Parts of speech, spelling and grammar, creative and essay writing, emphasis on descriptive writing, genre exploration, reading of classics, interviews, letter writing,
In practice: Authoring hardcover nonfiction books, tooling leather bound pioneer journals, drafting and recitation of poetry, biographies
SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES
American and Idaho history, ancient civilizations, world geography, physical geography, government, current events
Human body investigations, genes and DNA, the periodic table, ocean and stream studies, geology and space sciences.
In Practice Building native structures, human body models and experiments, country projects including cooking, language and mapping, stream studies with water testing and macroinvertebrate collection
Decimals, mixed numbers, reciprocals, metric system, percentages, ratios, proportion, estimation, mathematical sentences, equations, geometry, algebraic equations,
In practice: Cooking and baking, budgeting and fundraising, building and modeling
Exploration of color and medium, sculpture, form drawing, design
Physical Education, Drama, Spanish, Mindfulness, Culinary Arts, Technology, Skiing and Snowboarding, Ice Skating, Swimming, Hiking and Biking
Monthly field trips and outings and a year end class trip to various destinations around the United States. Past trips include: San Diego, Seattle and the Olympic Peninsula, Phoenix and The Grand Canyon, Boston and Coastal Maine, and Washington D.C. and Williamsburg, VA.