As I mentioned in the previous posting about chores, school is literally right around the corner for us. We are going to start on August 1. I thought I would just a little post giving a listing of our chosen curriculum and plans for this year. Usually, I have found other homeschool moms to be interested in hearing what others plan to do, haha.
Abby's School Work - 3rd Grade
Math - Math Mammoth (I had wanted to use Teaching Textbooks, but it is just out of my price range)
Science - Apologia Astronomy (Fall) / Apologia Zoology 1 (Spring)
History - Mystery of History Vol. 1 - Creation to the Resurrection
Language Arts - Switched on Schoolhouse L.A. (includes grammar, spelling, reading, etc.), also Literature Reading using BeyondFIAR lists and Ambleside lists
Foreign Language - Song School Latin
Music - Rod and Staff Music
P.E./Health - Gymnastics, daily stretching/alternating strength/cardio activities, Rod and Staff Health
Penmanship - Rod and Staff Penmanship
Bible - Foundations Book 1
Will's School Work - Preschool
Phonics - Hooked on Phonics Pre-K Level 1
All Other Subjects - Before Five In a Row
I wasn't actually planning on doing any type of school for Will this year, other than just whatever came about naturally, but he has been asking to do school like Abby, and since he has already shown he knows all colors, all shapes (you know, the "main ones" haha), all his Upper and Lower case alphabets, recognizing numbers, and starting to be able to do one to one number correspondence up to 6, I decided it was time for him to move to a *bit* more formal school work. He is my reader. Abby always hated reading, and still has to be forced to do so, but Will drags books out everyday and begs to be read to, so I'm really excited about getting to use B4FIAR with him!