5th grade

Level 2 Music Theory, "Music Horizons"

3rd-4th-5th-6th Music – Horizons, Level 2 – Wed. 11:00 AM with Pres. Suzanne Lichtenstein

This is a Level 2 course for students (3rd to 6th grade) who have already taken Music Detectives or Music Fluency. It is also open to students who have already had 1–2 years of music experience in a choir, orchestra, or private music lessons. Sailing into topics that go beyond the ordinary music lesson, we will look […]

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5th Language Arts – T/Th 1:00 PM with Fr. William Bennett

Required Text/Materials: Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls Note book on hand with pen/pencil. Any other required texts will be supplied or linked by the teacher. Summary: This course exists in order to help provide students with the tools and practice

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4th-5th Bible Stories – Wed. 2:00 PM with Fr. Photius Avant

Required Text/Materials: New King James Bible. Orthodox Study Bible (OSB), Old & New Testament is preferred. Notebook on hand with pen/pencil. Any other required texts will be supplied or linked by the teacher. Summary: Students will focus on the four Gospels by Apostles Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. We will explore the known history of

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4th-5th Bible Stories – Wed. 2:00 PM with Fr. William Bennett

Required Text/Materials: New King James Bible. Orthodox Study Bible (OSB), Old & New Testament is preferred. Notebook on hand with pen/pencil. Any other required texts will be supplied or linked by the teacher. Summary: Students will focus on the four Gospels by Apostles Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. We will explore the known history of

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4th-5th Bible Stories – Wed. 1:00 PM with Fr. Andrew Kishler

Required Text/Materials: Orthodox Study Bible. If you don’t have one, you may use the New King James Version, English Standard Version, or Revised Standard Version. Summary: This class will focus on the saints of the Bible and the overall story of God’s people, leading us to Jesus Christ and the apostles in the four Gospels.

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5th Science – T/Th 10:00 AM with Adrienne Bowling

Required Text: Student does not need a text. The parent may purchase the hardcopy of the science units from The Good and The Beautiful, but that is not a requirement. The student will need access to a printer. We will be discussing Kingdoms and Classification/Botany/ArthropodsMaterials: A science journal, a 3-ring binder with dividers to separate the units,

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4th-5th Music – Fluency – Fri. 2:00 PM with Pres. Suzanne Lichtenstein

Music touches our souls and opens our hearts and minds to God. This course will teach how music works, and will focus on creating and performing music. Students will use singing and hands-on, interactive techniques to learn to play, read, compose, transcribe, and transpose music. Students will be exposed to Western notation (notes on staff),

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5th American History – T/Th 12:00 PM with Fr. William Bennett

Required text(s):  A Child’s First Book of American History, by Earl Schenck Miers Pocahontas & Benjamin Franklin, by Ingri D’Aulaire. Please communicate any difficulties obtaining the materials immediately. All other readings will be provided/posted by the teacher ahead of time. Prerequisites: Grade-level reading, writing, & spelling skills, including paragraph writing. Please communicate any and all expected difficulties

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