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In the Young 5s Classroom

Specific Math Skills

  • Counting numbers 1-40 forward and backward, building 6,7,8,9,10, calendar (days of the week, months of the year, seasons)


  • Bible: Jesus Speaks at Nazareth, Many Fish, Sermon on the Mount

  • Composer Study: Joseph Haydn’s Sunrise by Joseph Haydn, Seasons (Spring) by Antonio Vivaldi

  • Literature: For the Children’s Hour, Blacky the Crow, The Ugly Duckling, Our Seasons, A Tree for All Seasons, It’s Spring, The Runaway Bunny

  • Picture Study: An Alphabet in Art

  • Nature Study: Students will study fungi, moss, lichen, and earthworms

  • Poetry: A Child’s Own Book of Verse

  • Phonemic Awareness: Reviewing all consonant and vowel sounds, introducing blends, identifying beginning sound and ending sound, identifying rhyming words

  • Practical Life: Buttons and zippers, tucking in shirts, walking in a line, in front of and behind, putting on a coat, how to hang a coat on a hook, storing gloves in coat pockets and stocking cap in coat sleeve

  • Spanish: Family members, "I hug my grandmother/Abrazo a mi abuela” series, "La Familia" song, “Un elefante” song, “Padre Nuestro/The Lord's Prayer” recitation

  • Music: Students will learn folk songs, practice in-tune singing, high-low and loud-soft. They will learn to get a feeling for the beat and accent in duple meter. They will also identify rhythm patterns of familiar songs. Students will learn to play a recorder.

Memory Work

  • John 14:1-6


  • God’s creation (birds)

Vocabulary your child has been introduced to through text

  • nobleman, dwelling, correct, incorrect, ebbed, bough, terrors, flicked, browsed, content, hollow, blotted, blanket, drifts, tidings, den, chuckled, relatives, tempers, resolutions, cunning, mumbling, clever, dislocate, hasten, crafty

Important Dates:

  • Monday, March 2nd- Friday, March 6th - Spring Exams - Early release at 11 a.m. (Grades 1st-8th only)

  • Monday, March 9th - Friday, March 13th No School - Spring Break

  • Tuesday, March 17th Early Release at 11 a.m.- *Parent/Teacher Conferences

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1409 Broeking Rd
Marion, Illinois 62959