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Curriculum Fifth Grade 2016 - 2017

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 […]

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Curriculum Second Grade 2013 - 2014

2nd Grade Curriculum and Planning

We are gearing up to start homeschooling again after a sporadic year of not meeting the goals I set for first grade. While we have settled in nicely here in Arizona, the move left us struggling to finish all of the lessons that we started last June. So, this year, taking into account that we […]

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Curriculum First Grade 2012- 2013

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) […]

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Kindergarten 2011 -2012

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 […]

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Curriculum Kindergarten 2011 -2012 Planning

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 […]