Grade Six


  1. A History of US by Joy Hakim, volumes 5-9:
  2. Rand McNally Schoolhouse Intermediate Geography And Map Activities (0528934708)
  3. Rand McNally Schoolhouse Intermediate World Atlas (0528934600)                      

Optional History Enrichment: the following recommended history readers will enhance your child’s understanding of United States history. These optional books will be on the weekly assignment sheet in the “History Buff” section.

    1. The Amazing Impossible Erie Canal by Cheryl Harness  (0689825846)
    2. Bound For Oregon by Jean Van Leeuwen (0140383190)
    3. Behind Rebel Lines by Seymour Reit (0152164278)
    4. Gettysburg by Mackinlay Kantor (0394891813)
    5. Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling (0590436287)
    6. Soft Rain: A Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Cornelia Cornelissen (0440412420)
    7. The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Davidson (0590424033)
    8. George Washington Carver by David Collins (091513490X)
    9. We’ll Race You, Henry Ford by Barbara Mitchell (0876144717)
    10. Helen Keller by Margaret Davidson (0590424041)
    11. The Wright Brothers by Quentin Reynolds (0394847008)
    12. Blue Willow by Doris Gates (0140309241)
    13. Journey to America by Sonya Levitin (0689711301)
    14. Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan (0142402249)
    15. House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert De Jong (0064402002)
        Optional American History Enrichment: This highly recommended 3-volume audio tape series brings American history to life - Living Principles of America       

Optional Art History Enrichment - A Child’s History of Art: Architecture Course. V. M. Hillyer’s art history for children is just as engaging as his famous world history for children. Architecture is studied chronologically, beginning with ancient civilizations.  This course is an excellent overview of the subject for all grades in the grammar stage.

Language Arts


  1. WriteShop 1 Student Workbook
  2. A Beka Gods Gift of Language C 67733 
  3. A Beka Teacher edition 67741
  4. A Beka Student test book 67768

Optional Language Enrichment: These books will not be used in the 6th grade language arts class. However, we recommend that you make use of these texts at home if you wish to strengthen your child’s vocabulary, reading and critical thinking skills. Available at

            1. Wordly Wise 3000, Grade 6, 2nd Edition
            2. Worldy Wise 3000, Grade 6, Answer Key for Student Text
            Reading Comprehension:
            1. Reading Detective RX (9780894558016) also available in CD-Rom
  1. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (0440412676)
  2. Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (0486400778)
  3. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor (014034893X)
  4. Rifles for Waite by Harold Keith (006447030X)
  5. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (0812504321)
  6. The Tempest by William Shakespeare (0743482832)
  7. Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow by Allen French (1883937019)
  8. The Golden Children's Bible (0307165205)
  9. World Of Poetry by Michael Clay Thompson
  10. Christian Studies III Student Book
  11. LOA Bible Verses A (print out and place in notebook)
  12. LOA Verse Card A (print out and place in notebook)

Optional Literature Enrichment: these titles are recommended for those who want to provide their child with good books in addition to those which are read in language arts. These optional books will be on the weekly assignment sheet in an “Eager Reader” section.

    1. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
    2. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
    3. Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
    4. Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman
    5. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
    6. Hound of the Baskervilles and others by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    7. Mrs. Mike by Benedict & Nancy Freedman
    8. Mara, Daughter of the Nile or The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
    9. Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth
    10. Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain) by Lloyd Alexander
    11. Rascal by Sterling North
    12. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
    13. The Hobit by J. R. R. Tolkien
    14. Ballet Shoes, Theater Shoes, Dancing Shoes and others by Noel Streatfield
    15. Big Red, Irish Red and others by Jim Kjelgaard
    16. Little Britches by Ralph Moody


  1. A Beka Arithmetic 6 Student Workbook (#61840)
  2. A Beka Arithmetic 6 Speed Drill and Test Book (#61867)
  3. A Beka Arithmetic 6 Teacher Key (#61859)
  4. A Beka Arithmetic 6 Speed Drill Teacher Key (#61875)
  1. Physics (Real Science 4 Kids, Level I) by Rebecca W. Keller
        Note: This textbook will be provided by Live Oak, and families will be billed.
See the Spelling Curriculum  page.

See the Latin Classes page for curriculum used.

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