LANGUAGE ARTS

Shurley Grammar

ARITHMETIC

  • Number recognition, counting, and writing 1–10,000 and beyond
  • Numbers greatest and least
  • Counting and writing to hundred thousands, by threes to 36, by fours to 48
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Addition facts through 18, column addition, four-digit addition with carrying
  • Subtraction facts through 18, four-digit subtraction with borrowing
  • Multiplication facts 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 10
  • Division facts 2, 3, 5, 10
  • Story problems
  • Multiple combinations
  • Estimation
  • Rounding
  • Numbers before and after by ones, twos, threes, fives, tens, twenty-fives, and hundreds
  • Counting and combining coins and bills
  • Telling time to the nearest minute
  • English and some metric measures
  • Drawing and measuring lines to one-half inch
  • Developing listening skills
  • Calendars
  • Place value to hundred thousands
  • Unit fractions, comparing fractions
  • Determining change
  • Reading a thermometer
  • Reading pictographs, bar graphs, line graphs, and circle graphs
  • Roman numerals

HISTORY

  • America’s flags and freedoms
  • Early Americans
  • American holidays and songs
  • Colonial life
  • Declaration of Independence
  • American War for Independence
  • Pioneers
  • Civil War
  • Railroads and cattle ranching
  • American immigrants
  • American free enterprise system and work ethic
  • American inventions, inventors, scientists, and athletes
  • Americans of courage and creativity
  • Last states and territories added
  • Good citizenship

SCIENCE

  • Creator’s design, plan, and balance
  • Human brain and body systems
  • Five sense organs
  • Plants: parts and growth
  • Animals and their habitats: oceans, ponds, forests, savannas, rainforests
  • Scientific investigation
  • How and where scientists work
  • Science tools and safety
  • Energy, force, and movement
  • Work and machines
  • States of matter
  • Atmosphere and water cycle
  • Predicting weather
  • Planets and solar system
  • Stars, sun, moon
  • Earth: planet designed for life

HEALTH SAFETY AND MANNERS

Health

  • Posture
  • Nutrition/exercise
  • Rest/cleanliness
  • Preventative care

Safety

  • Emergency preparation at home and away from home
  • Winter and water safety
  • Storm safety

Manners

  • Courtesy
  • Kindness
  • Cheerfulness
  • Respect
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Thankfulness
  • Patience
  • Table manners

BIBLE

Lessons: Salvation Series, Life of Moses, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Jonah, Favorite Bible Stories, Christmas, Crucifixion and Resurrection (includes memory verses, hymns/choruses, and Bible doctrine)

MUSIC ARTS & CRAFTS

  • Traditional, patriotic, fun songs
  • Seasonal and keepsake projects that develop art concepts and techniques using multiple types of media
Office Hours INFO
The school office is open from: Mon-Fri: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Contact
Contact Info
  • 101 N El Monte Ave, Los Altos, California 94022
  • PH: (650) 949-0909
  • FAX: (650) 254-8004
  • office@canterburycs.org