Language Arts

Bob Jones English 5 & Excellence in Writing

  • Book reports
  • MUG (Mechanics, Usage, and Grammar) – Writer’s Express
  • Recognizing and diagramming all eight parts of speech
  • Sentences
  • Persuasive writing
  • Study skills
  • Personal narratives
  • Poetry
  • Report writing

Reading & Literature

  • Book Sets – Oral reading
  • Maniac Magee
  • Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Number the Stars
  • Snow Treasure
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • My Side of the Mountain
  • Reading comprehension – Adventures in Nature A Beka
  • Read and Comprehend A Beka Skill Sheets
  • News Current

Spelling & Handwriting

  • A Reason for Spelling – Concerned Communications
  • Greek and Latin root words
  • Spelling Challenges – A Beka
  • A Reason for Handwriting – Concerned Communications

Science

ACSI PURPOSEFUL DESIGN

  • Natural Cycles
  • Life Cycles
  • Cells
  • Ecological Succession
  • Changing Matter
  • Earth’s Processes
  • Transitions
  • Disease

A BEKA

  • Vertebrates
  • Invertebrates

OUTDOOR EDUCATION AT CAMP CASEY


Arithmetic – Saxon Math

  • Numeration
  • Basic Operations
  • Properties of numbers and operations
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Measurement
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Problem Solving
  • Weekly timed multiplication/division drills

History and Geography – A Beka

  • Eight documents memorized
  • Geography facts
  • The Fertile Crescent Cradle of Civilization
  • Egypt: The Gift of The Nile
  • Kingdoms and Empires
  • The Middle East: Ancient
  • Greece: Home of Beauty
  • Rome: Ruler of the Ancient World
  • Christianity: The Greatest Force in History
  • Asia: The Largest Continent
  • Africa: Continent of Natural Wonders
  • Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica

Bible

Inductive Bible Studies For Kids — Kay Arthur & Janna Arndt

  • Abraham – God’s Brave Explorer
  • Joseph – God’s Superhero
  • God – What’s Your Name?

Memory Verses


Computer

  • Keyboarding using Mavis Beacon and instructor lessons – Goal: 20 wpm
  • Projects using Microsoft Office 2012 tools:
  • Word (word processing)
  • PowerPoint (presentations)
  • Excel (spreadsheets)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Internet safety

Enrichment Classes Taught by Specialists

  • Art
  • Chapel
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Music
  • P.E.
  • Science Lab
  • Spanish

Field Trips

  • Seattle Children’s Theatre
  • Pied Piper Theatre
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Woodland Park Zoo
  • Boeing Tour
  • Camp Casey

Fifth Grade Homework:

  • Weekly Bible memory and documents
  • Weekly spelling test
  • Preparation for subject tests
  • Unfinished class work
  • Six book reports
  • Maniac Magee (in class) – written
  • Mystery – commercial
  • Fantasy/Sci-Fi – written
  • Black American – quilt squares
  • Christian Heros of Faith – written
  • Historical Fiction – book jacket
  • Nation Notebook