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BIBLE*

Exploring His Power
Through Creation
Through the Exodus
Through His presence:
Desert Sanctuary

In the Promised Land: Jericho, Ark
Through people of power: Saul, David, Solomon
Through His protection: Jonah, Daniel
Through Miracles: Birth of Christ

Through Christ: Healings, nature, over death
Through man: Pentecost, Saul's conversion
Reverence for God and His Word

ART

Primary and secondary colors
Size and shape relationships
Values: light, dark, medium
Art experiences in difference media

Line, Pattern, Form
Two-dimensional shapes
Tools: scissors, crayons, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, fingerprint, paper

Create texture
Recognition and appreciation of artists and their works
Value creative work by self and peers

COMPUTERS

Home keys and row
Keyboarding

Time limit and take turns
Procedures, Naming,
Calling, Animation

Ethics
Computer Careers

LANGUAGE ARTS

Reading
Extends sight vocabulary
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Phonetic and instructional analysis
Context clues
Comprehension: directions, main idea, details, cause and effect
Table of contents, Index
Speaking
Complete sentences
Organized thoughts and ideas
Correct word pronunciation and usage
Role play, Christian drama, and choral reading
Poems and personal experiences

Memory verses and Bible stories
Conversation
Spelling
Spell assigned words
Simple spelling rules
Listening
Stories and poetry
Directions and instructions
Critical thinking
Courtesy and appreciation
Answer questions
Writing
Manuscript writing, letter formation, size, spacing
Capitalization, cities, titles, words referring to God
Punctuation, periods, commas, question and exclamation marks
Composition, short, stories, organization of thought, editing

Publish and share
Correct usage
Literature
and Media
Prose, Poetry, Television
Wide variety: Bible, multicultural, picture books, classics
Compare literary forms: poetry, story, letter, article
Types of media: television, radio, newspapers, magazines
Media analysis: reliability, accuracy, Christian values

MATHEMATICS

Counting, reading, and writing to 1,000
Place value through hundreds
Counting by 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's, and 10's to 100
Symbols <, =, >
Even and odd numbers
Addition and subtraction facts to 20
Using sets and number facts

Estimation
Addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers: no regrouping
Multiplication facts for 2,3, and 5
Telling time to 5 minutes: digital and standard
Counting money, making change
Fractions, halves, thirds, fourths, tenths

Problem solving
Charts and graphs: collecting, organizing and interpreting data
Standard and metric measures: weight, length, volume, temperature
Decimals for cents and dollars
Geometry: readiness activities
Introduction to calculator

MUSIC

Praise and hymns
Reproduce simple rhythm
Like and unlike notation
Dynamics and tempo changes
Expressions in music

Stringed instruments
Classroom singing
6/8 rhythm
Two-part rounds and canons
Whole, half, quarter, note & rest

Dotted half note
Diminuendo and decrescendo
Children's musicals
Baroque, Romantic, 20th Century music

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Motor skills: ball activities, group tag and relay games
Fitness: testing agility and balance

Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, responsibility
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship

Concepts: environmental responsibility, safety rules, health and fitness, games

SCIENCE & HEALTH+

Biblical principles of health
Substance abuse
Personal safety: home and school
Medical and public health centers

First aid
Growth: social, emotional, physical
Self-esteem
Health habits
Values and decision making

People and nature prepare for winter
State and change of matter
God's plan for ecology
Ecological communities
Scientific thinking process

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES+

Maps and globes
Holidays and festivals
Earning and spending
Famous historic people

Communities, past and present, local and global
Jobs
Life in communities, multicultural

Citizen rights and responsibilities
Community helpers
Shelters, clothes and food
Interdependence of people

 

 

 

* Bible series may be rotated through grades 1-4. Materials for each series are adapted to the appropriate grade level.

+ Subjects may alternate for grades 1 and 2 and for grades 3 and 4. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.