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Elementary H1

Your elementary-aged child has so much to learn, and influences at this age will have lasting effects. Studies show that performance at this level can powerfully predict future success. Not only is your child developing literacy, computational, and conceptual skills, he or she is also making psychological leaps at this age as they see themselves as part of the world outside of family. This is a time of developing lifelong attitudes about school and study habits, too. Realizing this, we join you in inspiring lifelong learners who also know how to be loyal friends. Rather than following every new educational trend that comes and goes, we stick to what we know works. With a firm, solid academic start, your child will be prepared to tackle the next level with confidence.

Kindergarten H3

  • Numbers concepts from 1-100 and fractions

  • Life skills including telling time, bill and coins value, using the calendar 

  • Addition and Subtraction Families 1-10

  • Learn to recognize the short vowels and their sounds.

  • Learn to recognize the consonants and their sounds.

  • Learn to blend the vowels and consonants.

  • Learn to sound one-vowel words.

  • Learn the sounds of the long vowels + Learn to sound two-vowel words.

  • Learn and apply special phonics sounds.

  • Community Helpers for Social Studies

First Grade H3

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  • The beginning and continuation of cursive writing 

  • Learning the basics of reading and comprehension through phonics

  • Introducing and completion of charts 6 to 13 for phonics rules

  • Basic mathematics continuing into harder facts including two and three digit addition and subtraction

  • Learning  the concept of weight measurement and understanding inches and centimeters. Basic money facts from penny to a dollar

Second Grade H3

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  • Phonics: Special sounds, parts of speech, punctuation, 

  • Reading comprehension, creative writing, poetry, cursive, 

  • Math: roman numerals, borrowing, multiplication, division

  • Science: insects, planets, skeleton, muscles, senses, weather, moon phases

  • History: American symbols, holidays, Native Americans, States, Continents, careers

  • Health: manners, food groups, creating a good diet, safety tips

  • We also do Roman numerals, fractions, types of sentences, proofreading and diagramming

  • As well as Bible stories and spelling words/vocabulary words

Third Grade H3

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  • Math The third grade curriculum really focuses on multiplication and division facts. We start with zero and work our way all the way up to 12 in multiplication and division. We also expound on knowledge of word problems as well as start to do some beginning algebra and geometry. By the end of third grade, the student should know all of the multiplication facts by memory.

  • Language by this time in language and in their handwriting skills we expect our third graders to have optimal cursive handwriting. With this handwriting, we branch into creative writings with multiple paragraphs. We focus on what makes a sentence (ex. Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, etc.) and how we can take those sentence structures and put them into paragraphs to make a whole story.

  • Science in science we focus on the structures of a plant, layers of a soil, the solar system, and five different systems that are within the human body. By the end of third grade they should know how to label the bones and the solar system as well as the layers of soil and earth.

  • History in history we start chronologically and work all the way up to present day presidents. We start with Christopher Columbus and we work our way through the timeline all the way up to our most current president in office. We also focus heavily on map skills as an identifying how to read a map as well as naming all 50 states of the United States.

  • Spelling & Poetry in their spelling skills they are tested on 20 spelling words as well as five vocabulary words including their definitions. We also touch students on their ability to memorize passages of poetry.

  • Bible In Bible be learn about key biblical people like Elijah, Samuel, Elisha, Daniel. We end the year off with the Parables of Jesus.

Fourth Grade H3

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  • In Bible we read lessons on Adam, Cain, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and the life of Christ. We also study the life of Paul. Students memorize Scriptures throughout the entire year. 

  • Our Reading program is an outstanding variety of children’s literature from famous classics to modern selections encourages young readers to come back for more. Fourth graders will grow in their ability to read for learning and gain independence through the use of character analysis, setting and plot charting, text structure analysis, and many other activities including creative writing.

