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Claritas Classical

(5th Grade)

To download the PDF Schedule
of CORE & ELECTIVE CLASSES please click this link: 

Core Classes

  • Elementary core classes are 2-day classes. Students will attend both Mondays & Wednesdays. Attendance on both days is required.

  • This class is 8:30 to 12:30 on Monday & Wednesday.

  • $40 Supply Fee for the school year paid directly to the Tutor

  • Required Curriculum List:

    • Memory Work - 2 options available, choose 1 *(most families prefer the Cross Seven subscription) 

      • Claritas Memory Work Guide – Cycle 2 - LINK

      • OR purchase the monthly subscription to Cross Seven, Cycle 2 (which has all of the memory work set to music/videos)- LINK​

    • Literature

      • The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald - LINK

      • Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling - LINK

      • The Borrowers by Mary Norton - LINK

      • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson - LINK

      • Heidi by Johanna Spyri - LINK

      • The Prince and the Pauper - LINK

    • Math 

      • Saxon Math 6/5 homeschool kit with tests, worksheets and solution manual - LINK

      • Or Saxon Math 6/5 text book only - LINK

    • Grammar

      • Grammar Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind– Purple Workbook - LINK

    • History

      • The Mystery of History Volume 2 – The Early Church and the Middle Ages - LINK

    • Science

      • Exploring God’s Creation with Zoology 2 (Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day)- LINK

    • Latin

      • First Form Latin Student Text - LINK

      • First Form Latin Student Workbook - LINK

  • Additional Supplies:​​

    • 1 Pocket folder

    • Pencils /eraser

    • 10 ct. box of washable markers

    • 2 fine tip dry erase markers

    • Scissors

    • Glue stick

    • Pencil box for supplies

Claritas Classical Memory Program

Taking a classical approach which focuses on the grammar stage of the trivium, the foundation of this class is the Claritas Memory Work Guide Cycle 2 (The Dark Ages through Early Explorers).  The Memory Work Guide covers 28 separate grammar pegs for the following subjects: Hymns, Scripture, English Grammar, Latin, Math, History, Geography, Timeline, and Science.  Each week the students will memorize the grammar peg for each of the subjects for that week.  New memory work will be introduced on Mondays and reviewed on Wednesdays.  Students will be expected to work on the Claritas Memory Work at home.  

The following core subjects will be taught on Mondays and Wednesdays with homework required on the other days of the week:  Literature, Math, Grammar, History, Science and Latin.  These courses will follow a classical method of teaching, keeping in mind the grammar stage of learning and centering around Claritas Memory Work Cycle 2 when applicable. Parent involvement at home will be necessary. 


Claritas students are highly encouraged to take the Claritas Music & Art class elective and the grade appropriate IEW writing elective. 


Please note that Handwriting is not included in the core class, but we recommend A Reason for Handwriting curriculum to do at home as it fits well with the classical approach to education. 

Teacher: Julie Cox

Elective Classes

  • Please follow this LINK to the Elementary Electives offered 5th & 6th hours.

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