Fifth Grade Curriculum
$460

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Introduction to the Fifth Year / Teaching North American Geography

Introduction to the Fifth Year / Teaching North American Geography Description This overview book shows the teacher how to organize the entire year as well as each school day. It also contains lists of art supplies and reading lists for the student. The section on teaching North American geography gives the teacher suggestions and activities…

Ancient India

Ancient India Description Four great historical and cultural epochs within the course of the evolution of human consciousness are studied in the fifth grade year. One begins with two great ancient cultures from India and Persia that preceded the cradle of civilization as it appeared in Mesopotamia. Within the study of ancient India, stories of…

The Ancient Culture in Persia

The Ancient Culture in Persia Description The great culture that followed ancient India takes place in the mountainous plateaus of Persia. Here, the holy book of Zoroastrianism, the Zend-Avesta, tells of the mighty Zarathustra who, following 20 years of solitude in the mountains, descends to the valleys teaching mankind to till the earth and build…

Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia Description The cultures of the Fertile Crescent, such as Sumer and Babylonia, and of Egypt of the Nile arose simultaneously. In this study the student learns the oldest story of mankind, the great epic of Gilgamesh. However, important cultural developments occurred at this stage of humanity’s growth such as the growing of surplus…

Botany

Botany Description This teacher’s manual constitutes the life science study in the fifth grade providing 6 to 8 weeks of lessons and activities with an overview of the whole of the plant kingdom. One climbs the ladder of the plant kingdom from fungi, lichen, and mosses, up to the conifers, and finally to the monocotyledons…

The Culture of Ancient Egypt

The Culture of Ancient Egypt Description This study continues the story of the rise of civilization along the Nile. The student learns of the overarching myth of this culture, that of Osiris and Isis, and is introduced to the Egyptian pantheon. The construction of the pyramids, hieroglyphic writing, mummification and many other aspects of Egyptian…

Geometry and Number

Geometry and Number Description The student is introduced to the basic qualities of geometrical plane figures (such as “the sum of the interior angles of a triangle equal 180°”) through artistic activities. One also learns number systems from the ancient world, binary numbers, how to estimate, reckoning averages, and gaining facility with graphing and the…

Teaching Ancient Greek Mythology

Teaching Ancient Greek Mythology Description This fourth great cultural period in the evolution of humanity is introduced through its primary myths that includes stories of the Olympian gods and goddesses, heroes such as Hercules and Prometheus, as well as the great world epic Homer’s Odyssey. This study will be followed in the sixth grade with…