4TH - 7TH GRADE
Bible — Learning about the Christmas Story and the importance of the birth of Christ. Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2.
Science — Learning about plains and plateaus.
Transcription — Transcribing Bible verses as well as pieces from our literature book, Little Britches.
Handwriting — Learning cursive and script, students will soon write narrations in cursive script.
Grammar — Learning to break down the parts of a sentence and understanding adjectives.
Composition — Learning to write in essay form as well as writing letters in correct form. Students will compose a written narration about Ralph Moody's Little Britches.
Geography — Learning to identify different countries, specifically focusing on Europe.
Composer Study — Aaron Copeland (Biography) pieces for this month include: Piano Variations, El Salon Mexico, Quiet City, Billy the Kid, Fanfare for the Common Man.
Literature — Reading and narrating Little Britches.
Picture Study — Fra Angelico (Biography) pieces for this month include: Christ Adored on the Cross (1430) and Adoration of the Magi (1445).
Poetry — William Wordsworth (Biography) favorite poems, elements of poetry include: image, rhyme scheme, assonance, dictation, allegory, alliteration.
Read Aloud — Reading together and narrating Little Women.
Handwork — Handwork for this month will be calligraphy.
Math — Continuing to learn about the area of triangles. (fractions, fraction of a set
tables and graphs, presenting data, angles, and measuring angles.)
History — Chapters 12 and 13 in This Country of Ours, The Adventures of Captain John Smith and More Adventures of Captain John Smith.
Art —We will work on a desert landscape with chalk pastels and will learn about warm colors.
Citizenship — Learning the importance of forgiveness.
Spanish — I sew/ Yo coso (Series), I write on the board / Escribo en la pizarra (Series), I count / Cuento (Series), "Las Hojitas" (Song), "Yo Quiero Aplaudir" (Song).
Music — Rhythm patterns, tonal patterns, in tune singing and families of the orchestra.
Physical Conditioning — Learning to properly warm up, jogging and sprints, volleyball and flag-tag.
Nature Study — We will learn about Setaria Italica
(known as green or yellow Foxtail), Pokeweed, Pumpkin, and the
Friday, December 4th - All School Lunch (CANCELLED)
Thursday, December 17th - Christmas Candlelight Service 5:30 p.m.
Friday, December 18th - Early Release at 11:00 a.m., Teacher In-Service
Monday, December 21st - Friday, January 1st - No School, Christmas Break
Monday, January 4th - No School, Teacher In-Service
Tuesday, January 5th - School Resumes