Tuesday, August 4, 2009

What We Did in 2008-2009

All three kids
- Bible study/Prayer Time: Bible, Firm Foundations: Creation to Christ, Remembering God’s Awesome Acts, The Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History, and Bible Atlas
- Science Experiments: Various books, Robert Krampft, the Happy Scientist
- Some of our Read-Alouds: Abe Lincoln: Log Cabin to White House, Noah Webster’s Advice to the Young, 365 Manners Kids Should Know, Boyhood and Beyond (just to the boys), etc.

My daughter (15 then): Grade 10
- Bible: The Kingdom of God: A Guide for Old Testament Study
- Math: Saxon Algebra II
- Science:  Apologia Biology, Genetics class (at George Fox University)
- Literature: ABeka Backgrounds to World Literature plus a variety of books
- History: Streams of Civilization Volume I (CLP)
- P.E.: hiking, jogging 
- Writing: articles for Growing in Grace Magazine, short stories, novels
- Fine Arts: Drawing, filmmaking (she made her first short film, How Would You Feel?), homemaking skills including knitting, cross-stitching, cooking, baking, etc.
- Music: piano
- Language: Thai

My 10 yo son
- Math: Modern Curriculum Press Mathematics F
- Science: ABeka Observing God’s World
- Health: ABeka Choosing Good Health
- History and Geography: ABeka New World History and Geography, Mystery of History I
- Language Arts/Grammar: Learning Language Arts through Literature-The Tan Book, Daily Grams
- Spelling: ABeka Spelling, Vocabulary, Poetry 6
- Reading: ABeka Of America 2, Voyage of Discovery, Calls to Courage (Christian Light Education) Houghton Mifflin English, various books including Little House in the Big Woods, books on birds, etc.
- Reading Comprehension: ABeka
- Cursive Handwriting: Writing with Power (CLP)
- Writing: Easy Writing, ABeka Creative Writing, Basic Writing Skills workbook 
- P.E.: basketball, soccer, hiking, baseball
- Music: piano
- Typing: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing CDrom
- Art: drawing using various books

My 7 yo son
- Bible: Studying God’s Word Book B (Christian Liberty Press)
- Math: Singapore Math 2A, 2B, Primary Mathematics Challenging Word Problems, Saxon Math 3 (Part Two)
- Phonics plus writing: The Writing Road to Reading
- Reading: ABeka readers including Growing Up Where Jesus Lived, Christian Liberty Nature Reader Book 2, More New Friends (Pathway Publishers), BJU Reading 2, various books
- Spelling: Building Spelling Skills Book 2 (Christian Liberty Press)
- Language Arts/Grammar: Learning Language Arts through Literature–The Red Book, Daily Grams
- Vocabulary: Explode the Code 8
- Penmanship: ABeka Writing with Phonics
- Science: God’s Wonderful Works (CLP), Rod & Staff Patterns of Nature 2
- Health: ABeka Health, Safety, Manners 2
- History: Our Nation Under God (CLP), Mystery of History I
- Art: drawing using various books
- Music: piano
- P.E.: soccer, basketball, baseball, hiking

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