Sixth Grade Syllabus:
Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Twain
The Old Man and the Sea, Twain
The Yearling, Rawlings
The Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien
Up From Slavery, Washington
Treasure Island, Stevenson
The Call of the Wild, London
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights, Pyle
Alicia: My Story, Appleman-Jurman
and strengthen good handwriting skills and habits.
English Grammar & Composition, Second 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 Greek word elements,
derivatives, and understanding word relationships and analogies.
Thinking, Book 1, Critical
Logic, probable vs. possible, changing the definition, implications
and inferences, common errors in reasoning, propaganda techniques,
advertising schemes, emotional slanting, double standards,
attributes of a good argument, learning to be open-minded.
Through the Ages, Glencoe
An exploration of world history from prehistoric times to the Age of
Exploration. Examination of the strategies various peoples have
adopted to solve their recurring problems, and the results obtained
form each. Intellectual and cultural features are emphasized.
Continued review of concrete arithmetic skills, plus introduction
and practice of initial concepts of abstract calculation: equations,
use of parentheses, polynomials, exponents and roots, inequalities,
Hall Life Science, Prentice
Plants, invertebrate animals, vertebrate animals, ecosystems,
matter, photosynthesis, cells, the human body, reproduction,
heredity, living things and the future.
Academy's Mastery of Arts
ball handling skills, games, and exercises.
President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program