Elementary Proposed Course of Study

Student Name: Birthdate: Age: 9 Grade: 4 Academic Year: 2011-12

Subject Bible
OT Stories, NT Stories Memory Verses

Book Title
KJV Bible NIV Bible (1984) The Age of Fable Robinson Crusoe Kidnapped The Incredible Journey Legend of Sleepy Hollow Paul Revere's Ride Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales Little Pilgrim's Progress Rip Van Winkle Henry V Much Ado About Nothing Merchant of Venice First Language Lessons Mammoth Math 3B Mammoth Math 4A Khan Academy This Country of Ours George Washington's World Beacon Lights of History (Mid. Ages) Song of the Swallows The Cruise of the Arctic Star Trial and Triumph Poor Richard Abigail Adams Minn of the Mississippi Handbook of Nature Study Madam How and Lady Why The Storybook of Science Term 1 artist: Jan Vermeer Term 2: John W. Waterhouse Term 3: John Singer Sargent PianoPhonics

Publisher or Author
AMG International Zondervan Thomas Bulfinch Daniel Defoe Robert Louis Stevenson Sheila Burnford Washington Irving H. W. Longfellow Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm Helen Taylor Washington Irving Shakespeare Shakespeare Shakespeare Jessie Wise
www.mathmammoth.com www.mathmammoth.com http://www.khanacademy.org/

Notes

English
reading, literature, speaking composition, penmanship, spelling, grammar

Composition: written narration; penmanship: copywork; speaking: oral narration, poetry recitation; spelling: practiced as needed

Arithmetic
concepts, operational skills, problem solving

Math Wrap-Ups used to aid in memorization; KA is supplemental 1700 up to the American and French Revolutions; notable events and people will go on our wall timeline

Social Science
history, geography, CA state history

H.E. Marshall Genevieve Foster John Lord Leo Politi Scott O'Dell Richard Hannula James Daugherty Natalie Bober Holling C. Holling Anna Botsford Comstock Charles Kingsley Jean-Henri Fabre

Science
life, physical, earth

Regular nature study using field guides and making journal entries
singing: various hymns and folk songs; various classical artists listened to + annual trip to see orchestra live

Fine Arts
art, music, aesthetic appreciation

www.pianophonics.com

Health
principles and practices of individual, family, and community health

Prudence and the Millers

Mildred Martin

Galen and the Gateway to Medicine Jeanne Bendick

Physical Education
health and vigor of body and mind

The Swedish Drill Teacher

M.H. Spalding

200 minutes every 10 days (minimum)

Foreign Language
Latin

Visual Latin DVDs Rosetta Stone Latin (1) Term 1 Life: Poplicola Term 2: Brutus Term 3: Dion handicraft co-op

www.visuallatin.com www.rosettastone.com ed. Anne White cooking lessons, basic sewing skills

Citizenship
Plutarch

Applied Arts

Other Books:
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte Yonge Bambi by Felix Salten The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis Little Britches series by Ralph Moody The Borrowers by Mary Norton Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight Gentle Ben by Walt Morey By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia Hale The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery Justin Morgan had a Horse by Marguerite Henry

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