Fifth graders read a book together as a class. Selections in the past have included Poulerousse the story of a little red hen and La Ferme de M. Pradel. Students study relevant vocabulary from those works, focusing on words associated with the house, time, daily activities, and animals. Grammar review contains short units on pronouns and verbs, with an emphasis on irregular conjugations.
German lessons focus on enriching students' vocabulary and comphrension skills by presenting short stories for children to read. Students are also afforded a taste of grammar as they are introduced to verb conjugation and prepositions.