  • In Language students are given extensive instruction on how to write letters, book reports, and even an encyclopedia report. Traditional grammar training continues as students learn to recognize all eight parts of speech; identify simple and compound subjects and verbs; diagram subjects, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; and learn simple rules for correct usage and subject and verb agreement.

  • Our Spelling program features a variety of spelling and vocabulary words that are crucial for expanding each students vocabulary.

  • Health begins with a unit on physical fitness and emphasizes the skeletal, muscular, and respiratory systems. Practical instruction regarding personal hygiene follows a study of the teeth and skin. A chapter on interpersonal relationships teaches students how to have a right relationship with God and with others, stressing the necessity of maintaining close family relationships and the importance of choosing the right friends.

  • In Science, students are presented with things that they can see, observe, and understand in the world around them. They learn how to make an insect zoo, how to recognize the plants they see every day, how to attract birds to their own backyard, how to use field guides, how to interpret cloud formations, and how to identify rocks.

  • Our History book is a high-interest, inspiring, narrative approach to American history. The lively writing style and outstanding visual features make the student’s first formal study of United States history a positive, enjoyable experience.

  • In Math the four basic processes are taught and reviewed, as well as multiplying and dividing by two-digit numbers, estimation, square measures, writing decimals as fractions, and simple geometry. A major emphasis is on working with proper and improper fractions; adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions; and finding the least common denominator. Students will continue to solve multi-step word problems which encourage the application of concepts being learned.

Fifth Grade H3

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  • Fifth grade Bible is filled with many astounding stories about Bible characters such as Moses, Ruth, Daniel, Samuel, Joshua and David. Students memorize Scriptures throughout the year.

  • Reading inspiring nonfiction, relatable modern fiction, humorous plays, and intriguing classics can all be found in the three fifth-grade readers. Acquaint readers with a variety of genres while studying the parts of narrative and informative text structures.

  • Our Language program provides a thorough review of capitalization, punctuation, and the parts of speech. Students’ knowledge of grammar and increases their writing skills. Students will be introduced to the four main types of complements and to additional rules for punctuation. They will learn how to diagram prepositional phrases and complements. Students’ writing skills will improve as they learn how to write effective topic sentences and paragraphs and how to use transitional words. Skills learned in outlining, note taking, and preparing a bibliography will aid fifth graders in writing an encyclopedia report and a library research report.

  • In order to achieve spelling mastery, students must learn how spelling “works.“ Students learn to understand how spelling “works“ by teaching them to examine words and apply spelling and phonics rules. They will also learn the spelling and abbreviation for each book of the Bible and the difference between pairs of words commonly used as synonyms, antonyms, or homonyms.

  • In Health students learn the significance of maintaining sound health habits. While reviewing the muscular and respiratory systems of the human body, each student is encouraged to measure his level of fitness. An in-depth study of the circulatory system adds to the student’s knowledge of physical fitness. The study of nutrition focuses on the importance of a healthful diet and its effects on overall fitness and personal appearance.

  • Our Science program leads students continually from the known to the unknown by teaching important science concepts within the context of things they can see and know. The aim is to help students better understand basic science principles rather than to merely teach them science vocabulary.

  • In History & Geography students are presented with a fascinating study of the Eastern Hemisphere by geographical regions starting with the Middle East, where history began. It not only presents the importance of studying history and the significance of geography, but also describes the beginnings of history from a Christian perspective. Students are introduced to worldwide missions and missionary heroes, while learning about the history, geography, and culture of these specific locations: Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica. 

  • Our Math course provides an abundant practice of new and review concepts and facts, and daily word problems. Emphasis is placed on topics such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement and algebraic equations, and basic geometric problems.

  • Reading 5 equips students to be good communicators with this new comprehension-based reading program. Each component is designed to support teachers as they guide their students to lifelong reading success. Students will have opportunities to interact with literature and informational texts from a variety of authors and genres. They will focus on practicing reading strategies that improve comprehension. This course also includes three novel studies for leveled differentiation.

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