2013-2014 School Year: Curriculum

nbts-blog-hop-2013Although we have been doing a few things here and there during the summer, we officially started school last week. Below is what we are using for our curriculum. It looks like a lot, but we don’t do all the subjects every day, except Language Arts and Math. The bolded items are what we mainly work on, and the others are done if there is extra time. We try to get school done by lunchtime (except for MOPS days when school is in the afternoons), and Melody can mostly do a lot of it on her own. Emily is slowly getting the rhythm. All of our activities start next month, and we can’t wait for all the exciting things that this school year will bring!

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Melody – 1st grade/2nd grade

Emily – PreK

Both girls

***(italicized items are done in their classes taught by a tutor that meet on Fridays)

  • 160 events & people in a chronological timeline
  • 24 history sentences: world history from pre-reformation to modern
  • 43 U.S. presidents
  • 100+ locations & geographic features in Europe, Asia, & select parts of the World
  • 24 science facts: ecology, astronomy and physical science
  • Latin verbs the first conjugation: Latin verb endings
  • English Grammar facts: Pronouns, adverbs, conjunctions
  • Multiplication tables up to 15×15, common squares and cubes, as well as basic geometry formulas and unit conversions
  • Ephesians 6
  • Exposure to drawing techniques
  • Music theory and tin whistle
  • 6 great artists and related projects: Impressionist Artists
  • Introduction to orchestra and 3 classical composers: Classical & Romantic Composers
  • Weekly science experiments or hands-on projects
  • The practicing and refinement of oral presentation skills

nbts-blog-hop-calendar-2013Linking up to ihomeschoolnetwork’s Not Back-to-School Blog Hop: Curriculum Week 2013.

P.S. Obviously, I’m behind in actually linking up to this blog hop. 😉

6 thoughts on “2013-2014 School Year: Curriculum

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  3. I would love to hear how you did both RRSP and GLE at the same time. I am LOVING both but can’t figure out if or how I should do both! Thanks!!!

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