The boys will be officially in grade 4 and 6. Wow, the years are mounting up!
For the 2014-2015 year I am hoping to still be on the crew, through which I am getting a lot of curriculum to try, so I am trying to not buy too much stuff.
So here we go: (The ones with asterisks will be new acquisitions)
Both of them will be working on these curriculum:
CTC Math (online): Both of them are liking this program so we will stick with it for now. You can read my review.
Math on the Level: our go to curriculum.
Tapestry of Grace year 1: We are looking forward to starting our cycle back again to Ancient Time.
****Writing and Rhetoric Book 2: Narrative 1: We are all liking this book.
Spelling lists from The Logic of English
**** Poetry for Beginner from Classical Writing
Basher Science books: The boys love reading these books.
Visual Learning Systems (online): review here
Michael Clay Thompson Grammar Voyage
Family Time Fitness4Homeschool
Latina Christina II: I am hoping to finish up Latina Christina I by June, and pick up with II in the fall.
Orbiting with Logic: which Zach started this year but has not completed yet.
An Ilustrated Book of Bad Arguments
***** Roots of English Dropped
French: Getting Started with French - really liking this
****Perplexors: Expert Level : Joho loves doing those logic puzzles. He's gone through levels A through D.
*****Handwriting Without Tears Cursive : HWT has been a success in our homeschooling. I love their curriculum.
Skills for Success: World Geography: Started this year, but not completed.
Simply Grammar, which we started last year, but dropped mid-year.
***** Latin for Children Primer A
I am also planning to implement this Morning Basket concept with a combination of the following:
- Catechism study: Training Hearts Teaching Minds
- Devotion book: Exploring Grace Together
- Stories from Shakespeare : Free on kindle
- Lives of the Musicians
- Story of the Orchestra
- Study of Hymns with 101 Hymn Stories
There you have it, our tentative line up for the next school year.