Grammar School 4th-6th

Grammar School Overview

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All Grammar School Students Participate in the following:

Chapel – Thursday mornings (8:15-8:45)
Fine Arts/P.E. – Music, Visual Art, and PE
Sports – Cross Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf

Fourth Grade Overview

Fourth GradeMath – Saxon Math 4
Science – Physics
Literature ReadingsLittle Women, Caddie Woodlawn, The Magician’s Nephew, The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe, A Wrinkle in Time, The House of Sixty Fathers
History Examined – The Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age – From Victoria’s Empire to the End of the USSR, by Susan Wise Bauer
Latin – Latin for Children Primer B
Bible – II Kings, I and II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Joel, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi
Day Trips/Activities – Battle of Franklin Field trip including Carter House and Carnton Plantation, The Frist, Symphony at the Schermerhorn
Organizational Skills – Following class rules and routines, participating in class, developing homework /study skills, organizing backpack/desk supplies, etiquette and interaction with adults and peers.
Scripture Memorization – Psalm 137:1-6, Proverbs 20:8-9, Nehemiah 9:5-6, Psalm 1, Persian Kings, Esther 4:13-16, Ezekiel 36:26-27, Isaiah 40:28-31, Proverbs 25:30-34, Job 1:20-21

Communication

1. Newsletter emailed to all homes on Mondays and posted on the website: www.agathosschool.com.
2. Gradelink – Online Student Information System
3. Organizational Planner – inside each class notebook for students to record assignments and grades.
4. Progress Reports (summary of class average and updates) given to student to bring
home mid-quarter.
5. Report Cards (end of each Quarter, approximately every 9 weeks)
6. Parent Conferences (at the end of the 1st and 3rd quarter or as needed)
7. Email: Virginia.Willems@agathosschool.com

Fifth Grade Overview

Fifth GradeMath – Saxon 65
Science – Human Anatomy and Physiology; Zoology
Literature ReadingsPharaohs of Ancient Egypt, Tirzah, The Golden Goblet, Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, African Myths & Legends, Tales from India, D’aularies Book of Greek Myth, The Children’s Homer, Children of Odin, Alexander the Great, Archimendes & the Door of Science, The Bronze Bow
History Examined – Ancients: Mystery of History Vol 1 and Vol 2, Linda Lacour Hobar
Latin – Latin for Children Primer C
Bible – Bible Survey
Day Trips/Activities – Tomb Raider, The Frist, The Synagogue, The Parthenon, Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, Symphony at the Schermerhorn, The Frist, US Space and Rocket Center, celebrate Biblical historical holidays
Organizational Skills – Following class rules and routines, participating in class, developing homework /study skills, preparing for tests, organizing backpack/notebooks/lockers, etiquette and interaction with adults and peers.
Scripture Memorization – Genesis 50:20-21, Luke 9:23-26, Numbers 14:18, I Corinthians 13:4-8, Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Phillipians 4:4-8, II Chronicles 7:12-14, Hebrews 12:11, Joel 2:13, James 1:19-22
Micah 6:8, James 5:12, I Peter 1:24-25, Matthew 28:19-20

Communication

1. Newsletter emailed to all homes on Mondays and posted on the website: www.agathosschool.com.
2. Gradelink – Online Student Information System
3. Organizational Planner – inside each class notebook for students to record assignments and grades.
4. Progress Reports (summary of class average and updates) given to student to bring
home mid-quarter.
5. Report Cards (end of each Quarter, approximately every 9 weeks)
6. Parent Conferences (at the end of the 1st and 3rd quarter or as needed)
7. Email: Beth.Marler@agathosschool.com and Annette.Aurelio@agathosschool.com

Sixth Grade Overview

Sixth GradeMath – Saxon 76
Science – Astronomy and Rocketry
Literature ReadingsTales from Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Canterbury Tales, Robin Hood, Shadow Spinner, The King Shadow, The Hobbit, The Trumpeter of Krakow, Anna of Byzantium, Beowulf
History Examined – Middle Ages: Mystery of History Vol 2 and Vol 3, Linda Lacour Hobar
Latin – Latin I – Latin Alive! Book 1
Bible – The Gospels
Day Trips/Activities – The Frist, Pi Day, US Space and Rocket Center, Symphony at the Schermerhorn, Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, Nashville Public Library Shakespeare Puppet Theater
Organizational Skills – Following class rules and routines, participating in class, developing homework /study skills, preparing for tests, organizing backpack/notebooks/lockers, etiquette and interaction with adults and peers.
Scripture Memorization – John 3:14-17, Matt. 5:43-48; 6:19-21, Luke 12:22-3, Matthew 7, Apostles Creed

Communication

1. Newsletter emailed and posted on the website: www.agathosschool.com.
2. Gradelink – Online Student Information System
3. Organizational Planner – inside each class notebook for students to record assignments and grades.
4. Progress Reports (summary of class average and updates) given to student to bring
home mid-quarter.
5. Report Cards (end of each Quarter, approximately every 9 weeks)
6. Parent Conferences (at the end of the 1st and 3rd quarter or as needed)
7. Email: Annette.Aurelio@agathosschool.com and Beth.Marler@agathosschool.com