A Typical Day

Typical day, Seventh Grade

8:15 – 8:35 Welcome and movement

8:35 – 8:50 Music, Speech, Mental Math and Grammar

  • Seasonal music played on recorder (alto and bass)  
  • Speech: seasonal poetry and lesson material (longer pieces that require memorization)
  • Mental Math and/or written exercise
  • Grammar and spelling: sentence structure, oral and written spelling, dictation.

8:50 – 10:25 Main Lesson

Example: Physiology
8:50 – 9:05 Review and practice from previous lessons. Students are asked to review and explain the complex systems of the human body in their own words.
9:05 – 9:35 New lesson
9:35 – 10:15 Quiet working time. Writing (using notes from previous day and review that morning) and illustrating systems in Main Lesson book.
10:15 – 10:25 Historical stories from the Renaissance, these stories meet the “birth of the individual” in 7th grade

10:25 – 11:05 Snack & Recess

11:05-11:55 Math*

11:55-12:45 Spanish*

12:30-1:25 Recess & Lunch

1:25- 2:15 Movement/Games*

1:50-2:40 Handwork*

3:05 – 3:15 Chores / Closing of the Day

3:15 Dismissal

* indicates that class is taught by a special subjects teacher.