Botany main lesson in 5th Grade.

Note: Each class teacher approaches this general curriculum guide with the freedom to shift and cater it to the particular group of students he or she is teaching. 

History and Social Studies 

Ancient India, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and China; Hinduism; Buddhism 

English and Grammar

Grammar; active and passive voice; book reports 


Greek myths; scenes from ancient history; tall tales; biographies 


Dewey Decimal System. 


Decimals; geometric forms; Pythagorean theorem

Geography and Sciences

Botany; biomes; US and North American geography; unusual animals; insects


Speaking; reading; writing; grammar; Mexico; festivals.


Freehand geometric drawing; watercolor painting; maps; drawing for botany; nature sketches; clay modeling

Music and Performing Arts

Class play; Orchestra; singing in parts; Grades 5 & 6 Chorus


Advance 3D knitting; projects in the round


Carving bowls; symmetry; use of gouges, mallets, etc.


Five-pointed star; rod exercises continued; gestures of musical tones; major scales

Movement Education 

Greek games (javelin, discus, ring wrestling, long jump, running); circus arts; relays