Monday, April 16, 2012

Our Curriculum Plans for 2012-13

I guess we're already approaching that time of year when we plan for the next school year. I can't wrap my head around finishing THIS year! Whether you need ideas for curriculum or want a review, here is what we plan to use for 2012-13. Most of it we buy from Catholic Heritage Curricula at chcweb.com unless listed otherwise.

[Side Note: We're on an extremely long waiting list for charter school, so we're going to have to tough it out for a few years at least. Hence the book list. I think I mostly hit a weak moment. Please pray for me, and us.]


Grade 5 (Mikayla)
Mikayla sews 1st time
Math: Saxon Homeschool Math 6/5
English Grammar and Writing: Voyages in English 5 [loylapress.com]
Reading: Classic Novels [most found at Target $1]
Spelling: My Catholic Speller D
History: From Sea to Shining Sea, Map Skills E
Science: Behold and See 5, All Things Girl, The Care & Keeping of You [American Girl]
Music: MusIQ Homeschool piano lessons for PC [www.musiqhomeschool.com]
Art: Tea and Cake with the Saints (hospitality), Art with a Purpose 5
Religion (Catholic): Faith and Life Series 5, and A Catholic Garden of Puzzles


Grade 2 (Stanley)
School Days
Math: Saxon Math 2
English Grammar and Writing: Voyages in English 2 [loyolapress.com]
Reading/Phonics: Little Folks Readers and others
Spelling: My Catholic Speller A
Handwriting: New American Cursive Wkbk1 [memoriapress.com]
History: Our Fathers World (continents) [setonbooks.com], Map Skills B
Science: Behold and See 2, Science 2 for Little Folks
Music: MusIQ Homeschool piano lessons for PC [www.musiqhomeschool.com]
Art: Tin Cups and Tinder (outdoor fun), Art With a Purpose 2
Religion (Catholic): Faith and Life Series 2 (1st Holy Communion)

Kindergarten (Sabrina)
Sabrinas Sweet Cakes
Math: Saxon Math K, I Can Find Numbers and Shapes
Phonics: Little Stories for Little Folks
Handwriting: Little Folks Letter and Number Practice, CH Handwriting K
Science: K Science [SetonBooks.com]
Music: (learning basics about rhythm and instruments, traditional songs)
Art: Weekly activities [on CatholicIcing.com]
Religion (Catholic): K Catechism [SetonBooks.com]

Preschool (Jonathan and Eddie)
They can do whatever their hearts' desire…
Eddie Smiles
jonathan fishing

My Mom rocks! Git 'r Done!
Jungle Boppy

3 comments:

  1. Your kiddos are so cute and have gotten so big!!

    I thought you had decided to do the charter school? I think we are going to do Connections Academy (online public school) for Jedi (7th grade next year)

    Cute blog template!

    Hope things are going good for you, God bless!

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  2. OH.MY.GOSH! I loved the pictures of the little ones!

    Blessings for a great next year and a quick and painless ending of this year (I think my two years will blur together - ah, to figure out how to go faster this year!)

    Blessings
    Karen

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  3. Looks like a lot of fun!!! I love the little caption for the picture of your little man at the end. Perfect! Just stopping over from Sanctus Simplicitus, I see I have some visitors from your blog. I'll have to spend some more time looking around :) If you need a Catholic homeschool planner for this coming year we just released one that allows planning for home school and the liturgical year. God bless!

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Thank you for reading about our family. I look forwards to sharing ideas, joys and struggles. God Bless you in your journey!

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