Lower School Curriculum

Subject content & curriculum taught for lower school grades at Summit.

Reading list for lower school grades.

Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for Pre-K:

BIBLE
The Jesus Storybook Bible
Prayers for Children
Big Thoughts for Little People: ABC’s to Help You Grow

MATH
Everyday Counts in Pre-K (Singapore Math In Focus)

LITERACY
Language and Literacy Pre-K (Handwriting Without Tears)
Readiness and Writing Pre-K (Handwriting Without Tears)

SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES
Colors, Shapes, Seasons, Pumpkins, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter, Plants, Butterflies, Animals, and Community Helpers (policemen and firemen)

Icon_Summit_Grades_KSubject Content & Curriculum
Material for Kindergarten:

BIBLE
God from A to Z

WORD STUDY
Word-Wires

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Penmanship

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Weather, Nutrition, and the 5 Senses

HISTORY
Community Affairs

MUSIC
Rhythm; Mozart

ART
Intro to Art Techniques

PE
2 / Week

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Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for First Grade:

BIBLE
Lands of the Bible

WORD STUDY
Word-Wires

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Shurley Level 1  & Penmanship

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Land Animals

HISTORY
Colonial Times-American Revolution

MUSIC
Rhythm; Bach/Beethoven/ Stravinsky

ART
Techniques & Imitation, Level 1

PE
2 / Week

Icon_Summit_Grades_2Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for 2nd Grade:

BIBLE
Biblical Covenants

WORD STUDY
Word-Wires

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Shurley Level 2  & Penmanship

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Water Animals

HISTORY
U.S. Constitution-Western Expansion

MUSIC
Rhythm; Vivaldi/Brahms/  Tchaikovsky

ART
Techniques & Imitation, Level 2

PE
2 / Week

Icon_Summit_Grades_3Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for Third Grade:

BIBLE
Genesis – Joshua

WORD STUDY
The Grammar of Spelling

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Excellence in Writing & Shurley Level 3

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Flying Animals

HISTORY
Ancient Civilizations

LATIN
Latin for Children, Book 1

MUSIC
Handel/Sousa/ Chopin/Strauss

ART
Techniques & Imitation, Level 3

PE
2 / Week

Icon_Summit_Grades_4Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for Fourth Grade:

BIBLE
Acts and the Pauline Epistles

WORD STUDY
The Grammar of Spelling

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Excellence in Writing & Shurley Level 4

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Botany

HISTORY
Early Church to Middle Ages

LATIN
Latin for Children        Book 2

MUSIC
Choir  Gershwin/Verdi/ Rossini/Operas

ART
Techniques & Imitation     Level 4

PE
2 / Week

Icon_Summit_Grades_5Subject Content & Curriculum
Material for Fifth Grade:

BIBLE
Redemption

WORD STUDY
The Grammar of Spelling

WRITING & GRAMMAR
Excellence in Writing & Shurley, Level 5

MATH
Singapore Math in Focus

SCIENCE
Astronomy

HISTORY
Renaissance – Reformation

LATIN
Latin for Children, Book 3

MUSIC
Choir & Music History

ART
Painting

PE
2 / Week