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Lower School Curriculum

Complete Scope and Sequence

Class Texts & Subjects, Lower School

Kindergarten

Kindergartners pose for a picture with Mrs. Gallaher.

Kindergartners pose for a picture with Mrs. Gallaher.

Religion: See and Pray Missal; My Jesus and I; Leading Little Ones to Mary & Lives of the Saints

Phonics: ABeka Letters & Sounds K5.

Reading/Literature: BOB Books; Duck CK Book; Faith & Freedom Readers; America Cardinal Readers.

Science: Nature Science

Mathematics: ABeka Number Skills K5.

Music/Art: Our Music Year 1

Handwriting: Writing Our Catholic Faith

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Classrooms in Kindergarten and 1st grade are set up with books and activities for students.

1st GRADE

Religion: Baltimore First Communion Catechism; Faith and Life

Grammar/Phonics: Abeka Phonics 

Reading/Literature: American Cardinal Readers; Angel Food for Boys & Girls

History/Geography: Lives of the Saints

Science: Nature Reader

Mathematics:  ABeka Arithmetic

Language: Latin Prayers and Hymns

Handwriting: Our Catholic Faith – Print

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Students blow up balloons for a class party!

2nd GRADE

Religion: Blessed Imelda; The New St. Joseph First Communion Catechism; King of the Golden City; Bible History

Grammar/Phonics: Abeka Phonics; Rod and Staff’s Preparing to Build English 2

Reading/Literature: Cardinal Reader; Nature Reader; Boxcar Children

Spelling: Natural Speller

Science: Human Anatomy

Mathematics: ABeka Math 2

Handwriting: Our Catholic Faith

 

Mrs. Whitter with a third grader at the Christmas pageant.

Mrs. Whitter with a third grader at the All Saints pageant.

3rd GRADE

Religion: Baltimore Catechism Book 1

Grammar: Rod & Staff Grammar

Reading: Cardinal Readers; The Little Flower; Door in the Wall; Christmas Carol; Swiss Family Robinson; Charlotte’s Web

Composition: Natural Speller; Institute for Excellence in Writing

History/Geography: States and Capitals

Mathematics: ABeka Math 3

Science: Birds & Insects

Language: English from the Roots Up (Latin & Greek Word Roots); 

Handwriting: Our Catholic Faith – Intro to Cursive

4th GRADE

Religion:Baltimore Catechism Volume 1; Children’s Picture Bible; Gospel of Mark

Grammar: Rod & Staff Grammar

Reading/Literature: What Joy Awaits You; Outlaws of Ravenhurst; Wind in the Willows; Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates; The Secret Garden

Composition: Natural Speller; Institute for Excellence in Writing

History/Geography: Memoria Press Famous Men of Greece & World Geography Book I

Science: Exploring Creation through Botany

Mathematics: Saxon 5/4

Language: Latina Christiana; 

Handwriting: Our Catholic Faith – Cursive

5th GRADE

Religion: Baltimore Catechism Number 2; Holy Bible, Books of Daniel, Psalms, Gospel of Matthew and Acts.

Grammar: Warriner’s Grammar & Composition, Introductory Course

Reading/Literature: Call of the Wild, Hound of the Baskervilles; But Life is Calling You – Rise Program; The Harp & the Laurel Wreath; Otto of the Silver Hand

Composition: Spelling for Young Catholics; Institute for Excellence in Writing 

History/Geography:The Old World and America; Memoria Press Famous Men of Rome & World Geography Book II

Science: God’s Wonderful World

Mathematics: Saxon 6/5

Language: Latina Christiana Book 2

Handwriting: Our Catholic Faith – Cursive

 

6th GRADE

Religion: Baltimore Catechism Volume 2; Pentateuch; Gospel of Life

Grammar: Warriner’s Grammar & Composition First Course

Literature: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Tom Sawyer; Captain Courageous; Animal Farm; Scarlet Pimpernel; Everyman

Composition: Natural Speller; Institute for Excellence in Writing

History/Geography: Memoria Press Famous Men of the MIddle Ages & World Geography Book III

Science: Life Science

Mathematics: Saxon Math 7/6

Language: Memoria Press Form I Latin

Physical Education

 

 


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