Saturday, October 23, 2010

Our 2010-2011 Curriculum (Better late than never!)

After being asked repeatedly what we are using this year, I'm finally getting around to making it a permanent part of my blog.

This year, my children are ages 11, 8, 6 and 12 months.......

Here's what we are using:

11 year old
Math-U-See   Pre-Algebra
Analytical Grammar
Apologia General Science
MCP Map Skills Book G
Stack the Deck Writing System - Open the Deck
Critical Thinking - Word Roots
Mavis Beacon Typing (although he's enjoying doing Read, Write and Type more!)
Beautiful Feet Geography Unit Study
Tapestry of Grace

8 year old
Math-U-See   Delta
First Language Lessons (playing catch up from previous years' (yep, that's 'years' not 'year'!) work that did not stick!  I'm happy to say, it's working!!)
Sequential Spelling
Handwriting without Tears
Read, Write and Type (to learn typing)
Stack the Deck Writing System - Flip the Deck
Apologia
MCP Map Skills - Book D
Beautiful Feet Geography Unit Study
Tapestry of Grace

6 year old
Math-U-See   Beta
First Language Lessons (love this!!)
Ordinary Parents Teach Reading (excellent for my kinestetic learner.  I had to change reading curriculum with this child.  Best of all, she is reading with confidence more and more each day!)
Sequential Spelling
Handwriting without Tears
Read, Write and Type
Apologia
Beautiful Feet Geography Unit Study
Tapestry of Grace

2 comments:

  1. I've been wanting to start a typing program with my 7 yo who loves to tell stories, but struggles with getting it all down on paper. He usually dictates and I type it for him...do you like Read, Write and Type...is it independent, or do I have to do it with him? Just wondering where to fit it into my day!

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  2. Hi Bubbles,
    Thanks for stopping by :-)
    We all enjoy RWT. For my 7 year old, (at least in the begining) I sat with her to do it. At first, she did multiple lessons until it got to the point where it was more challenging for her. Now, we do one a day and I check on her intermittently to make sure her 'long fingers' are on the 'D' and 'K' keys and to see if she needs help. (I'm pretty much within ear shot of her the whole time). For my 9 and 12 year olds who also use it for typing -- they are on their own :-) Hope that helps!

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