2012/2013 Curriculum

(in draft form as of August 6, 2012)

Family read-alouds:

  • Bible
  • The Lost Years of Merlin series by T.A. Barron

3rd/4th grade

English: Rod and Staff Grammar series

Handwriting: A Reason for Handwriting

History: American History, 1866-present from A Blessed Heritage

Latin: Prima Latina with Memorial Press

Math: Horizons Math 3

Science: Apologia’s Zoology 2

Read-Aloud/ Reading List :

  • The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman
  • Third Grade Detectives series (beginning with The Stuttering Parrot)
  • The Incredible Journey
  • Tales of Robin Hood by Tony Allan
  • Mystery of the Roman Ransom by Henry Winterfield
  • Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski
  • Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
  • The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
  • The Princess and the Goblin
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

10th/9th Grade

Algebra I: Teaching Textbooks

Apologetics: Know Why You Believe by Paul Little

Current Events: Student News Daily, The Learning Blog and/or World on the Web

Grammar: Rod and Staff Christian English series

History/ Literature: Great Books Curriculum–Medieval History (see reading list below)

Latin: Henle by Memoria Press

Swahili: ( resources from http://www.squidoo.com/learn-swahili)

Logic: How to Read a Book (3rd year wrap-up)

Science: Biology of Life from Glencoe Science  (living books–biographies–included, also A Field Guide to Bacteria)

Read-Aloud/ Reading List:

  • The Aeneid by Virgil
  • Beowulf
  • Canterbury Tales
  • How the Irish Saved Civilization (excerpts)
  • Dante’s Inferno
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo
  • The Once and Future King by T. S. White
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream–No fear Shakespeare version
  • Julius CeasarNo fear Shakespeare version 
  • Antony and Cleopatra by Colleen McCullough
  • The Deadliest Monster by J. F. Baldwin

12th grade

Science: Physics with Connect the Thoughts

World Geography:  Globalmania by Knowledge Quest

Algebra II/ Pre-Calculus: Teaching Textbooks

College Courses:

  • Art History
  • American Literature/ HIstory of the US

Read-Aloud/ Reading List (largely determined by college Lit course):

  • October Sky by Homer Hickman and Physics for Future Presidents by Richard Muller (living books for Physics)
  • Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  • The Narrow Road by Brother Andrew

2 comments on “2012/2013 Curriculum

  1. lindafay says:

    Looks like a “feast!” ; ) How are you doing?

    • I am well, my friend, and I hope that you are, too. I am just THRILLED that you’ve returned to Blogland. From the looks of your posts, you’ve not skipped a beat!

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