A Typical Day

Typical Day, Fourth Grade

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome

  • Welcome, check in, review schedule for the day

8:45 – 8:55 Recorder-playing and singing

8:55 – 9:30 Movement, speech, memorization

  • Games involving math or strategy, sequencing events, reasoning and collaboration
  • Math practice and review
  • Spelling – written and oral
  • Speech / Recitation – both long pieces that require memorization, and / or shorter tongue twisters

9:30 – 10:30 Main Lesson (9 blocks per year)

Example: California History and Geography

  • Review and practice from previous lesson (math or reading)
  • New lesson
  • Quiet working time, writing in main lesson book
  • Myth from Norse Mythology – These images meet the child developmentally as well as provide characters for working out math problems and grammar lessons

10:30 – 11:10 Recess & Snack

11:10-11:50 Spanish*

11:50-12:30 Form Drawing

12:30-1:20 Recess & Lunch

1:10-1:50 Gardening*

1:50-2:40 Eurythmy*

2:40 – 2:55 Chores / Closing of the Day

2:55 – 3:10 Dismissal

 

* indicates that class is taught by a subject teacher.