History, Science, Music, Art and Bible (aka "Together Studies"):
This year we are journeying through Explorers to 1850 in our together studies.
We have added a new student this year, Lily is doing My Fathers World Kindergarten this year.
And Jadon is using My Fathers World First Grade.
All of the children use Math U See for Math. We will be using Pre-Algebra, Epsilon, Gamma, Alpha and Primer this school year.
We use a workbook form of Primary Language Lessons for grades 2-3 and Intermediate Language Lessons for grades 4-6. In 7th grade My Fathers World recommends All in One English so that is what we chose for this year.
We use a program called Writing Strands, also recommended by My Fathers World. We start with book 2 in third grade and work our way through the series. Its a great program, mostly independent and fun.
For handwriting we like A Reason for Handwriting. Handwriting is not recommended by My Fathers World but we add it for practice. Natalie is not using any handwriting for the first time this year in 7th grade!
We are trying the Sequential Spelling DVD this year for spelling.
We use the Book Basket list for readers as well as 1000 Good Books reading list, Sonlight Reading List and McGuffys Readers. I tend to do a hodge podge based on the children's needs at the time. Natalie is using Progeny Press Study guides as well for her literature.
I hope you will continue to join me for this series: Seven Days of Homeschooling Seven. Where I will share:
-Who we are homschooling?
-What curriculum we are using?
-When do we homeschool?
-Why do we homeschool?
-Where do we homeschool?
-How we do we homeschool?
-Our favorite homeschool helpers.