Elementary Classes
The Potter's School is pleased to offer a complete Elementary curriculum for grades 5 and 6, extending to strong grade 4 students, with plans for more in future years. TPS Elementary instills a love of learning while also teaching foundational learning skills, plus skills specific to each major discipline. TPS Elementary also helps instill independent study skills, so that by grade 7 most students can work on their own with increasingly less supervision. TPS Elementary is purposeful and enjoyable for our younger learners.

Grammar and Writing

Grade 5: Writing Fundamentals 5: Adventures in Writing, Elementary Grammar, summer WF5 and WF6 Writing Prep Camp (summer before Writing Fundamentals 5)
Grade 6: Writing Fundamentals 6 (contains Grammar), summer WF5 and WF6 Writing Prep Camp (summer before Writing Fundamentals 6)

Math

For students seeking the strongest elementary math foundation and Pre-Algebra preparation

TPS offers an accelerated elementary math track, for young math students who are working above grade level. Students who do well in TPS Math Accelerated 6 may be recommended to skip Pre-Algebra and go directly to Algebra.

Grade 4: Math Accelerated 4
Grade 5: Math Accelerated 5, summer Math Accelerated 5 Prep Camp (summer before Math Accelerated 5)
Grade 6: Math Accelerated 6

For incoming late-elementary students seeking solid preparation for Pre-Algebra

As an alternative to the accelerated math track, TPS offers a solid Math Fundamentals 6 course to complete a student's elementary math and ensure the student is fully prepared for Pre-Algebra.

Grade 6: Math Fundamentals 6, summer Math Fundamentals 6 Prep Camp (summer before Math Fundamentals 6)

Science

TPS offers a complete Elementary Science curriculum, covering life sciences and physical sciences.

Grades 5/6: Elementary Science: Discovering God’s Living World, Elementary Science: Discovering God’s Physical World (can be taken in either order)

Humanities: History, Literature, Culture

TPS offers an integrated Elementary History and Literature curriculum. Combine this with TPS Writing Fundamentals 5 and Writing Fundamentals 6 for a complete Elementary History, Literature, Reading, and Writing program.

Grades 4-6: Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of the United States, Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of the Ancient World (future course), Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of Asia and the Middle East (future course) (can be taken in either order)
Grade 6: Heroes of the Faith: Church History

Spanish

Start Spanish in elementary school! Completion through Elementary Spanish 3 in elementary or middle school places the student out of high school Spanish 1, so he can go straight to high school Spanish 2.

Grades 4/5/6+: Elementary Spanish 1, 2, 3

Art and Art History

Grade 6: Art and Artists

Music

Grade 6: Music and the Masters

TPS Elementary courses are great preparation for TPS middle school courses, which are great preparation for TPS high school courses. TPS high school courses are unmatched for their effectiveness in preparing a student to do well in top colleges. If you are looking for a purposeful and enjoyable education for your young learner, please consider TPS Elementary.

To find more details on these and related courses, please select the "Elementary" category in our Course Finder.

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