Friday, September 28, 2012

2012-2013 Curriculum - Destini

Here is a list of what Destini (12) will be working on for the 2012-2012 school year. Most of these recommendations come from Ambleside Online Year 4.

Reading - New Testament
Memory - Term 1 - Books of the Bible, James 1:1-12
Terms 2 & 3 - To be determined

Math U See Epsilon & start Zeta
Math drills

Language Arts:
Spelling  - Spelling by Sound and Structure 5 (Rod & Staff),Spelling Wisdom Book 1
Grammar - Language Lesson for the Secondary Child Volume 1
Writing - Creative Writer Level 1 by Boris Fishman, written narration, copywork
Keyboarding - Type It

Terms 1-3 - Bulfinch's Greek and Roman Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
Terms 1-3: Tales from Shakespeare
Term 1 & 2: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Term 2 & 3: Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Term 3: Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

Term 1: Poetry for Young People: Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Term 2: Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson
Term 3:Poetry for Young People: William Wordsworth

Recitation: To be determined

World History:
Term 1 & 2: Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer
Terms 1-3: George Washington's World by Genevieve Foster

American History:
Terms 1-3: This Country of Ours by H.E. Marshall

Term 1 & 2: Poor Richard by James Daugherty
Term 2 & 3: Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution by Natalie Bober

Terms 1-3: Minn of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling

Exploring Creation With Zoology 3
Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton W. Burgess
Nature walks

Art Study:
Term 1: Norman Rockwell
Term 2: Jacob van Ruisdael, Peter de Hooch
Term 3: Georges Suerat

Music Study:
Term 1:
Composer - Claude Debussy
Folksong - Get On Board, Dixie
Hymn - Farther Along, We Shall See the King
Term 2:
Composer - Johann Sebastian Bach
Folksong - Home on the Range, Polly Wolly Doodle
Hymn - This is My Father's World, Count Your Blessings
Term 3:
Composer - Opera Overtures
Folksong - Rock-A My Soul, Shortin' Bread
Hymn - How Great Thou Art, I Shall Not Be Moved

Piano Lessons

Keepers at Home
ACTS Student Convention Projects

Terms 1-3: Family Time Fitness

Additional Reading:
See list here (scroll to bottom of page).

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