Reading and spelling, writing, composition and grammar, introduction to fractions, study of animal kingdom, local geography and map-making, Norse myths, woodwork, stringed instruments.
Main Lesson: Nature Study
As fourth graders become citizens of the earth who are aware of the world around them and of their place within it — they learn about animals in relation to the human being. Zoology is studied through stories, poetry, drama and art, and children experience the separation from nature that marks the developing intellect.
Fourth Grade Handwork
Embroidery: Design with color, form and stitch, French seams, Blind hem, Hand sewn loops and butterfly cord
Cross-stitch: Formation of X, Working with color, Mirror image designs, Image patterns in four parts