Your child will learn. . .
Language Arts: Learning to
develop basic reading skills, vocabulary, reading for
information using classic children stories including Cinderella, A
Christmas Carol, Hansel and Gretel, Peter Pan, and Greek and
Roman myths. Enjoying poetry, sayings and phrases.
Beginning to understand parts of speech, sentences, using
Math: Focusing on math review, including basic addition
and subtraction problems with 2- and 3-digit numbers; multiplication
problems as repeated addition problems, recitation of the beginning
multiplication tables, understanding numbers to 1,000 by various ways
of counting, adding and subtracting horizontally and vertically, telling
time, measuring, regrouping, beginning geometry, fractions, and
Science: Introducing the
cycles of life from birth to death, zoology, and botany,
beginning with the seasons. Presenting experiments to see
the world. Understanding
health and human growth and an introduction to
chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth science, and meteorology.
Beginning to use maps to find oceans, continents, four cardinal directions,
and looking at geography and early history of Mexico, Central America, South
America, the Mediterranean countries, Africa, India, China. Beginning
American history to 1776.
Introducing music and the instruments in the orchestra, kinds of music,
musicians including Chopin, architecture of the Greeks, and painting and the
painters El Greco, Miro, Charles Demuth,
Pieter Bruegel, Jan Vermeer, observing and
appreciating sculpture and color. Acting in a play.