6th Grade

Language Arts

Reading and Literature
Oral reading
Reading comprehension
Speed reading
Vocabulary building

Penmanship
Review of cursive writing formation
Practice penmanship through creative writing and word exercise

Spelling and Poetry
Weekly word list by prefixes, suffixes, and root words
Vocabulary study from the word lists
Eight Poems commits to memory

Language
Writing Process
Writing, comparison/contrast, poetry, outlines, library research paper, narration, journal
Sentences and sentence parts
Fragments, run-ons
Punctuation and capitalization rules
Dictionary, thesaurus, and library skills
Student Writer Handbook

Grammar
Recognizing and diagramming all eight parts of speech

Science

Plants
Plentiful Plants

Animals
Observing Invertebrates

Matter
Material and Matter ( atoms, elements, and compounds)

Earth and Space
Structure of the Earth
God's Great Universe
Exploring Space

Arithmetic

Place value of whole numbers and decimals
Maintaining skills in fundamental operations
Story Problems/Problem solving strategies
Roman numerals
Rounding Off
English and metric measures
Converting measures within the same system and solving measurement equations
Adding, Subtracting, and multiplying measures
Prime factoring
Estimation
Ratios and proportion
Fundamental operations involving fractions and decimals
Percent
Probability
Graphs and scale drawing/Introduction to statistics
Basic Geometric shapes
Perimeter, area, and circumference
Bisecting angles
Reading Thermometer
Converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and Fahrenheit to Celsius
Equation solving/Introduction to basic Algebra
Latitude, longitude, and time zones
Banking, finding interest and installment buying
Reading Electric and gas meters

History and Geography

Advanced map studies
Geography facts, including the 50 states
Eight documents reviewed
North America: Land of New Frontiers
Canada
United States
Mexico and Central America
South America: Continent of Infinite Variety
United States History: The Colonial Heritage, new World's first Republic, U.S. in the Twentieth Century

Health, Safety, Manners

Safety First
First steps of First Aid
Your Changing Body
An Active Lifestyle
Your Body's Defenses
Your Communication System
Drugs - Use and Abuse
A Healthy Spirit

Anatomy
Endocrine System
Circulatory System
Respiratory System
Muscular System
Skeletal Systems
Lymphatic System
Nervous System
Skin

Bible

Lessons from Life of Christ, Parables, Elijah, Elisha, Daniel, Ezra/Nehemiah, Esther
Includes memory verses and hymns/choruses