Monday, July 16, 2012

Textbooks and Info

Text books are not included in tuition. Feel free to buy USED!!

A Multi-Subject 3-Ring Binder can be used, or smaller, separate 3-Ring Binders for each subject.

3rd/4th Grade for 2012-2013

  • Grammar / Language Arts - First Language Lessons 4
    • First Language Lesson 4 Workbook (parents guide not required)

  • Math
    • Singapore Math 3A & 3B OR 4A & 4B (Both classes offered)
      • Text Book A & B
      • Workbook A & B
      • Extra Practice Book 3
      • Test Book A & B
  • The curriculum will be used as a spine. Enrichment activities (including enrichment for those advanced in math) and hands on learning will take place during class time, as well as additional resources sent home, as needed.
  • We will have two instructors as to meet the needs of varying levels and learning styles.

  • Handwriting

  • Writing
    • Notebook, paper, and a big imagination! We are pulling from multiple curriculum to meet and exceed GA Standards for 4th grade. This class will strive to foster a love for learning and improve upon each students' individual writing.

  • Social Studies / History (U.S. History, Civil War to Present for 1st semester)
    • Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: United States History: Civil War to Today Text
    • 3 Ring Binder
    • Links and Online Activities provided, as well as worksheets.

  • Reading/Literature
    • Book list will by compiled and first book will be in the fiction genre: Bridge to Terabithia.
      . We will be compiling packets for vocabulary, themes, activities, and discuss the Christian allegory.

  • Spanish
    • We will be placing an order for Spanish workbooks from The Learning Station in Fayetteville.  (Books are around $10-$14.)

  • Art
    • Supply List TBA
    • Supply fee - $40

  • Science- Real Science 4 Kids
    • Level 1 Chemistry for 1st semester, Level 1 Biology 2nd.
      • Text and Lab Book for Each Semester
    • Weekly discussion, review, & experiment/project that emphasizes the week's science material.
    • Online enrichment will be provided on "Homework Hideout" (videos, songs, websites, etc)
    • Supply Fee - $40

  • Spelling
    • I will be compiling weekly spelling/vocabulary lists that incorporate current topics in each subject.
    • No text necessary.

  • Suzuki Piano (optional)
    • Book, CD, and videos are included

  • Drama (optional)
    • No text needed