Sixth Grade Curriculum

Religion
Spirit of Truth: Grade Six—Sacred Scripture, Sophia Institute Press

Math
Saxon Math, Grade 6 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Constructing the Universe Activity Books by Michael Schneider

Science
FOSS Next Generation
Physical – Electromagnetic Force
Physical – Variables and Design
Earth – Earth and Sun
Life – Living Systems

History
Ancient History
All Ye Lands: Origins of World Cultures by The Catholic Textbook Project
Roman Catholic History by Sonya Romens
Opportunities for hands-on learning: Field trips to site of underground railroad in Ann Arbor, St. Anne’s in Detroit (Gabriel Richard), Solanus Casey Center, Greenfield Village/Henry Ford, Kelsey Archeology Museum (Egyptian)

Latin
Second Form Latin, Memoria Press

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
Spelling/Vocab
Vocabulary Workshop, Level A by Sadler
Composition: Institute for Excellence in Writing Course

Grammar
Fit It! Grammar Book 2 by Pamela White

Literature
Adam of the Road, Elizabeth Gray Vining
The Door in the Wall, Marguerite de Angeli
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table, Roger Lancelyn Green
Robin Hood, Howard Pyle
Adam of the Road, Elizabeth Gray Vining
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery
Banner in the Sky, James Ullman
The Black Stallion, Walter Farley
The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, Padraic Colum
Custer and Crazy Horse, Stephen E. Ambrose
Detectives in Togas, Henry Winterfeld
The Door in the Wall, Marguerite de Angeli
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, Jacqueline Kelly
Heidi, Johanna Spyri
I Am David, Anne Holm
I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai
Inside Out & Back Again, Thanhha Lai
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O’Dell
Justin Morgan Had a Horse, Marguerite Henry
Lassie Come Home, Eric Knight
Many Moons, James Thurber
Number the Stars, Lois Lowry
On to Oregon!, Honore Morrow
Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
Robin Hood, Howard Pyle
Thank You, Jackie Robinson, Barbara Cohen
Twenty and Ten, Claire Huchet Bishop
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Elizabeth George Speare