History and Literature
Stories and legends from the ancient Hebrew people and Native American tales.
Grammar, narrative writing, daily recitation and recapitulation, independent and group reading, spelling, plays.
Applications of the four math processes, times table, double-digit multiplication, long division, measuring concepts, mental math.
Geography and Science
Practical experiences in farming, house building and clothing, study of human shelters, clothing and fibers, building projects.
Form drawing: symmetry, mirror forms and balanced designs, Expressive drawings, Wet-on-wet watercolor paining, modeling in clay and beeswax.
Crocheting useful items (hot pads, slipper bags), Dyeing, spinning and weaving wool.
Dexterity and concentration exercises, rhythmic stepping movements, vowel practice, geometrical shapes, major and minor third.
Circle games: line, ring and ball tossing games, introduction to circus arts.
Recorder, listening skills, rounds, songs from our musical heritage, C major scale.
Oral language practice, longer and more complex phrases and vocabulary, conversational work.
Creating healthy soil, seed saving and propagation, planting and harvesting of the major grains.
Food vocabulary, traditional foods of Native Americans, food from animals, ancient grains, sharpening skills of balanced diet, measurement.