Upper Grammar Stage (3rd-4th)

The basic learning temperament of this child is being able to make personal connections with ideas. This age of child is excited to learn facts, to make connections through making and organizing collections. This age enjoys relating their own experiences to a topic, or just telling a story. They continue to enjoy to memorize while also be able to use what they learn to make connections to bigger ideas. They easily assimilate language. The upper grammar stage classical educator creates a learning environment for these children through:

  • Collecting, displaying, modeling
  • Observing, explaining, describing,
  • Hands-on projects, activities
  • Memorization & recitation of works
  • Drills, games
  • Acting out dramatic episodes
  • Making cross curricular connections
  • Gathering, summarizing research
  • Oral and written presentations
  • Field trips