Fifth Grade Syllabus:
to Worlds Unfolding, Open
Johnny Tremain, Forbes
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Avi
Rifles for Watie, Keith
The Cherokee Trail, L’Amour
Hostage to War, Wassiljewa
The White Mountains, Christopher
The Trumpeter of Krakow, Kelly
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Spear
The Hobbit, Tolkien
Anne of Green Gables, Montgomery
and strengthen good handwriting skills and habits.
English Grammar & Composition, First Course, Harcourt
Thorough instruction and review of grammar, usage, mechanics, study
aids, speaking and listening, with special emphasis on the several
separate skills of composition.
Vocabulary for the High School Student, Amsco (Units
Enrichment of our reading and spelling programs with the vocabulary
lessons grouped logically according to Latin prefixes and roots.
Thinking Skills, Book 3 - Figural, Critical
Building Thinking Skills, Book 3 – Verbal, Critical
Intermediate practice in thinking skills, including figural and
verbal exercises in similarities and sequences.
Geography Today, Holt,
Rinehart and Winston
Probing survey of world geography with introductory emphasis on
principles of physical and cultural geography. The major nations and
political regions are then discussed with particular focus on the
physical environment, the human imprint including political and
economical patterns, and how people live in different regions. This
review provides context for developing more detailed knowledge of
specific countries and current geographical issues.
Review and enrichment of the basic and more advanced concrete
arithmetic skills up to the threshold of abstract mathematics.
Foundational concepts of geometry, measurement, algebraic terms,
scale and graph reading.
Hall Earth Science, Prentice Hall
The universe and celestial systems, composition and structure of the
Earth, surface and subsurface changes of the Earth, history of the
Academy's Mastery of Arts
ball handling skills, games, and exercises.
President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program
Merriam Webster's Intermediate Dictionary
Merriam Webster’s School Thesaurus