These are the “spines” we'll throughout the year (supplemented by living books, activities and other additions as we go).
RELIGION: St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism by Marigold Hunt
HISTORY: From Sea to Shining Sea: The Story of America by Catholic Textbook Project
SCIENCE: Behold and See 3 by Suchi Myjak
MATH: Miquon math series (orange, red and blue books)
ENGLISH: weekly spelling words (pulled from assignments, misspelled words, or other current areas of interest), weekly copywork to assist in penmanship, weekly memory work, one-on-one reading practice, book reports and read-alouds (during the day, keyed to other lessons; at night, fun family read-aloud by Dad).
ART: The Christian Heritage Art Program from the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia (Nashville)
MUSIC: composer and specific piece study will coincide with our history topics.
PE: Home School Family Fitness: The Complete Physical Educatin Curriculum for Grades K-12 by Dr. Bruce Whitney
1. Military History – America’s Battlegrounds (Reader’s Digest) by Richard Sauers
2. Journalism – Create Your Own Magazine by Barbara Taylor; The Young Journalist’s Book: How to write and produce your own newspaper by Donna Guthrie and Nancy Bentley
3. Chess – the game and its history – Chess for Kids by Michael Basman, The Chess Tactics Workbook by Al Woolum, The Story of Chess by Horacio Cardo, Chess Rules for Students by John A. Bain, and Winter Promise’s Knight’s of the Square Table: A Knight’s First Moves.
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