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 

Literature 

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

Library

Dewey Decimal System. 

Mathematics

Decimals; geometric forms; Pythagorean theorem

Geography and Sciences

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

Spanish

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

Art

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

Handwork

Advance 3D knitting; projects in the round

Woodwork

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

Eurythmy

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