Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Homeschooling Update Part 1

The three kids together are doing:

The Two-Year Daily Reading & Prayer Bible
The Answers Book for Kids by Ken Ham
Favorite Poems Old and New selected by Helen Farris
Go Tell It On the Mountain (Dec.)
Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior (Jan.)
He Brought Me Out (Feb.)
Art Appreciation/Picture Study: John Singer Sargent
Music Appreciation/Composer Study: Edvard Grieg & Jean Sibelius

Caleb is currently working on:
Math-U-See Zeta He is over half way through the book.
Language Arts:
Easy Grammar Plus
All About Spelling Level 2 He will finish with Level 2 this week and we will start Level 3 as soon as it arrives in the mail.
Excellence in Writing-Student Writing Intensive A This has been a tough one to stay on track with, but that is more my fault than his.
Copy work:
Science Vocabulary
We have finished up Modern History and are starting a new journey through Ancient History. He is currently reading:
The Story of the Greeks by H.A. Guerber
Augustus Caesar's World by Genevieve Foster
Genesis: Finding Our Roots by Ruth Beechick
The Complete Book of Marvels by Richard Halliburton (written narration)
Main Text:
God's Design for Heaven and Earth:Our Planet Earth
Science Biography:
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
The Taming of the Shrew We haven't even started this, but it remains on the list!
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
Plus additional reading taken from this list (scroll to bottom of page).

So far he has read:
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

To be continued...
Check out Caleb's first term here.

1 comment:

  1. well done, homeschool mom!!!! your children are in excellent hands. from a homeschool mom of five!!!

    keep up the good work and some day THEY will tell you so, too!!!



Related Posts with Thumbnails