This blog is my attempt to document our busy but BLESSED lives raising and educating our children for His glory. A child of God, wife to one, and mom to 6 fabulous kids. We are in our 15th year of homeschooling using a Classical ~ Literature based approach.

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

What we're learning for 2009-2010 school year

So I think I finally have the girl's curriculum choices down (No more changes!!!). This will be our first year homeschooling and we are all excited about this opportunity. Kris at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers is having a weekly round-up so I thought I would join. We will be using Sonlight's program and I will be placing my order by the end of this week, Box Day here we come!!!

Montana (P3):
Sonlight Core P3/4
Letter recognition & sounds
Number recognition & counting
Color recognition
Writing name- 2nd half of year
Rosetta Stone Latin American Spanish 1
Awana Cubbies book 1
Renaissance School of the Arts Co-op- Preschool Activities
Playing and having fun!!!!

Mikayla and Madison will be doing Core 1 together and then will have their individual subjects for Language Arts, Handwriting, and Math. Here's what they will be learning together:

History & Geography- Sonlight Core 1 Introduction to World History, Part 1
Bible 1- Scripture memorization from Mark, Genesis, Exodus, Philippians, Psalms and Proverbs
Science- Basic introductory studies in such fields as meteorology, biology, electricity, soil science, astronomy, physiology, and hydrology with 30 experiments throughout the year, Science FAIR (November)
Foreign Language- Rosetta Stone Latin American Spanish 1
Art- Exploring Landscapes with Children, World of Play
Music- Bernstein Favorites: Children's Classics
PE- Gymnastics (team), Co-op PE

Mikayla (1st):
Language Arts- Readers 1, Explode the code 1,2,& 3
Math- Saxon Math 1, Mathtacular Primary
Handwriting- A Reason for Handwriting, book A
AWANA- Sparkies book 2
Renaissance School of the Arts Co-op- Early Elementary Music

Madison (3rd):
Language Arts- Readers 2 Intermediate, MCP Plaid Phonics level C, Wordly Wise 3000 book 3
Math- Saxon Math 3, Mathtacular 2
Handwriting- A Reason for Handwriting, book C (cursive)
AWANA- Truth in Training (TNT), book 1
Renaissance School of the Arts Co-op- Drawing, Building, & Creating

Marie (7th):
History & Geography- Sonlight Core 6- Intro to World History, Part 1 with Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World
Bible- Scripture memorization from 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Jonah, the narrative portions of Job, the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles, and St. Paul's letter to the Galatians
Science- Apologia Exploring Creation with General Science, Science FAIR (November)
Lit- History Readers
Spelling- Sequential Spelling, Misspelled words from writing
Writing- Papers from History, Science, Dictations
Vocabulary- Wordly Wise 3000, book 6
Grammar- Grammar Ace
Logic- Fallacy Detective & Analogies 1
Math- Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra
Foreign Language- Rosetta Stone Latin American Spanish 1
Art- Draw Today
Music- Classical Music,Volume 1
PE- Field Hockey???, Co-op PE
Renaissance School of the Arts Co-op- Fashion/Fiber Arts & Design 1, Sewing projects
Weekly Youth Group

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for joining in the Wrap-Up this week! It looks like you have a fantastic year planned for you and your girls. I've heard wonderful things about Sonlight. I hope your first year goes smoothly!