2011 - 2012 Curriculum

BIBLE
Alex, Michael, Jacob - BJU Bible Truths 5
Audrey - BJU Bible Truths 1

LITERATURE
Alex - various historical selections (see sidebar)
Michael - BJU Reading 4 & various selections (see sidebar)
Jacob - BJU Reading 4 & various selections (see sidebar)
Audrey - BJU Reading 1 & various selections (see sidebar)

PHONICS
Audrey - BJU Phonics 1

LANGUAGE/GRAMMAR
Alex - BJU English 6
Michael - BJU English 4
Jacob - BJU English 4
Audrey - First Language Lessons (Wise)

SPELLING
Alex - BJU Spelling 6
Michael - BJU Spelling 4
Jacob - BJU Spelling 4
Audrey - BJU Spelling 1

WRITING
Alex - BJU English 6, One Year Adventure Novel
Michael - BJU English 4
Jacob - BJU English 4
Audrey - First Language Lessons (Wise)

MATH
Alex - BJU Math 6 (Online)
Michael - BJU Math 5
Jacob- BJU Math 4
Audrey - BJU Math 1

HANDWRITING
Michael - A Reason For E
Jacob - A Reason For E
Audrey - A Reason For A

HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY
Alex - History Odyssey, Modern Times, Level 1 (PandiaPress)
Michael & Jacob - BJU Heritage Studies 5
Audrey - BJU Heritage Studies 1
ALL - various Geography studies based on countries Alex studies in History Odyssey

SCIENCE
Alex - BJU Science 6 (Online)
Michael, Jacob, Audrey- R.E.A.L. Science, Life (PandiaPress)

FRENCH
ALL - Rosetta Stone, Level 1

ART
ALL - various artist studies using the following core resources: Discovering Great Artists (Kohl & Solga), DK's Children's Book of Art

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All Four Together:
History - various (U.S. History)
Geography - various (U.S. Geography), especially using Notebook Pages
Science - Chemistry with R.E.A.L. Science
Art - various

Audrey (K):
Phonics - Explode the Code (finish Book 1, Book 1 1/2 or 2)
Reading - various
Math - Complete Book of Numbers & Counting
Science - CLP The World God Made
History - CLP History for Little Pilgrims
Handwriting - A Reason For K
Critical Thinking - Stepping Stones

Jacob (3nd):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 3
Math - Teaching Textbooks 4
Spelling - Spelling Workout C & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For C
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Lesson Pathways, Ambleside, and CCH
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1
Vocabulary - Wordly Wise 3
Writing - Building Writing Skills (School Specialty Publishing)

Michael (4th):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 4
Math - BJU Math 5
Spelling - Spelling Workout C & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For C
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Lesson Pathways, Ambleside, and CCH
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1
Vocabulary - Worldly Wise 3
Writing - Building Writing Skills (School Specialty Publishing)

Alex (5th):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 6
Math - Teaching Textbooks 6
Spelling - Spelling Workout F & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For E
literature from Ambleside and Classical Christian Homeschooling
Critical Thinking - Mind Benders C
Vocabulary - Wordly Wise 5
Writing - One Year Adventure Novel (just started)
Logic - The Fallacy Detective

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2010 - 2011 Curriculum

All Four Together:
CO-OP w/2 OTHER FAMILIES:
History - various (U.S. History)
Geography - various (U.S. Geography)
Science - Chemistry with R.E.A.L. Science
Art - various
Robotics - FLL Team (Go Determinators!)

JUST US:
History: Story of the World 3, Early Modern
Foreign Language - Le Fran├žais Facile, French of my own creation
Character - Character Building Activities for Kids (Darlene Mannix)

Audrey (K):
Phonics - Explode the Code (finish Book 1, Book 1 1/2 or 2)
Reading - Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading
Math - Complete Book of Numbers & Counting
Language Arts & Math - Time4Learning
Science - CLP The World God Made
History - CLP History for Little Pilgrims
Handwriting - A Reason For K
Critical Thinking - Stepping Stones

Jacob (3nd):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 3
Math - Teaching Textbooks 4
Spelling - Spelling Workout C & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For C
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Lesson Pathways, Ambleside, and CCH
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1
Vocabulary - Wordly Wise 3
Writing - Building Writing Skills (School Specialty Publishing)

Michael (4th):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 4
Math - Teaching Textbooks 5
Spelling - Spelling Workout C & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For C
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Lesson Pathways, Ambleside, and CCH
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1
Vocabulary - Worldly Wise 3
Writing - Building Writing Skills (School Specialty Publishing)

Alex (5th):
Grammar - Easy Grammar 6
Math - Teaching Textbooks 6
Spelling - Spelling Workout F & SpellQuizzer
Handwriting - A Reason For E
literature from Ambleside and Classical Christian Homeschooling
Critical Thinking - Mind Benders C
Vocabulary - Wordly Wise 5
Writing - whatever I can cook up for her
Logic - The Fallacy Detective

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2009 - 2010 Curriculum

Audrey (K4):
Explode the Code (finishing Book B & C)
Abeka - Writing with Phonics, ABC-123, beginning readers
Before Five in a Row
Contenders for the Faith Character Studies - Write Upon My Heart

Jacob (2nd):
Learning Adventures (history, science, literature, Bible, art, music)
Abeka (finishing Letters and Sounds 1)
Easy Grammar - Daily Grams 2
Abeka - Arithmetic 2
Abeka - Spelling and Poetry 2
various copywork for handwriting
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Ambleside and Classical Christian Homeschooling
Visual Link Spanish
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1, Mind Benders 2
Contenders for the Faith Character Studies - Write Upon My Heart
Hooked on Phonics (finishing Master Reader)

Michael (3rd):
Learning Adventures (history, science, literature, Bible, art, music)
Abeka (finishing Letters and Sounds 2)
Easy Grammar - Daily Grams 3
Abeka - Arithmetic 3
Abeka - Spelling and Poetry 2
various copywork for handwriting
various Frank Shaffer for reading
literature from Ambleside and Classical Christian Homeschooling
Visual Link Spanish
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 1, Mind Benders 2
Contenders for the Faith Character Studies - Write Upon My Heart
Hooked on Phonics (finished Master Reader)

Alex (4th):
Learning Adventures (history, science, literature, writing, Bible, art, music)
Shurley English 4
Abeka - Arithmetic 4
Spelling Workout - Book E
various copywork for handwriting
literature from Ambleside and Classical Christian Homeschooling
Visual Link Spanish
Memoria Press - Latina Christiana 1
Critical Thinking - Building Thinking Skills 2, Mind Benders A3
Contenders for the Faith Character Studies - Write Upon My Heart

Field Trips
Robin Hood
Disney World
blueberry picking
Georgia Aquarium
da Vinci exhibit at High Museum
vet school
Nutcracker
Renaissance Festival
Southeast Railway Museum
Disney's Epcot
Columbus Zoo
COSI Science Museum

Co-Op
Boys - Under the Sea (marine science), Backyard Science, Literature Pockets (Caldecott winners), Nutrition

Alex - Knitting, Map Skills, Biblical Geography, Scrapbooking

All - P.E., Field Day

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