2011-2012 Curriculum

FAMILY

  • BIBLE
  1. Children’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos
  2. Children’s Illustrated Bible
  3. Christian Guide to Biblical Holidays
  • ART AND ART APPRECIATION (PICTURE STUDY)
  1. Artistic Pursuits (Elementary Level One and Middle School Level One)
  2. Discovering Great Artists
  3. Art for the Very Young
  4. Deep Space Sparkle Website
  5. Two artists per term: Fra Angelico, Giotto (using Simply Charlotte Mason’s Picture Study Portfolio), Michaelangelo, DaVinci, Durer, Brugel, VanEyck, Vermeer
  • POETRY
  1. Famous Poems Old and New
  2. The World of Christopher Robin
  3. A Child’s Garden of Verses
  • FAMILY READ ALOUDS
  1. From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
  2. The Light at Tern Rock
  3. Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book
  4. My Father’s Dragon
  5. The Apprentice
  6. The Story of Dr. Doolittle
  • COMPOSERS/MUSIC APPRECIATION
  1. Gregorian Chants
  2. Vivaldi
  3. Bach
  4. Purcell
  • GEOGRAPHY
  1. Memorize countries on map in Europe, using Simply Charlotte Mason’s method
  • Watching Rick Steve’s Europe DVD’s from the library
  • make a punch out map of Europe, adding countries every week
  1. Learn about latitude and longitude , and other map features (elementary)
  • Legends and Leagues by Ned Bustard
  • Take it to Your Seat Geography Centers
  • Maps and Globes by Jack Knowlton

ELEMENTARY COMBINED

  • SCIENCE
  1. Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HISTORY-Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation–this one needs a page of its own!
  • WRITING
  1. Complete Writing Lessons for the Elementary Child
  2. WIN program’s The Seven Sentence Story
  • GRAMMAR-Make a notebook of parts of speech, based on Ruth Heller’s series World of Language (they are beautifully illustrated) and a few lesson plans from Serendipity as a springboard
  • READ ALOUDS
  • Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales
    1. Our Friends at Maple Farm
    2. Mike Mulligan and More
    3. Usborne flip-Flap Body book
    4. Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit
    5. Classic Tale of Brer Rabbit, ill by Don Daily
    6. Dolphin Adventure
    7. Dolphin Treasure
    8. The Apple and the Arrow
    9. The Hundred Dresses
    10. The Year of Miss Agnes
    11. Homer Price
    12. Strawberry Girl
    13. The Little Riders
    14. Red Sails to Capri
    15. White Stallion of Lipizza

ELEMENTARY SEPARATED

  • MATH-MathUSee Levels Primer, Beta and Delta
  • READING from Sonlight and Veritas Press reading lists
  • COPYWORK
  1. Getty Dubay handwriting on appropriate levels-Beginner and Book C
  2. Copywork from History Porfolios, Hands & Hearts cards and other sources
  • CRITICAL THINKING
  1. Building Thinking Skills, Levels Beginner and One
  2. MindBenders Warm up
  3. Perplexors, book C
  • SPELLING-Spelling Power for 2nd & 4th graders

MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Algebra 1 (MathUSee)
  • Apologia Physical Science
  • Write Shop
  • Spelling Power
  • Analytical Grammar
  • Critical Thinking and Logic
  1. Critical Thinking Book 1
  2. Building Thinking Skills Book 3
  3. Perplexors book D
  • Inductive Bible Study-Life in the Word
  • Artistic Pursuits
  • History of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation-needs a page of its own to list all the resources!
  • Literature-(including but not limited to):
  1. Beowulf
  2. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  3. The Story of King Arthur 
  4. Adam of the Road
  5. The Great and Terrible Quest
  6. The Magna Charta
  7. A Proud Taste of Scarlet and Miniver
  8. The Prince and the Pauper
  9. If All the Swords in England
  10. Shakespeare
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s