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This is a rough draft as I begin ordering next year’s plan based off of this year’s ending point.

Slowly taking shape…
Anybody else find that preparation is one of their favorite parts? First, I decide which subjects. Then, which curriculum. Then… lots of review to make sure I haven’t missed anything or made it too heavy. Then making a chart for keeping track fo the schoolwork done as the year progresses. Then prepping those things that I’m setting up myself. Then shopping! Then setting it up on the shelf. Oh, I do love planning and preparing. Way more fun than the implementation for me. 😀

Starting with just my grade-level kids… I’ll add on Jordan and Daniel later when I get my head in gear for them.

Guiding thoughts: we’ve been strong on general education, reading, easy writing, science and arts. We have been really light on history and social studies and formal writing curriculum. Next year, therefore, I’m putting my focus on history and writing this year. I did try a history curriculum last year, but it was unsuccessful.

Work in progress:

History Supplementation:
Liberty Kids for Revlolutionary War period
How the States Got Their Shapes, Season 1 and 2
The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents
America The Story of Us, Episodes

Anna – 7th Grade
Writing – Institute for Excellence in Writing, level B
History – Sonlight D (American History 1 of 2)
Math – Teaching Textbooks 7
Social Studies – Christian Light Education level 5 (American History)
Science – Dog 4-H and Christian Light Education 6
Spelling – N/A
Occupational Education – Cooking, Housekeeping, Babysitting, Money Management and Budgeting
Language – N/A
Health & PE – English Country Dancing, It’s Not the Stork, …
Reading – N/A
Art & Music Appreciation – Art class & homework
Bible – Experiencing God, Youth (9 weeks) and The Fruit of the Spirit: A Bible Study for Tweens or Priceless: Who I Am When I Feel…

Maggie – 4th Grade
Writing – Institute for Excellence in Writing, level A
History – Sonlight D (American History 1 of 2)
Math – Teaching Textbooks 5
Social Studies – N/A
Science – Unit Studies by choice (Reptiles, pets, birds, ferns forests, knots, etc. Read/Watch/Projects/Observe/Report)
Spelling – N/A
Occupational Education – Cooking, Housekeeping
Language – Growing with Grammar 2
Health & PE – It’s Not the Stork, The Care and Keeping of Me, Kids’ Club Classes
Reading – N/A
Art & Music – Art class?
Bible – The Purpose Driven Life Devotional, book or audio (365 days)

Carrie – 1st Grade
Writing – Penmanship (my choice) and Cursive (her choice)
History – Sonlight D (partial)
Math – Singapore Math 2A and 2B
Social Studies – Christian Light Education 2
Science – Unit Studies (Doctor-related books, kits, shows, etc.)
Spelling – N/A
Occupational Education – Cooking, Housekeeping
Language – N/A
Health & PE – It’s Not the Stork, Kids’ Club Classes
Reading – Christian Light Education 2
Art & Music – Art class?
Bible – Christian Light Education 2

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