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Monday, July 23, 2012

Our Curriculum 2012-2013 - 4th grade

Again - not my first time teaching 4th grade but a whole different curriculum than what we used before.  I think we finally found our groove.  :)

4th Grade Curriculum

We will continue Classical Conversations and drilling memory work.  This year's focus with CC.

Chronological Timeline
US Presidents
Ancient History through Pre-Reformation
Africa and World Geography
Prepositions, linking and helping verbs
Noun Declensions
Math Facts
Biology and the Earth (including nature hikes and dissections)
Scripture Memory:  Exodus 20:1-17
Fine Arts - Drawing, Music Theory/Tin Whistle, Great Artists - Giotto, Ghiberti, Angelico, Durer, Michelangelo, & El Greco, Orchestra and Composers from the Baroque and Classical Periods - Handel, Bach, & Mozart.

We will also continue with My Father's World - 5 year cycle.  This year we are studying Creation To Greeks.  This will cover History, Science, Read Alouds, Fine Arts and Bible.  These wonderful books are included...

Foreign Language - Latin

Spelling - Spelling Workout -D

Writing - Writing Strands 3
 & portions of IEW All Things Fun & Fascinating

Grammar - First Language Lessons 4

Reading & Comprehension - Sonlight - grade 3

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