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 9th year of homeschooling using a Classical ~ Charlotte Mason approach.

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Friday, July 23, 2010

Weekly Wrap Up- What we're using this year

Just a few more weeks until it's back to school time. Yesterday I mailed off our Notice of Intent and sent in the test results from the past school year. Now it's time to finish up last minute projects and get into the organizing mode. I have a few more purchases to make and then we officially start on Aug. 16th!

I am linking this post up with Kris from Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers Weekly Wrap Up curriculum hop, be sure to head on over and see what everyone else has planned.

Here’s our plan of study for the upcoming school year.

Marie ~ 8th grade

History: Sonlight Core 7- World History, Part 2

Bible: scheduled in Core 7

Math: Saxon Algebra I

Science: Apologia Physical Science

English: Rod & Staff English 8

Spelling: Rod & Staff 8

Vocabulary: Wordly Wise, book 8

Geography: State History from a Christian Perspective

Logic: Mind Benders, Fallacy Detectives

Art: Art Projects for Kids, Artistic Pursuits

Music: Young Scholars Guide to Composers

Co-op: Renaissance School of the Arts - Fashion Redesign with Spring Fashion show, Middle School play

PE: Competitive Cheerleading, 2 x’s/week

Typing Tutor


Madison ~ 4th grade

Bible: Veritas Press- Chronicles through Malachi and Job Series,AWANA TNT, book 2

History: Sonlight Core 3- Intro to American History, Part 1

Math: Saxon 5/4

Science: Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy

English: Rod & Staff English 4

Spelling: Rod & Staff 4

Handwriting: A Reason For Writing, book D

Vocabulary: Wordly Wise, book 4

Geography: State History from a Christian Perspective

Logic: Mind Benders, books A1

Foreign Language: All Bilingual Spanish, Educational Insights GeoSafari Smart Talk Espanol

Art: Art Projects for Kids, Artistic Pursuits

Music: Young Scholars Guide to Composers

Co-op: Renaissance School of the Arts - Older Elementary school choir

PE: Gymnastics team, 8 hours/wk


Mikayla ~ 2nd grade

Bible: Veritas Press- Genesis through Joshua Series, AWANA Sparks, book 3

History: Mystery of History, Vol. I, redo of Sonlight Core 1

Math: Saxon 2

Science: Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy

English: Explode the Code, books 4,5,6; Sonlight LA finish 2 regular/ start 2 Intermediate

Spelling: Rod & Staff 2

Handwriting: A Reason for Writing, book T

Vocabulary: Wordly Wise, book 2

Logic: Mind Benders, beginning book 2

Foreign Language: All Bilingual Spanish, Educational Insights GeoSafari Smart Talk Espanol

Art: Art Projects for Kids, Artistic Pursuits

Music: Young Scholars Guide to Composers

Co-op: Renaissance School of the Arts – Younger Elementary school choir

PE: Gymnastics team, 8 hours/wk


Montana ~ PreK4

Bible: AWANA Cubbies, book 2

Reading/writing: Sonlight PreK 3/4, Letter of the Week curriculum by Erica at Confessions of a Homeschooler, lots and lots of good books, and Teach your child to Read in 100 Easy lessons (start in Jan)

Math: Beginning Mathematical Reasoning

Logic: Mind Benders, PreK beginning book 1

Foreign Language: All Bilingual Spanish, Educational Insights GeoSafari Smart Talk Espanol

Art: Art Projects for Kids

Listening in on History, Science, Bible w/ Mikayla,

Co-op: Renaissance School of the Arts – Music and Motion

PE: Gymnastics Advanced Bears, 1.5 hours/wk


McKenzie ~ Itty Bitty Tot School

opening and closing cabinets/draws, etc

touching, tasting, singing, climbing, exploring, and playing

being read lots of good books


It's going to be a great year!!!


Chat later!

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