5th Grade Curriculum 2016 – 2017

Language Arts Reading Interactive Reading Literature Notebook and Novel Notes for Any Fiction Book Discovering Fiction Student’s Book 2: A Reader of American Short Stories Build Your Library Grade 5: Various Novels, Short Stories, and Poems Spelling / Vocabulary All About Spelling 5 Grammar and Writing Fix It: The Nose Tree Journaling Blogging at The […]

Planning First Grade Curriculum 2012-2013

  We started first grade on June 1 although we are still working our way through some Kindergarten-level things, specifically Reception Year of the MEP curriculum and All About Spelling Level 1. Here is our by-no-means comprehensive list of what we are using for First Grade. Reading The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading: (Daily) […]

Back At It: UPDATED Kindergarten Curriculum 2011-2012

ETA: When you know better, do better! What you will find below the line is the WORST THING YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR KINDERGARTENER. No seriously; do not do what I did below. There is NO need for a curriculum at this age. There is NO need for a schedule at this age. There IS […]

Our Kindergarten TOOLS 2011 – 2012

READ THE UPDATE HERE After reading the awesome blog posts and curriculum summary over at Satori Smiles, I purchased The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition) and devoured it in less than two days. I LOVE the classical approach to homeschooling but definitely believe that it needs should be tweaked a […]