Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade Curriculum

SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS
Geology and Mineralogy
Astronomy
Physics: optics and acoustics
Geometrical Drawing
Business Math: percentage and ratio

LANGUAGE ARTS
Expository composition
English Grammar
Spelling and Vocabulary
Business correspondence

GEOGRAPHY & HISTORY
Decline of Greece; Rise and Fall of Roman Empire
Founding of Christianity and Islam
Mediaeval Life in Europe
World Geography: selected continents [Eurasia]

WORLD LANGUAGES
German and Spanish
Introduction to Latin

ART
Painting and drawing
Sculptural modeling

HANDWORK
Pattern-making, hand sewn 3D construction
Woodcarving [spoons]

MUSIC
Songs of Minstrels
Recorders, introduce alto and tenor
Strings ensemble, cello option
5th/6th grade chorus
Music theory

DRAMA
Sixth Grade Play: drawn from curriculum

MOVEMENT
Training for balance, strength, agility & coordination
Preparation for Pentathlon

FIELD TRIPS & COMMUNITY EVENTS
In support of the curriculum

*The above curriculum may be adjusted at the teacher’s discretion.