Tuesday, March 3

Revised Plan for 09/10

I wrote about my "wishes" for the coming school year. Then, my husband was laid off... changing most of my plans.

Bible/History/Science/Music/Art:
MFW Creation to Greeks
~ I've found very good prices on most of the package. I'm still about 5 books short, but we'll see how that goes. Instead of God & the History of Art (which I still really really want), we'll just use Art Adventures at Home, since I already own it.

Math:
*B* ~ Singapore, not sure which level yet
*C* ~ Singapore, 2A & B
*T* ~ Singapore, 1A

Language Arts:
We are using the Original LLATL books. No workbooks. I am not opposed to workbooks, but the Original books are more inspired by Ruth Beechick than the newer ones. (I love Ruth Beechick!!)
*B* ~ LLATL Orange & Writing Strands 3
*C* ~ LLATL Yellow & Spellwell B/Bb
*T* ~ LLATL Blue

Handwriting:
The older two will use copywork for their handwriting exercises.
*T* ~ Italic Handwriting, Book B, it's scheduled in LLATL

French:
I still want Ecoutez, Parlez! though we may have to wait til the next school year.
(UPDATE: I GOT IT!! YAY!)

We're dropping Latin as a language, but will be using English from the Roots Up and Rummy Roots as vocabulary builders.

4 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great plan. We have had some financial changes also thus a change in our upcoming plans. I'll post more later. I will definitely pray for your family.

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  2. Audrey: That sounds like a well thought out, well rounded plan to me!!
    We have English From the Roots Up, and I used it for a year and a half with Miranda. I think it is great!
    I am planning to add that in for Levi and Maya in the coming school year.

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  3. Why are you dropping Latin? Just curious. I'm thinking we're going to pick up Lively Latin next year, since we will be studying Greeks and Romans. Seemed like a good time. :-) You will have to let me know how you like MFW CTG. I was going to do ECC, but the girls like what we've been doing this year with Living Books Curriculum, and I already have the TM for next year because I bought it when they had their 1/2 price TM sale. I made an Amazon wish list for our books, so we will see if any grandparents feel inspired. Heh.

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  4. I feel very strongly about learning French. So, for now, we're going to drop Latin. BUT I wouldn't have made that decision if we weren't doing English From the Roots Up. Kwim?

    I put in my last order for books today, so we will have everything within the next couple of weeks. I'm excited about doing CtG. I figured that when *B* is in 8th grade she'll do a one year world history and the youngers and I can do ECC.

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