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August 6, 2012

2012 - 2013 Homeschool Curriculum


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So we have officially started our 2012 - 2013 school year today.  We did a little throughout June, very little through July, and now we are starting for real!

There have been some tweaks to our curriculum choices over the last couple of months.  I have gone back and forth but this is what we have settled on for the year.  The numbers next to the subjects is our goal for how many days a week we work on that subject.

2012 - 2013 Homeschool Curriculum

Spud's 1st Grade Curriculum
Phonics/Reading (5x)
  • Abeka Letters & Sounds 1
  • A Handbook for Reading
  • Abeka Phonics Flashcards
  • Early Readers
Math (5x)
  • Christian Light Education Grade 1
Handwriting (5x)
  • Beyond Little Hearts for His Glory KJV Memory Verse Copywork

Lady's Kindergarten Curriculum
Phonics/Reading (5x)
  • Abeka Letters & Sounds 1
  • A Handbook for Reading
  • Abeka Phonics Flashcards
  • Early Readers
Math (5x)
  • McRuffy Kindergarten Level Math
Handwriting (5x)
  • Beyond Little Hearts for His Glory (BLHFHG)  KJV Memory Verse Copywork

Family Curriculum
Bible (5x)
  • BLHFHG Memory Verses
  • The Child's Story Bible
Character (3-4x) 
  • Character 1st
  • Kids of Integrity
Calendar Time (5x)
  • Date
  • Days of the Week
  • Months of the Year
  • Today/Yesterday/Tomorrow
  • Weather/Season
  • Coins
  • Skip Counting
  • 1-10/10's to 100
  • Shapes
History/Geography (3x)
Science (1-2x)
  • (?) Introduction to Science
  • My Father's World Kindergarten Themes & Activities
  • Topical Books for a Book Basket
Grammar (5x)
  • First Language Lessons (4x)
  • BLHFHG Spelling List 1 (1x)
Literature (5x)
  • BLHFHG Literature List
Poetry (5x)
  • BLHFHG Poetry List - 1 poem/week
Picture Study (3x)
  • Come Look with Me: World of Play
  • Come Look with Me: Animals
Art (1x)
  • How To Draw Animals
Nature Study/Field Trips/Baking (1x)

I will share more of our schedule soon.  After the first day I can already see it needs to be tweaked so I will try to give you the schedule that I finally decide on.  Of course saying that I decide on the schedule doesn't mean that things won't change in the future as you know. :)  Especially when the new baby comes!
I also need to figure out a better game plan for my little people activities.  I posted some ideas and activities for young ones that we use now I just need figuring out the best way to implement them.  Anyone else always have great ideas and then not so great implementation??

What are you using for curriculum this year? 
Comment below and link to your blog if you have one! 
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