause and effect, Astronomy, Mineralogy.
Precise geometric and projective drawings, charcoal shadow drawing, portraits, calligraphy, watercolor and clay.
Knitting using four needles to make a pair of socks.
Exercises for exactness, clarity of form, order and structure, Rod exercises, Team sports, Medieval games.
Music theory, singing and recorder ensemble in three and four part harmony, Alto recorder, chants and songs from ancient Rome, Folk songs.
Dramatic poetry, songs and dialogues, Grammar: questions and answers, reading, vocabulary, cultural celebrations, plays.
Soil structure and soil fertility, preparation of garden beds, pruning, tool maintenance, food economy.
European and South American influences in food, creating a meal from seasonal local offerings, musculature.