Thursday, August 8, 2013

2013-2014 Curriculum

2013-2014 Curriculum

Character Traits: Hubbard Cupboard Joyful Heart Character
Bible Memorization
Bible Portion to go with H.C. Joyful Heart

We have the Teacher edition for me (customized), Deluxe Student for 2nd grader (customized),  and 2 Early Learner Planners.

Memory Work and Subject Focus: Classical Conversations Cycle 2

Math: Core- Christian Light Math
Reviews that sum up why we like CLE Math
Math Facts: Classical Conversations Addition and Multiplication Flashcards

Core: Rod and Staff ABC Series
Literature: Five In a Row inspired activities and book list

Phonics and Reading: CLE Learning to Read
Early Math/Letter Formation/ Critical Thinking: CLE Kindergarten II

Literature: Five In a Row inspired activities and book list

2nd Grade
Handwriting: Memoria Press New American Cursive 1 and 2
2nd grader is almost finished with NAC 1 and will move into 2 soon.
Writing Composition  2nd Grade (1st 3 quarters): Essentials in Writing
Poetry Composition: Crafty Classroom Poetry Journal
Grammar/Spelling (2nd Grade): CLE Language Arts 1 & 2
2nd Grader will finish LA 1 and then go on to LA 2 (We started CLE LA late last year after making the decision to switch from First Language Lessons.)
Independent Reading/Comprehension: Veritas Press More Favorites and 2nd Grade Comprehension Guides
·  Danny and the Dinosaur
·  Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective
·  The Hundred Dresses
·  Mouse Soup
·  My Father`s Dragon
·  Now We are Six
·  Owls in the Family
·  Sarah Plain and Tall
·  Baby Island
 ·  Boxcar Children
·  Little House in the Big Woods
·  Little House on the Prairie
·  Milly Molly Mandy
·  Pinocchio
·  The Railway Children
·  Winnie the Pooh

Read Alouds: Booklist inspired by Classical Conversations Cycle 2

Science: Apologia Exploring Creation through Astronomy (2 days a week)
History: Story of the World Vol. 2 Middle Ages (2 days a week) (book, cd, and activity book)
Geography: Classical Conversations “The Core” by Leigh Bortins Ch. 8 suggestions/ Geo Trivium Tables
Tracing and continent blob maps
Geography Trivium Tables

Classical Conversations Extra Activities, Projects, plans: Sola Gratia Mom CC Cycle 2 Plans
Art Projects Video: Homeart Studio (K, 1st and 2nd year)
Arts and Crafts

Outside the home activities
-        Classical Conversations Community Day (2 oldest)
-        3 hour once a week Athletics program (2 oldest)
-        Kids Khoir Fall and Spring (all three)
-        Junior Bible Quiz (2 oldest)
-        Ranger Kids/Mpact Girls (all three)
-        Area co-op  once a week: park day and chess club (all three)
-        Field Trips all year:)

I'm linking up to: iHomeschool Network's Not Back to School blog hop!  If you would like to see what hundreds of other homeschool moms are choosing for curriculum this year, make sure to check it out!

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