Tuesday, April 28, 2009

homeschool curriculum

  • Apologia Astronomy
  • Story of the World (vol. 1)
  • Math-U-See
  • Building Christian English (Rod and Staff, gr. 3)
  • Spelling Power

  • Apologia Botany
  • Story of the World (vol. 2)
  • Math-U-See
  • Building Christian English (Rod and Staff, gr. 2 and 4) 
  • Penmanship (Rod and Staff, gr. 2)
  • Spelling Power
  • Just Write (book 1)
  • Artistic Pursuits (book 1)
  • Bible Study for All Ages (unit 1)
  • 240 Vocabulary Words Kids Need to Know (gr. 2 and 4)
  • Explode the Code (5 and 5 1/2) 

2013-2014 *
  • Apologia Zoology 1 + 2
  • Story of the World (vol. 3)
  • Math-U-See
  • Just Write (book 2)
  • Artistic Pursuits (book 2)
  • 240 Vocab Words Kids Need to Know (gr. 3 and 5)
  • Explode the Code (6-8)
  • LLATL: The Purple Book + companion books
  • LLATL: The Yellow Book + companion books
  • Exploring American History
  • A Child's Geography
  • Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum
  • Spelling Power
  • Answers for Preschoolers Curriculum Set 
  • Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

*half way through the year, we tossed all curriculum, and started "unschooling." the boys have
a grammar workbook, math-u-see, a geography workbook, and spelling that they do daily.
we are basically using the Charlotte Mason method of schooling these days.


this year, we are taking more of the Charlotte Mason Method approach. we will cover all of our subjects, but will do so in time increments, rather than trying to cram so much into one day. the boys will spend no more than 20-30 minutes on each subject in the mornings. and in the afternoons, we will be exploring art, nature, music, crafts, and homemaking skills, as well as reading the Bible and a chapter book out loud, followed by independent reading.
  • Apologia Zoology 1 + 2
  • Story of the World vol. 3 + 4
  • Math-U-See
  • Rod & Staff English, grades 4 + 6
  • Evan Moore workbook: geography
  • copy work: Robert Frost Poetry + Thought to Make Your Heart Sing
  • Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
  • an abacus for counting.

*** in october 2014, we made the decision to place the boys back in public school. the decision did not come lightly, and it is what is best for our family at this current time.


We have come back to homeschool, in a much more simplified manner.

  • Mead preschool workbook
  • Get ready for the Code
1st grade:
  • My Father's World.
5th + 7th:
  •  Monarch (monarch.aop.com)


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