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Curriculum Choices 2012-2013

First day of school pictures

For this school year my kids were in 5th grade, 3rd grade, and Junior Kindergarten.

 

5th Grader

BiblePrecept Upon Precept – Ephesians and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – MatthewThe Gospel of JohnActsNest Animated Stories From the New TestamentThe Jesus MovieGreatest Heroes & Legends of the Bible (NT episodes), the Jesus of Nazareth movie, Story KeepersThe Greatest Story Ever Told movie, and the Friends and Heroes series

MathSingapore Math text (finish through 5B), Singapore Challenging Word Problems, Xtra Math, Hands On Equations, Start AOPS Pre-Algebra (when Singapore 5B is finished)

LogicGrid Perplexors C, Orbiting with Logic, Philosophy for Kids

ArabicAlif Baa and Arabian Sinbad

MandarinMy First Chinese Reader 1, New Practical Chinese Reader 1

FrenchPronounce it Perfectly in FrenchContacts by Valette

Greek – Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I

GrammarBJU Writing and Grammar 9 and Cozy Punctuation

WritingWriting with Skill 1, NaNoWriMo Middle School Workbook, Killgallon Story Grammar for Middle School

TypingMavis Beacon

Handwriting – Continuing with cursive using Startwrite software

VocabularyWord Within the Word Vol. 1

LiteratureFiguratively Speaking and classic literature

HistoryAncient China through Anglo-Saxon England time period using Teaching Company lectures, literature, non-fiction books, movies, documentaries, and genealogical research.

GeographyVirtual trip around the USA and Canada

ScienceCPO Physical, Earth, and Space Science, Invertebrates study

ArtDrawing from the Right Side of the Brain

MusicSight Sing a Song Set 1, Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 1

3rd Grader

Bible – Draw to Learn the Life of Jesus and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – MatthewThe Gospel of JohnActsNest Animated Stories From the New TestamentThe Jesus MovieGreatest Heroes & Legends of the Bible (NT episodes), the Jesus of Nazareth movie, Story KeepersThe Greatest Story Ever Told movie, and the Friends and Heroes series

Math – Singapore Math (through 4B/5A), Singapore Challenging Word ProblemsXtra Math, Hands On Equations

LogicGrid Perplexors B, Logic Countdown, Visual-Spatial puzzle books

Arabic – Alif Baa and Arabian Sinbad

Mandarin – My First Chinese Reader 1, New Practical Chinese Reader 1

Greek – Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I

Grammar – Basic Cozy Grammar and Cozy Punctuation

Writing – Wordsmith Apprentice, NaNoWriMo Elementary School Workbook, Killgallon Story Grammar for Elementary School

Typing – Mavis Beacon

Handwriting – Cursive using Startwrite software

Vocabulary – 101 Doodle Definitions

Literature – Classic book list

History – Project-based approach to Ancient China through Anglo-Saxon England time period using books, movies, documentaries, and his imagination.

Geography – Virtual trip around the USA and Canada

Science – Books and labs related to CPO Physical, Earth, and Space Science with time to explore concepts using objects around the house, Invertebrates study

Computer Science – Scratch

Art – Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain

Music – Sight Sing a Song Set 1, Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 1

Junior Kindergartner

Bible – Draw to Learn the Life of Jesus and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – MatthewThe Gospel of JohnActsNest Animated Stories From the New TestamentThe Jesus MovieGreatest Heroes & Legends of the Bible (NT episodes), the Jesus of Nazareth movie, Story KeepersThe Greatest Story Ever Told movie, and the Friends and Heroes series.

MathSingapore Essentials B

Language ArtsETC 1 and 2

Reading – Sonlight K and 1 readers

LiteraturePicture book read alouds

Social StudiesHoliday and Seasons unit study

MandarinMy First Chinese Reader 1, DVDs

Arabic – Alphabet, Arabian Sinbad, iPad apps

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