4th grade curriculum

Language Arts:

Spelling: Natural Speller, Sequential Spelling, Copywork, Dictation

Grammar: Grammar Voyage by Michael Clay Thompson, Harcourt Press 5th grade curriculum

Writing: Essay Voyage by Michael Clay Thompson, Weekly writing projects,

EPGY WO9A: Elementary Expository Writing

EPGY WO9B: Introductory Research Writing 

 

Foreign Languages:

 Latin: Lively Latin Big Book 1, Latin Word Roots A2

Spanish: Weekly private tutor, Manual Kapelusz Grade 4 workbook

Chinese: Better Chinese 

 

LIterature: 

See 4th grade booklist

 

Mathematics:

Singapore Math 5A, 5B

IXL online math practice

Life of Fred: Fractions

Life of Fred: Decimals

Kahn Academy 

Vi Hart Math blog

 

Geography:

Weekly map and globe quizzes

Map pages according to history readings

Key Geography Foundations by David Waugh and Tony Bushell

 

History:

A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich

Timeline drawings

Biography readings

History readings in Ambleside Online program

Argentine history

US history

History of architecture

 

Science:

Advanced Chemistry by Scott McQuerry

Supercharged Science (online science program)

BrainPop website

Taller de Laboratorio (100 Experiments of Biology, Physics, and Chemistry)

Los Secretos de la Ciencia (Astronomy, Physics, and Chemistry)

The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia

 

Social Studies:

BrainPop website

Argentine curriculum

Harcourt 5th grade workbook

 

Fine Arts:

Artistic Pursuits by Brenda Ellis

300 lessons in Art by Robert Henkes

Ceras (crayons) by Parramón press

Dibujo de Apuntes (drawing book) by Parramón press 

La Historia del Arte by Andantino press

Foreign film night once a month 

 

Music:

Rocket Piano for music theory: see attached scope and sequence

Weekly lessons with daily practice

Participation in 2-3 recitals per year

Historia de la Música by H.F. Ullmann

Listening

Classics for Kids website

Concert attendance (about 3-4 concerts per year)

 

Logic:

Perplexors level B

Lumosity website

Unlocking Analogies: Middle school level

Chess

Think a minutes workbook

Various logic games from Thinkfun

 

Museum Visits:

Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia

Civil Rights Museum in Birmingham, Alabama

Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

Owens-Thomas House in Savannah, Georgia

Jepsen Center for the Arts in Savannah, Georgia

UGA Marine Science Center in Savannah, Georgia

Malba in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires, Argentina

MACN in Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Physical/Health Education:

Biweekly tennis classes

Biweekly swimming classes

Biweekly soccer classes

Basic health education

 

Religion:

Bible reading

Book of Common Prayer

World religion education

Gospel in Life series by Timothy Keller

 

Micellaneous:

Tennis camp (2 weeks)