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Elementary Proposed Course of Study

Student Name: Birthdate: Age: 6 Grade: 1 Academic Year: 2011-12

Subject Bible
OT Stories, NT Stories Memory Verses

Book Title
KJV Bible

Publisher/ Author
AMG International


reading, literature, speaking penmanship, spelling

A Child's Garden of Verses Now We are Six When We Were Very Young The Oxford Book of Children's Verse Aesop for Children Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare The Blue Fairy Book Just So Stories Among the Meadow People Little Pilgrim's Progress Book of Virtues Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales Math Mammoth 1A Math Mammoth 1B Trial and Triumph An Island Story Fifty Famous Stories Retold Viking Tales Benjamin Franklin George Washington Buffalo Bill Paddle to the Sea Handbook of Nature Study I Wonder Why Trees Have Leaves Treasury for Children The Burgess Bird Book for Children Term 1 artist: Jan Vermeer Term 2: John W. Waterhouse Term 3: John Singer Sargent Prudence and the Millers

Robert Louis Stevenson A.A. Milne A.A. Milne Peter and Iona Opie Milo Winter E. Nesbit Andrew Lang Rudyard Kipling Clara Pierson Helen Taylor William Bennett Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

penmanship: copywork; speaking: oral narration and poetry recitation; spelling: practiced as needed

concepts, operational skills, problem solving

Math Wrap-Ups used to aid in memorization

Social Science
history, geography

Richard Hannula H.E. Marshall James Baldwin Jennie Hall Ingri D'Aulaire Ingri D'Aulaire Ingri D'Aulaire Holling C. Holling Anna Botsford Comstock Andy Charman James Herriot Thornton Burgess Regular nature study using field guides and making journal entries

life, physical, earth

Fine Arts
art, music, aesthetic appreciation

singing: various hymns and folk songs; various classical artists listened to + annual trip to see orchestra live

principles and practices of individual, family, and

Mildred Martin

lessons on self-care through one-on-one instruction

lessons on self-care through one-on-one instruction

community health

Physical Education
health and vigor of body and mind

The Swedish Drill Teacher

M.H. Spalding

200 minutes every 10 days (minimum)
cooking lessons, basic sewing skills

Applied Arts

handicraft co-op

Other Books:
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White King of the Golden River by John Ruskin Peter Pan by James M. Barrie Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang St. George and the Dragon by Margaret Hodges The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder Pocahontas by Ingri D'Aulaire