Wednesday, August 4, 2010

L.I.F.E. ACADEMY ~ 2010-2011

Ready.... to live

Set.... to learn


Our curriculum choice this year is Robinson Curriculum.

To create self-learners is our main goal~
to be able to educate oneself is a limitless opportunity;
the possibilities to succeed are endless.

NICK ~ a senior

Pilgrim's Progress, The Study of James

Math: geometry/algebra II

Science: Environmental Overkill, Access to Energy

Civics: The Federalist Papers, US History Documents, The Diaries of George Washington (series)

Economics: What has Government Done to Our Money, Economics in One Lesson, On that day began Lies

Literature: Call of the Wild *(not RC), Tom Sawyer, Pudd'nhead Wilson, Huck Finn, Life on the Mississippi, To Kill a Mockingbird

Language Arts: Writing Composition, SAT study skills, and Vocabulary

Electives: French, Fitness Training, & Basic Car Mechanics

*Senior Project:
List 3 career interests; research, interview, and job shadow for those careers.
To be done 1st 3 quarters.

TJ - 8th grade

Bible: New Testament- daily reading

Math: Saxon 7/6

Science: The friendly Arctic (geography), Seasonal Nature Journal

History: Christopher Columbus, The Life of George Washington (series), Biography of Ben Franklin, Life of Davy Crocket

A Boat to No Where *not RC
Swiss Family Robinson
Robinson Crusoe
Treasure Island
The Vicar of Wakefield

Language Arts:
Professor Klugimkopf's Old Fashioned English Grammar
Prof "K"s Spelling Rules
Daily Grams-junior high- *not RC
Creative writing-30 min per day

Electives: French, Weight Training, & Cooking

Katie- 3rd grade

My Prayer Journal *, New Testament Study

Math: Saxon 5/4

Science: Tale of ... (animal series), Seasonal Nature Journal.

History: Christopher Columbus, The Life of George Washington, Our Hero General Grant

Literature: Bobbsey Twin (series), Lil Pruddy, Dottie Dimple (series), 5 Little Peppers (series)

Read-alouds: Little House on the Prarie (series)* ~we are on book 2

Language Arts: Prof "K" Old fashioned Grammar & Spelling, Easy Grammar *(3rd grade)

Electives: Ballet, typing, & recorder

Andrew- Kindergarten

Bible: New Testament Study w/ sissy =)

Reading: Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Penmanship: Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Science: Nature walks, animal study (per letter of the week)

Readiness Skills: 'Letter of the Week' study to be done w/ Bryson, along w/ many hand-on activities. =)

Bryson- TOT School Fun

Up until Kindergarten, I choose a variety of activities. Mainly, I choose to do a letter of the alphabet per week. I prefer Abeka's preschool cards for this. Here are a few sites that make my job as 'teacher' so much more fun:

Totally Tots

No Time For Flash Cards

Confessions of a Homeschooler

~I have endless supply of links when it comes to those fabulous toddler years, but I limited it to my favorite resources =)


1 comment:

Kathi @ A Mother's Prayers said...

Looks so good. I wish I'd been doing this a while...curriculum choices make me ill...really.

??? letter of the week ???