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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

A home schooling line-up of courses.....

Our 12th grade daughter will finish her high schooling years this year with two solid semesters which include:

College Prep Math: Introductory Algebra

Exploring Creation through Chemistry

Catholic Doctrine (a Seton Press course)
Health (Mother of Divine Grace syllabus)
a Language arts review with Basic Language Principles through Latin Background (this is wonderful book we used in 7th grade, and I like to use again for review at a higher level)

Advanced American Government & Economics
wonderful course that includes original sources and literature

Piano courses continue, choir at church and karate, along with activities & gym with the local home schooling group.

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Sixth grade for our son is lining up like this:

Day begins with assisting mom with first grade brother, doing literature reading and activities from Five in A Row Vol. 3
Abeka Math 6th
Latina Christiana II (continues Latin study) and  Ludere Latine
Easy Grammar 5/6 & Editor in Chief book B1

The Old World & America (Furlong) w/ World History Map Activities
Literature is primarily covered with the living books used for the history course as outlined in the Mother of Divine Grade history section (syllabus 6th grade)
Poetry memorization using The Harp & the Laurel Wreath
Religion per syllabus utilizing reading and summary writing from the bible:
Gospels of Mark and Luke
Spelling: The Writing Road to Reading (Spelling Notebook)

Calligraphy (and Sewing/Crocheting through our co-op), as well as weekly involvement with local co-cop


First grade is lining up like this:

Literature in the mornings with Five in Row Vol 3

Religion: prayers, bible stories, St. Joseph First Communion Catechism 
Math: Abeka Math 1
Spelling & continued phonics/reading: The Writing Road to Reading (spelling notebook)
Science: hands on - DK books on science series; nature books

Art & Music at home with various resources and activities at the local co-op rounds out the year.

Let us go to the house of the Lord - Psalm 121:1
How great are Thy works, O Lord! - Psalm 91:5
Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path - Psalm 118:105

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