Fairfield Selections for the 2017-18 School Year


Artist Study 

Fall Term is Botticelli
Winter Term is DaVinci
Spring Term is Seurat

Nature Study 

Fall Term is Fish
Winter Term is Weather
Spring Term is Garden Flowers

Young Explorers (Preschool) will study nature selections based on Miss Mason’s List of Attainments:
Fall Term is Trees     Winter Term is Birds     Spring Term is Flowers

Natural History 

Upper Elementary is The Story Book of Science 
Lower Elementary is The Burgess Bird Book 
Young Explorers is James Herriot’s Treasury


Lab Science

Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology
Apologia Science: Text, Journal, and Lab

Young Explorers (Preschool) will study science from living books and hands-on labs.

Math Lab

Elementary students will study concepts like length, capacity, temperature, time, money, weight, and the like, in a laboratory setting with equipment, experiments, and conversions. Handouts will be provided.


Fall is “Taming of the Shrew”
Winter is “Romeo and Juliet”
Spring is “All’s Well That Ends Well”


Upper Elementary is Age of Fable, Bulfinch’s Mythology
Lower Elementary is Aesop’s Fables by Milo Winter.


Fall Term is Liszt
Winter Term is Schumann
Spring Term is Rimsky-Korsakov


Nine selections, including the following:

“Battle Hymn of the Republic”
“The Star Spangled Banner”
“Home on the Range”
“Tra-Ri-Ra” (German)
“…de la Montagna” (French)