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.
Capital letters indicate main lessons, which are taught in 3–4 week blocks of daily double-period class sessions. In grades 6–8, mathematics and English studies are supplemented by skills classes meeting 2–4 times weekly.
History and Social Studies
ROMAN HISTORY; MIDDLE AGES; ISLAMIC GOLDEN AGE; Christianity; Islam
Grammar; note taking; literature; business letters; book reports; vocabulary.
GEOMETRIC DRAWING; BUSINESS MATH; formulas; angle properties; protractor use; measurement; percentage; area and perimeter.
ASTRONOMY; MINERALOGY; PHYSICS (sound, light, heat, magnetism, and static electricity).
Conversation; reading; writing; geography of the Americas.
Fine and Applied Arts
Black and white drawing; calligraphy; watercolor painting; clay modeling; pastels
Music and Performing Arts
CLASS PLAY; orchestra or flute ensemble; Grades 5 & 6 Chorus
Hand sewing; creating patterns
Carving salad utensils
Poetry; scales; rod exercises
Games; fencing; archery; circus arts; tumbling