Finally – a loose plan for our current year of learning!
I’ve been trying to get this drawn up for a long while now.
Some of this we have already been implementing.
Some will be implemented in the days to follow.
Either way, here are some of our ‘logistics’ for this year 😉
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Training them up in the Way they should go –
*Daily Torah Portion readings
*Parsha illustrations and copywork
*Restoration of Torah thematic parsha studies/One Torah for All worksheets
*Daily prayers from Siddur
*Building our Torah Binders (http://www.lightedway.org/html/torahworksheets.html)
*Torah Class (for older son)
*Weekly commentary videos (Rabbi Chaim Richman at The Temple Institute)
Character Building – Mussar (spiritual disciplines) –
* 1 character trait per week
*Character Sketches Volume 1 and 2
*Instruction in Righteousness – by Doorposts
*Anecdotes for Boys and Girls – by Harvey Newcomb
*Everyday Holiness and Riverton Mussar (http://www.rivertonmussar.org)
*Copywork, memorization, practice charts and journaling
Learning Hebrew –
* Through prayers, blessings and songs
*Ancient pictorial Hebrew at http://www.ancient-hebrew.org
*And still deciding – Sarah and David or Holy Language Institute
Hebraic Dance –
* Via dvd and youtube
*TRISMS curriculum with living books (older son)
*A Child’s History of the World by V.M. Hillyer with living books (younger daughters)
*Colonial America study through living books (field trips to Williamsburg and Jamestown)
*Map usage and copying
*Charlotte Mason’s Elementary Geography from Queen Homeschool supplies
*Apologia General Science with notebooking (older son)
*Considering God’s Creation with living books (younger daughters)
*Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock
*The Burgess Animal Series by Thornton W. Burgess
*Creation series by Kent Hovind
*In My Flesh I See God series by Brad Scott
Health and Nutrition
*Health for the Glory of God – Rod and Staff Publishers
*From Girl… to Woman – Queen Homeschool Supplies
*Wildcraft board game
*Meal planning and preparing
*Essential oil learning and usage
*Teaching Textbooks (for all)
*Math Facts to Classical Music cd
*Printed and oral drills
*Various board games
*Easy Grammar (for all)
*Sequential Spelling (older son)
*Phonetic Zoo (younger daughters)
*Narration and dictation
*Notebooks of Fabulous Words (a.k.a. vocabulary words)
*Various writing projects in all subjects using I.E.W.’s writing methods
*Various games (Scrabble, Quiddler, etc…)
*Individual reading to be selected soon
*The works of Jules Verne (older son)
*Read-alouds (for all) – Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
*Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss
*Exposure through Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization (I.E.W.)
*Poetry studies (Emily Dickinson; Robert Louis Stevenson)
*Mozart, Chopin, Vivaldi –
*various cds and books with select pieces and biographical information
*Mary Cassatt, Benjamin West, Claude Monet –
*various books and prints
*Weekly lessons (younger daughters)
*Complete-a-Sketch (older son)
*Nature Journals and various projects
*Keepers of the Faith/Contenders of the Faith projects
– Possibly including (but not limited to):
beading, cross-stitching, quilting, watercolor, baking,
woodworking, knot tying, tent making, survival skills
Abba, help us to do well. May we worship You through our work and studies.
And may we bring praise and glory to Your Name!
I HAVE to do this too. Maybe you have inspired me ;)! I love your “style”. I will make reference to your list for next year :)!
Now the trick is implementing it! lol 😉 May we both be inspired and motivated and to our best! Happy Homeschooling!
I so wish we were together to HS! We would have so much fun!! 🙂
Me too, Elizabeth! ❤
THank you for sharing Hebrew website. I have been wanting to study ancient Hebrew and am very excited about the site. May our Lord bless you and your family as you walk with and worship Him!!
Thank you! May He bless you and yours as you continue to seek and serve Him!