Sixth Grade

Teacher Mrs. Deborah Lanterman

 

Bible:

  • Daily Bible instruction with a challenge to apply God’s truth
  • Studying Deuteronomy, Colossians, and James
  • Chapel on Wednesdays
  • CREDO:  Weekly memorization of a verse and basic doctrinal truth done in classical question/answer format

 

Penmanship:

  • Students develop the facility to use either printing or cursive depending on requirements of the assignment (i.e. maps, some science, some math require printing, other written work is done mostly in cursive)

 

Reading:

  • Grade appropriate books are chosen from the Logos School list for each child based on that child’s reading level and ability to comprehend
  • Comprehension and interpretation exercises accompany each book
  • Special reading selections are given to develop reading skills, comprehension and vocabulary acquisition
  • Book reports on reading done out of class and book report projects based on age appropriate abilities
  • Constant work done on comprehension, gathering information, reading for meaning or detail, and inference

 

In class reading:

  • Johnny Tremain
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
  • Jed Smith, Mountain Man
  • A cup of cold water
  • Call of the Wild
  • A Father’s Promise
  • Sergeant York
  • Hiding Place
  • Selected Tales from Shakespeare

 

Spelling:

  • Spell to Write and Read, Back Home Industries
  • Wise Guide to Spelling, Back Home Industries, approximately list T – Z

 

Grammar:

  • Shurley English

 

Writing:

  • Writing three and five paragraph essays with three point thesis statements.  Each student writes at least one research paper following research paper guidelines from Shurley Grammar

 

Math:

  •  Saxon 7/6, or 8/7, depending on student’s ability

 

History:

  • Heritage Studies 5, Bob Jones University Press
  • Exploring American History, Christian Liberty Press
  • The Men Who Built American History, DVD Series, History Channel
  • Appropriate videos and books for WWI and WWII

 

Science:

  • Science 6, Bob Jones University Press
  • Assorted books and videos for each unit

 

Latin:

  • Logos School Program with teacher created supplements depending, on student’s ability

 

Art:

  • Drawing with Children by Mona Brookes
  •  Discovering Great Artists by Mary Ann Kohl and Kim Solga

 

Music:

  • Cantus Christi, Carmanda Music, patriotic songs, materials from Logos

 

P.E.

  • Twice a week with exercises, stretching, and games.
  •  Emphasis on general fitness