Grade 1

Central theme: Fairy tales, fables and myths from around the world
Math:  Number patterns, manipulate numbers up to 24 with the four processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Language Arts: Letters of the alphabet; word families; exercises in reading, writing, and speech; story properties; drama
Science: Nature studies and nature walks
Foreign Language: Spanish and German songs and poems
Art: Form drawing, watercolor painting, crayon illustration
Music: Pentatonic flute, singing in unison
Handwork: Knitting
Eurythmy and movement

Grade 2

Central Theme:  Legends, saints, fables
Math:  Place value (1–1,000), addition and subtraction of large numbers by carrying and borrowing, regrouping, number patterns, all four arithmetical operations, multiplication tables
Language Arts:  Phonetics; reading and writing letters; words and sentences; drama; reading in groups; library time
Science:  Animal behavior, gardening, nature studies and nature walks
Foreign Language: Spanish and German songs and poems
Art:  Form drawing, watercolor painting
Music:  Recorder, singing in unison and in rounds
Handwork:  Crocheting
Eurythmy, movement and games

Grade 3

Central Theme:  Old Testament Stories
Math:  Calculate with time, money, measurement; continued practice with the four arithmetical processes and the multiplication tables.
Language Arts:  Reading, composition and grammar, cursive writing, spelling, drama, library time
Science:  Farming and gardening (first week-long farm trip)
Foreign Languages:  Spanish and German beginning vocabulary
Art:  Watercolor technique, drawing
Music:  Recorder, choral singing, string instruments
Handwork:  Knitting and crocheting
Eurythmy, movement and games

Grade 4

Central Theme:  Norse mythology, Native American stories, the animal kingdom
Math:  Fractions, long division, averages, factoring, simple geometric forms
Language Arts:  Grammar, composition, research project, drama
Science:  Animal physiology, environmental science
History & World Cultures:  Massachusetts history and geography, map making
Foreign Languages:  Spanish and German vocabulary development
Art:  Watercolor, form drawing, clay modeling
Music:  Recorder, choral singing, string ensemble, scales, notation
Handwork:  Embroidery
Eurythmy, movement and games

Grade 5

Central Theme:  Ancient cultures of India, Persia, Egypt and Greece
Math:  Fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, beginning geometry
Language Arts:  Composition, grammar and syntax, research, drama
Science:  Botany
History & World Cultures:  U.S. geography; history and geography of ancient cultures
Foreign Languages:  Spanish and German beginning grammar
Art:  Colored pencil, drawing and shading
Music:  String ensemble with an option to begin a wind instrument, choral singing
Handwork:  Circular knitting
Woodwork:  Carving
Eurythmy, games, training for the 5th grade Olympics

Grade 6

Central Theme:  Early Europe
Math:  Percentages, business math (interest and discounts), statistics, geometry, Math Skills class twice per week
Language Arts:  Grammar and composition, letter writing (business and personal), drama, English Skills class twice per week
Science:  Geology and physics, with lessons in acoustics, optics, heat, and magnetism
History & World Cultures:  History and geography of Rome; Europe in the Middle Ages; North and South American geography
Foreign Languages:  German and Spanish reading and letter writing
Art:  Color wheel, three dimensionality in drawing, painting
Music:  String or wind ensembles, choral singing
Handwork:  Sewing
Woodwork:  Carving
Eurythmy, 6th grade Medieval Games

Grade 7

Central Theme:  The Age of Explorers
Math:  Beginning algebra, geometry, Math Skills class three times per week
Language Arts:  Creative and expository writing, research, drama, poetry and prose, English Skills class three times per week
Science:  Physics, inorganic chemistry, mechanics, astronomy, physiology, anatomy
History & World Cultures:  Renaissance history, the Reformation, the Age of Discovery, European and Latin American geography
Foreign Languages:  German and Spanish verb tenses, reading, and writing
Art:  Perspective drawing, veil painting, portraiture, sculpture
Music:  Orchestra or recorder ensemble, choral singing
Handwork:  Quilting
Woodwork:  Ship building
Eurythmy, physical education
Social inclusion/community service

Grade 8

Central Theme:  The Age of Revolutions
Math:  Algebra I, geometry, Math Skills class three times per week
Language Arts:  Poetry, essays, compositions, research papers, drama, English Skills class three times per week
Science:  Physics, organic chemistry, physiology, computer science
History & World Cultures:  American, French, and Industrial Revolutions; geography of Africa and Asia
Foreign Languages:  Students specialize in German or Spanish, with the study of grammar, composition, and culture four times per
week
Art:  Composition and proportion, pastels, clay modeling
Music:  Orchestra or recorder ensemble, choral singing
Handwork:  Machine sewing
Woodwork:  Furniture making
Eurythmy, physical education
Social inclusion/community service

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