1st Quarter -- "The VUniverse!"
Language Arts: Beginning journal writing, grammar review, nouns and verbs, reading diagnostics and appropriate planning for each student, introduction to novels
Math: Money, time
Science & Social Studies: Team-building, brains and talents, earth and space science
2nd Quarter -- "The VU.S.A.!"
Language Arts: Independent journal writing, advanced grammar, adjectives, reading progression, informational reading
Math: Data collection, graphs, fractions
Science & Social Studies: Scientific method & science fair, elections and voting
3rd Quarter -- "The VU Zoo!"
Language Arts: Paragraph writing, complex sentence structure, conjunctions, advanced vocabulary choices, nonfiction reading
Math: Measurement, geometry
Science & Social Studies: Zoology
4th Quarter -- "AVUsement Park!"
Language Arts: Figurative language, advanced parts of speech, dramatic presentations, independently fluent writing and reading
Math: +, -, x, / algorithms, 0-18 math fact mastery, year-end review
Science & Social Studies: Physics