2006-07

Activities

This was an incredibly busy year.  We did written schoolwork in the mornings, with various activities in the afternoons and evenings:

Monday Piano lessons
Youth Symphony
Tuesday Homeschool PE at the YMCA
Swimming lessons
Gymnastics classes
Wednesday Violin/viola lessons
Royal Rangers/Noble Hearts
Thursday Nursing Home Visitation
Homeschool PE at the YMCA
Swimming lessons
Gymnastics classes
Friday Parrelli Horsemanship
Guitar

Note:  This was way too many activities.  Good thing we dropped 4H!

Academic

Child #1

Math – 7th grade math
Science – Apologia’s General Science
Language Arts Reading – Sonlight’s Reading 7
Spelling – Sequential Spelling
Writing – McGraw Hill’s Building Writing Skills
Social Studies Sonlight’s United States History
U.S. Geography
Health/P.E. National Physical Fitness Award
                       Swimming
                       Gymnastics
                       Golf – First Tee
Art/Music   Violin lessons
                       Viola lessons
                       Youth Symphony
Occupational Education – Natural Hoofcare

Child #2

Math – 6th grade math
Science – Nature Studies
Language Arts Reading – Sonlight’s Reading 7
Spelling – Sequential Spelling
Writing – McGraw Hill’s Building Writing Skills
Social Studies Sonlight’s United States History
U.S. Geography
Health/P.E. President’s Physical Fitness Award
                       Swimming
                       Gymnastics
                       Golf – First Tee
Art/Music Violin lessons
                    Youth Symphony
Occupational Education – Natural Hoofcare

Child #3

Math – 4th grade math
Science – Beautiful Feet’s History of Science
Language Arts Reading – Sonlight’s Reading 4
Spelling – Sequential Spelling
Writing – McGraw Hill’s Building Writing Skills
Social Studies Sonlight’s United States History
U.S. Geography
Health/P.E.  P.E.
                        Swimming
                        Gymnastics
Art/Music –   Piano lessons
Occupational Education – Mavis B Teaches Typing

Child #4

Math – 3rd grade math
Language Arts Reading – Sonlight’s Reading 2
Spelling – Sequential Spelling
Writing – Penmanship
Social Studies U.S. Geography
Health/P.E. –     Swimming
                              President’s Physical Fitness Award
                              Gymnastics
                              Golf – First Tee
Art/Music –         Violin lessons

 Note:  at age 7, this child was not affected by the compulsory schooling laws.  He is listed here because most children begin school before this age, and he was doing schoolwork.

Child #5

Math – dominoes, base-ten, yahtzee
Language Arts Reading –
Teach Your Child To Read In 100 Easy Lessons
Social Studies U.S. Geography
Health/P.E.  –     Swimming
                               Gymnastics
                               Golf
Art/Music –         Violin lessons

 Note:  at age 4, this child was not affected by the compulsory schooling laws.  He is only listed here because he saw all the other kids’ information and asked, “Where am I?”

 

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