Curriculum

Class Grade
Astronomy
                             

Astronomy | Main Lesson Block

We orient our direction on Earth and among the stars. We follow the movements of the stars, moon and sun. On overnight field trips we observe how the stars and moon move across the sky.

 
 
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Ancient Rome
                             

Ancient Rome | Main Lesson Block

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European Middle Ages
                             

European Middle Ages | Main Lesson Block

6
Americas
                             

Geography of the Americas | Main Lesson Block

A study of the North and South American continents and related techtonic plates.

 
 
6
Business Math
                             

Business Mathematics | Main Lesson Block

We review all mathematical work from the previous years in preparation for the more abstract mathematics of Algebra.

 
 
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Standardized Testing | Main Lesson Block

During this block we will run through a battery of standardized tests.

 
 
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Minerology
                             

Mineralogy | Main Lesson Block

Mineralogy is a subject of geology specializing in the study of the chemistry, structure, and properties of minerals.

 
 
6
Physics
                             

Physics | Main Lesson Block

The study of acoustics, optics, static electricity, and magnetism.

 
 
6
Geometry
                             

Geometry | Main Lesson Block

Geometry develops out of the form drawing work done in Grades 1-5. Terminology and use the use of tools is learned.

 
 
6
Stary Night
                             

Art | Specialty Class

Drawing with colored pencils continues using themes from our main lessons. Value is explored using black, white and grey, and shadow.

 
 
6
Music
                             

Music | Specialty Class

Choral singing. Music theory.

 
 
6
Sports
                             

Sports | Specialty Class

Team sports, such as basketball and vollyball.

 
 
6
Lotus
                             

Gardening | Specialty Class

Permaculture, Double Digging, Composting, Garden Design, Cobb Construction

 
 
6
Weaving
                             

Handwork | Specialty Class

Create a stuffed animal (designed and sewn by hand) The sixth graders are offered the challenge of making the shape of a three-dimensional animal out of cloth.

 
 
6
Woodworking
                             

Woodworking | Specialty Class

Students study the grain of tree growth patterns and the nature of wood. Shave Horses and other practical tools are constructed out of green wood.

 
 
6
Books
                             

English | Specialty Class

We review much of the English grammar and punctuation studied in previous years. Students develop a strong sense for style through the use of conditional sentences and the subjunctive mood.

 
 
6
Espa´nol
                             

Spanish | Specialty Class

The study of Spanish grammar, Latin American poetry, and reading in Spanish.  

 
 
6
Thinker
                             

Ethics | Specialty Class

Sixth grade students are capable and ready to confront complex questions of right and wrong.

 
 
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Mathematics | Specialty Class

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