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Sixth Grade Teacher Planner (65 Pages)...$25.00


The Sixth Grade Teacher Planner is the perfect student supplement to the Sixth Grade Syllabus. It contains detailed daily lesson plans for Religion, Mathematics, Grammar, Editing, Spelling, Poetry, Science, History, Geography, Latin, Art and Music in an easy-to-read format addressed to the student. The assignments for each week are found on facing pages and are broken down by subject and day. There is a box for the student to check off for each subject, so that the parent can see at a glance how all subjects for the day or even the week are going. In addition, each week has a Notes section for every subject in order to track any changes to assignments, field trips, extra-curricular work, deadlines, weekly grades, etc. The Teacher Planners are not a substitute for the corresponding syllabus, however. They are an aid that lists the student’s work, without giving the detailed explanations or teaching resources found in the syllabi. The student will need to refer back to the syllabus on occasion for particular directions. Please Note: The Teacher Planner uses the standard texts found in the Mother of Divine Grace Syllabi. Where the syllabi offer a choice of texts, the Teacher Planner uses the text that most families in the Mother of Divine Grace program use (noted below in bold).

In Religion we use St. Joseph's Baltimore Catechism, No. 2 to continue the study of Catholic doctrine. We also use the Gospel according to St. Mark and the Gospel according to St. Luke along with study questions for each chapter to facilitate discussion in the study of Sacred Scripture. In Mathematics we use Math 76 (Saxon) to develop facility in computation and understanding of mathematical principles. In Grammar we use Easy Grammar, Grade 6 (Phillips) to continue the formal study of grammar which assumes a more central place in the curriculum this year along with literature, poetry and history all of which contribute to the formation of the intellect in a way that is appropriate at the end of the Grammatical stage. We begin the practice of Editing through The Great Editing Adventure, Vol. II. In Spelling we recommend continuing to use The Writing Road to Reading along with Starting a Spelling Notebook. In Poetry we continue to use The Harp and Laurel Wreath for selections of poetry to memorize. In Science we use Balance Beam (Tops) and Pendulum (Tops) or Magnetism (Tops) and Electricity (Tops) which provide a hands-on approach to science. In History we begin The Old World and America which provides a springboard for the study of Egypt and other ancient civilizations through supplemental texts such as Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and Pyramids. We also provide the student with a list of historical fiction, including works like God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah, Mara, Daughter of the Nile, and The Hittite Warrior, to complement the study of history through literature. In Geography, which is correlated with history, we use The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt (Penguin) to let the student master the geography of Egypt and the Ancient World through extensive map work. In Latin we use Beginning Latin III to continue the formal study of Latin. In Art we use Calligraphy – First Steps Series (Marsh) to encourage the practical application while we use Art 7 for Young Catholics (Seton Press) for continued appreciation. In Music we use Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory along with classical music selections for music appreciation.

Current Edition: © 2016.

Online versions of the MODG syllabi are provided to enrolled families free of charge. Paper copies of the syllabi are also available for purchase from the MODG office, with a 30% discount for enrolled families.

