6th Grade

Our Sixth Grade Program focuses on children that are eleven to twelve years old.

Our program has a touch of excitement with Social Studies covering Biblical history and ancient civilizations up to the time of the Early Church. Science covers gardening and small garden creatures. Students continue to grow in their reading and math skills, including learning about fractions, decimals, percentages, basic geometry, maps, graphs, charts, units of measure, averaging, rounding, and Roman Numerals.

Many of the items in this package are non-consumable, if the original items are kept then additional children going through this level would have an enrollment fee of $100. The full-year fee would be $400.

6th grade includes:

Increasing In Wisdom Bible Study

Proverbs is a fascinating book on wisdom and character, and now students can study and compare traits ranging from diligence vs. laziness to humility vs. pride.

 

 

10 Minute Bible Journey

A fast-paced, apologetics-infused synopsis of God’s Word!

Study 52 accounts that weave the chronological, gospel-centered storyline of the most strategic and amazing events from Creation to Heaven. Filled with vibrant, full-color images, an illustrated fold-out timeline, and exciting “faith facts” that confirm the Bible is true, this book is designed to help Christians of all ages spring to a new level in their understanding of God’s Word and their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Includes a 2½ foot fold-out timeline that integrates the events from each chapter and a chronology based on James Ussher’s calculations into a comprehensive overview from Creation to the present day

 

 

Elementary Geography & Cultures

Elementary Geography & Cultures guides your student on a journey across the globe in this engaging elementary geography course! Students will explore continents, countries, and cultures around the globe while discovering biomes, history, government systems, heritage sites, recipes, and Christian heritage through visually stunning books and engaging worksheets!

Explorer Globe – 12″ diam/blue/raised rel/met

12″ diameter globe featuring raised relief and metal base.

The World’s Story 1: The Ancients

Students will start with God’s Creation and learn all about Biblical history and ancient civilizations up to the time of the Early Church.

Language Lessons for a Living Education 6

Students will focus on the essentials of written communication as they master and apply their skills to grammar, spelling, reading comprehension, and vocabulary expansion. Independent reading and writing proficiency are developed by consistently writing clear, effective sentences within dynamic paragraphs. In practicing these skills, students will start to incorporate more creative challenges, such as figures of speech and descriptive writing.

Students will also review and integrate the eight parts of speech, tricky words and verbs, parts of a story, poems, Bible genres, map studies, picture observation, and much more. With a large Teacher Aids section included, students are equipped to meet any writing challenge.

Written with a Charlotte Mason influence but designed for modern homeschoolers, the course also includes a Scope and Sequence, daily course calendar, assessment charts, recommended reading list, spelling practice ideas, and grammar sheets.
 

Pentime Cursive Grade 6

This program is designed to teach children handwriting with a minimum of assistance.

 

Math Lessons for a Living Education: Level 6 (Set)

Continue the adventure with Charlie and Charlotte as they learn about fractions, decimals, percentages, basic geometry, maps, graphs, charts, units of measure, averaging, rounding, and Roman Numerals.

This level of Math Lessons for a Living Education has a separate teacher guide, which also includes all quizzes, quiz answers, worksheet answers, a suggested daily schedule, reviews, a final exam and guidelines for an optional end of year student presentation. The end of the book also includes information on transitioning from this level to Book 1 of Principles of Mathematics and even contains the first chapter as an excerpt so you can get a closer look.

Balance Benders Book 1

Move over Sudoku, here come Balance Benders™! You can use these activities as quick, fun logic problems or as stepping stones to success in algebra. Students develop problem-solving skills and pre-algebra skills as they solve balance puzzles that are more fun and addictive than Sudoku puzzles! Students must analyze each balance to identify the clues, and then synthesize the information to solve the puzzle. Try one—and then try to stop!

Balance Benders™ puzzles spiral—gradually introducing more challenging concepts to give students the confidence and ability to master algebra word problems. These concepts include:

Deductive Thinking
Pre-Algebra
Analysis
Commutative Property
Distributive Property
Associative Property
Substitution Property of Equality and Inequality
Addition Property of Equality and Inequality
Subtraction Property of Equality and Inequality
Multiplication Property of Equality and Inequality
Division Property of Equality and Inequality

Reproducible, solutions included, 46 perforated pages.

Elementary Science: Soil, Sea, & Sky Set

Elementary Science: Soil, Sea, & Sky guides your student on an amazing scientific exploration of plants, animals, insects, and their relationships with one another in the world! Students will travel from earth’s core to the edge of the outer atmosphere as they catch glimpses of the Creator’s hand all along the way and learn that God’s amazing world is filled with endless discoveries.

