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Planning for Genevieve - Grade 5

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We want Genevieve to have books that feed the mind and nourish the soul. Genevieve is a willing and conscientious student, she is ready to be challenged to a much higher level than she has been thus far.


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Faith
Spiritual - One saint’s biography of choice each term.
Saints - 57 Stories of Saints by Anne Heffernan - Narrate
*Omit the chapters on St. Dymphna and St. Maria Goretti
Bible - The First Christians, The Acts of the Apostles for Children- Marigold Hunt - Read aloud and narrate one chapter per week. Memorise 1 verse/week.
Catechism - Faith & Life x 1 chapter/week

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English
Reading Daily 
The books set for history, religion, geography, literature and science to be read by Genevieve independently or aloud to me. 

Copywork 
Cursive & Printing - daily 10 minutes
Startwrite - selection of poems/bible passages/catechism

Composition
Regular written narrations from books set for history, religion, geography, literature and science.

Studied Dictation/Spelling
Spelling Wisdom x 2 /week
All About Spelling to be used as an explanation where needed

Grammar
Australian English x 3/week

Poetry
Daily Poetry reading  - memorise one poem per week.
Books from our home library

Shakespeare
Comedies.
Tales From Shakespeare  Charles and Mary Lamb
Shakespeare for Children – Jim Wiess (Audio)
My Previous Plans

Literature
Select five novels per term for enjoyment from this list or the 'Mega List' for enjoyment.

All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Good Master & The White Stag by Kate Seredy
Mrs Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
The Rescuers by Margery Sharp
Ballet Shoes by 
Noel Streatfeild

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Mathematics
Mathematics.com.au
Living Math books
Math Board Games and activities

Science 
???
Reading
Galen and the Gateway to Medicine by Jeanne Bendick
??

Experiments
??

Nature Study 
Weekly nature walk
Wonderland of Nature - Nuri Mass

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History
20th Century
The Story of the World: Volume 4, The Modern Age
or Child's History of the World - Virgil Hillyer
Supporting living books from Branch and Home Library.

History Reads
???

Australian History
Sunburnt Country - Arthur Baillie
Notebook Narrations.
Supporting Living Books from Branch and Home Library.

Geography

A Child's Geography of the World by Virgil Hillyer 
Mapdrill

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Art
Home Library & Youtubes
Practical application

Picture Study
Home & Town Library
An artist a fortnight

Music Appreciation
Listen to classical composers
Read Opal Wheeler

Music
Drum lessons via online
Singing with Mariah

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Extra Curricula
Soccer

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