Human Anatomy and Physiology!
This year your students will discover the amazing world of human anatomy!
Topics covered will include:
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Digestive and Renal Systems
Health and Nutrition
The Respiratory System
The Cardiovascular System
The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The Nervous System Extended
The Integumentary System
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Growth and Development
Grammar and Writing
Sixth grade is a continuation of the easy grammar program used for grammar and writing. Students move from basic definitions through advanced sentence structure and analysis—your student will learn the three essential elements of language education: understanding and memorizing rules (prescriptive teaching), repeated exposure to examples of how those rules are used (descriptive instruction), and practice using those rules in exercises and in writing (practical experience). Students will move through the most basic concepts through advanced grammatical concepts such as modal and hortative verbs and multiple functions of noun clauses.Extensive diagramming exercises reinforce the rules and help technical and visual learners to understand and use the English language effectively. Text for examples and exercises are drawn from great works of literature, as well as from well-written nonfiction texts in science, mathematics, and the social sciences.
Social Studies: The Middle Ages (400 - 1600)
Making use of The Story of the World, Volume 2 along with The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia and numerous instructor-assigned supplemental materials, this class studies the medieval world at a logic-stage level. Students will make use of primary sources, timelines, and other logic-stage materials to learn about the medieval world, from the fall of the Roman empire through the beginnings of the Renaissance. Students will be required to turn in at least two outlines, six written summaries, and a final history project. Weekly timeline work, periodic exams and weekly comprehension quizzes will accompany class discussion to engage deeper understanding of the time period being studied.
Topics to be covered include:
The Roman Past , Early Medieval Britain, Byzantium, Medieval India, The Birth of Islam, China & East of China, Australia, The Foundations of France , The Norsemen, Early England , Medieval Chivalry, The Crusades, Kingship in England ,The Diaspora, The Mongols, Ming China, The Ottoman Empire, The Black Death, The Hundred Years’ Wa, Spain & Portugal, African Kingdoms, The Moghuls of India, Native American Kingdoms, The New World, Reformation, Renaissance, Elizabethan England, Colonizing North America, Spanish-English War
Books We May Read In Class*
*Book lists are subject to change
1.) Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
2.) Wonder by R.J. Ealacio
5.) Heroes of Black History (from the Who Was…? series - Harriet Tubman, MLK, Rosa Parks, and Jackie Robinson)
6.) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
7.) The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
8.) Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar
9.) The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
10.) Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Sixth Grade Math
The Lab school of Oklahoma uses Saxon math for it's core math instruction. We believe each student is unique and teach to the individual. Therefore, we supplement with Math-U-See to integrate a more hands on approach with those who would benefit. For more information on Saxon math, please visit our "About Us" page.
Below is a list of new topics covered this year in math. As always we strive to fit our math program to your Childs unique needs. For a great resource and explanation on why we use Saxon Math, please refer to our "About Us" page.
Using a calculator to find roots
Percent of change
Conversion between temperature scales
Determining the precision of a measuring tool
Semicircles and sectors
Intercepts of a line
Graphing transformations on the coordinate plane
Combining like terms
Solving simple quadratic equations
Graphing on a number line
Graphing on a coordinate plane
Identifying misleading graphs
Slope of a line