OK I finally began ordering curriculum to get this year started. Here is what we will be doing this year.
Math: Saxon Algebra 1/2
English: Rod and Staff
Writing: Writing Strands
Vocab: Vocabulary from Classical Roots
Science: Chemistry: using Christian Kids Explore (since I already have it)
History: Mystery of History Vol 3 (we love this history)
Critical Thinking: Art of Argument (still hoping to purchase)
Josie and Mazzy:
Math: Miquon workbooks
Reading: 100 Easy Lessons (already part way through)
Language: First Language Lessons
Writing: Writing With Ease
(they will sit in on history and do some chemistry experiments with Syd)
Handwriting: I will use online sources for worksheets and copywork. I will share some pf these sites in a later post.
Reading: begin 100 Easy lessons
I have K4 and Letter of The Week curriculum from Confessions of a Homeschooler: http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/
She is having a giveaway right now for this curriculum!!!!
Ruby: Anything to keep her busy!
Art: Using Artist study from Confessions of a Homeschooler (its free and free is good)
Lots of crafts and fun stuff
Music: Composer study from Confessions of a Homeschooler (very low price)
Listen to lots of different music!
Going to teach several of the girls how to play the mountain dulcimer this year. Yipee!
Read LOTS AND LOTS of good Living Books!!! If you don't know what that means let me know.
Well you get the idea of what books will be laying around my house this year. Let me know if you are using any of this same material!