In Elementary Science: Soil, Sea, & Sky students will:

*Explore the elements that make up the soil, the sea, and the sky

*Compare and contrast the world’s largest insects, insects designed with camouflage, the most beautiful insects, the weirdest insects, and more

*Study the relationship between living organisms and our place in God’s wondrous creation

*Develop vocabulary through important words and concepts

*Gain insight into influential scientists and their work

*Understand practical aspects of stewardship

*and so much more!

Peterson First Guide to Insects of North America

The First Guide to Insects of North America offers introductory information on observation, life stages and insect body parts, common insect like creatures. Containing summary information, color, size, habitats and eating habits, this guide will enable children to accurately identify over 200 insects common in North America.

Bronze Bow Book

The 1962 Newbery Medal winner. Angry and vengeful at the death of his parents, Daniel bar Jamin joins an outlaw band pledging to do all he can to rid the land of the hated Romans. But Daniel’s life is changed after an encounter with a wandering teacher from Nazareth named Jesus. Could he be following the wrong leader?

Golden Goblet

Winner of a Newbery Honor, an exciting ancient Egyptian mystery!

Ranofer wants only one thing in the world: to be a master goldsmith like his beloved father was. But how can he when he is all but imprisoned by his evil half brother, Gebu? Ranofer knows the only way he can escape Gebu’s abuse is by changing his destiny. But can a poor boy with no skills survive on the cutthroat streets of ancient Thebes? Then Ranofer finds a priceless golden goblet in Gebu’s room and he knows his luck−and his destiny−are about to change.

Hittite Warrior

This stirring novel takes place in Biblical times. It shows, through the life of an orphaned Hititte, how Judea has always been the crossroads and battlefield of contending nations. During his great adventure, he finally comes to peace with himself, the Hebrews, and God.

Twice Freed

This novel is set in ancient Greece and tells the fictionalized story of Onesimus, a runaway slave whose story is included in the New Testament book of Philemon. It begins when Onesimus is a child and shows the struggles he faced as a slave. As he grows and eventually escapes slavery, he is constantly faced with new Christians coming into his life, and he even becomes close with Paul. Though he resists Christianity, Onesimus eventually embraces Christ and returns to his master to ask for forgiveness for running away.  With adventure, characters from the Bible, and events that easily could have happened, this book is entertaining as well as touching.

Teaching History Through Art

Teaching History Through Art covers ancient history through the Renaissance. Because a culture’s art gives insights into their society, ample illustrations, lively and informative text, and related activities teach us about civilizations through the ages. For example, one activity is on Vase Painting, with information related to the Archaic period from about the late seventh century B.C. to 480 B.C. Two photographs of Grecian vases are displayed, with corresponding art activities. One is to make a vase with a picture on it, starting with self-hardening clay. Directions are included for coil building a vase. Another idea is given for painting on a coffee can, to experience painting on a curved surface. Directions for surface preparation and completion are included. Another page relates the story of the Bayeux Tapestry, along with a scene from the artwork. The corresponding art activity is to produce a three-foot mural relating another famous battle in history, using oil or chalk pastels. Still another page tells about the navigator and explorer Captain Cook. After a brief but interesting biographical sketch, students are given directions to build their own ship in a bottle. Renaissance topics, along with wonderful art activities, include: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Galileo, Gutenberg, Drer, Mercator, Boticelli, Raphael, Shakespeare, Clothing and Armor in the Renaissance, St. Peter’s Basilica, Peter Paul Rubens, Painting in the Renaissance, Triptych, and Illuminated Manuscripts. Each gives you well-researched and interesting background information, along with a correlated art activity.

 

All Nations Shall Worship CD

The Harrow Family inspires many with this wonderful collection of Scripture-based songs. Full versions with vocals as well as instrumental-only versions are included on the CD. Track lineup is as follows: All Nations Shall Worship (Ps. 86:9-10), The Beatitudes (Matt. 5:1-16), If We Confess (1 John 1:9), The Armor of God (Eph. 6:13-17), Your Body is a Temple (1 Cor. 6:19-20), Go to the Ant (Prov. 6:6-11), I am the Door (John 10:7-18), The Fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22-23), Humility (Phil. 2:5-11), Charm (Prov. 31:30), and Psalm 91. Words included.

6th grade with alternate math includes:

Zeta Math Primer

Zeta extends the student’s concept of place value to the right of the decimal point. Students learn to complete core operations with decimals. The connection between fractions and decimals is presented.

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