Book List

English
  • Essential 7
    • Easy Grammar Grade 6
      Phillips, Wanda
      Isha Enterprises — 712 Pages
      ISBN: 093698144X
    • Easy Grammar Grade 6 Student Test Booklet
      Phillips, Wanda
      Isha Enterprises — 48 Pages
      ISBN: 0936981520
    • Starting a Spelling Notebook: A Nuts and Bolts Guide to The Writing Road to Reading
      McAlister, Mari
      Mari McAlister — 40 Pages
    • The Great Editing Adventure Series: Volume 2
      Common Sense Press
      Common Sense Press — 61 Pages
      ISBN: 1880892774
    • The Great Editing Adventure Student Book: Volume 2
      Common Sense Press
      Common Sense Press — 99 Pages
      ISBN: 1880892782
    • The Harp and Laurel Wreath: Poetry and Dictation for the Classical Curriculum
      Berquist, Laura
      Ignatius Press — 500 Pages
      ISBN: 0898707161
    • The Writing Road to Reading
      Spalding, Romalda Bishop
      Collins Reference — 480 Pages
      ISBN: 0062083937
  • Supplemental - Optional 1
Fine Arts
  • Essential 4
    • Art 7 for Young Catholics
      Seton Press
      Seton Press
      ISBN: B001JT819S
    • Calligraphy
      Marsh, Don
      North Light Books — 128 Pages
      ISBN: 089134666X
    • MODG only uses CD 1, which is bundled with Book 1 as a single item at modgbooks.com. Note: Parents with musical experience could replace this with alternate ear training activities.
    • Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Ear Training CD for Books 1 & 2
      Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, Morton Manus
      Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
      ISBN: 0739027271
    • MODG sells Book 1 and CD 1 together as a single bundled item at modgbooks.com
    • Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Book 1
      Surmani, Andrew & Surmani, Karen Farnum & Manus, Morton
      Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. — 40 Pages
      ISBN: 0882848941
  • Alternate text that can replace an essential or required supplemental text 1
Foreign Language
  • Essential 2
    • Beginning Latin III - Answer Key
      Hayden, Margaret
      Mother of Divine Grace School — 282 Pages
    • Beginning Latin III - Student Manual
      Hayden, Margaret
      Mother of Divine Grace School — 320 Pages
  • Supplemental - Optional 6
Mathematics
  • Essential 3
    • Math 7/6: Solutions Manual
      Saxon & Hake
      Saxon Publishers — 336 Pages
      ISBN: 1591413273
    • Math 7/6: Student Text
      Saxon & Hake
      Saxon Publishers — 768 Pages
      ISBN: 1591413192
    • Math 7/6: Tests and Worksheets
      Saxon & Hake
      Saxon Publishers — 252 Pages
      ISBN: 1591413230
  • Supplemental - Optional 4
  • Alternate text that can replace an essential or required supplemental text 1
Religion
  • Essential 2
    • Ignatius Bible (RSV)
      Various
      Ignatius Press — 1096 Pages
    • The New Saint Joseph Baltimore Catechism (No. 2)
      Kelley, Fr. Bennet
      Catholic Book Publishing Corp — 264 Pages
      ISBN: 089942242X
Science
  • Essential 2
    • TOPS Pendulum (34)
      Marson, Ron & Peg
      TOPS Learning System
      ISBN: 094100855X
    • TOPS Perfect Balance (31)
      Marson, Ron & Peg
      TOPS Learning Systems — 20 Pages
      ISBN: 0941008312
  • Alternate text that can replace an essential or required supplemental text 2
Social Studies
  • Essential 3
    • The Old World and America
      Furlong, Fr. Philip
      Tan Books — 384 Pages
      ISBN: 0895552027
    • The Old World and America Answer Key
      Furlong, Fr. Philip
      Tan Books — 94 Pages
      ISBN: 0895556200
    • The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt
      Manley, Bill
      Penguin Books — 144 Pages
      ISBN: 0140513310
  • Supplemental - Required 8
    • God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
      Williamson, Joanne
      Bethlehem Books — 206 Pages
      ISBN: 1883937736
    • Ignatius Bible (RSV)
      Various
      Ignatius Press — 1096 Pages
    • Mara, Daughter of the NIle
      McGraw, Eloise
      Puffin Books
      ISBN: 140319298
    • Pyramid
      Macauley, David
      Graphia — 80 Pages
      ISBN: 0395321212
    • The Golden Goblet
      McGraw, Eloise
      Puffin Books — 256 Pages
      ISBN: 140303359
    • The Hittite Warrior
      Williamson, Joanne
      Bethlehem Books — 237 Pages
      ISBN: 1883937388
    • The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
      Payne, Elizabeth
      Random House Books — 192 Pages
      ISBN: 0394846990
    • Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah
      Hyman, Frieda Clark
      Bethlehem Books — 182 Pages
      ISBN: 1883937965
  • Supplemental - Optional 4
  • Alternate text that can replace an essential or required supplemental text 2
  • Mentioned in the syllabus, but not assigned 9