2015-2016 Homeschool Curriculum

 

***11th Grade:***

Bible:

Her Hand In Marriage

Consider the Lilies

Bible embedded in American History

Easy Peasy Bible Level 3

EFCA Bible  Quizzing – Memorizing Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon

Math:

Pre-Calculus with Ask Dr. Callahan, text College Algebra, 7th edition

Music:

Continue with piano, handbells and beginning ukulele

Easy Peasy Music Appreciation

Art:

“Art Class” by See the Light

CM style Art appreciation with home made Art cards

Science:

Apologia Anatomy and Physiology/Human Body, Anatomy coloring book (Kaplan)

Biology CLEP

American History and Literature:

Exploring American Government by Notgrass with the addition of the following books:

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Lakota Woman, 1984, Fahrenheit 451,Animal Farm, The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, One Flew Over the Cockoos Nest, The Last of the Mohicans, I Will Fight No More Forever, Miracle in the Hills, Kisses for Katie, The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne), Narrative of the Life of David Crockett (David Crockett), Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass), Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe), Co. Aytch (Sam Watkins), Little Women (Louisa May Alcott), Humorous Stories and Sketches (Mark Twain),  In His Steps (Charles Sheldon), Up From Slavery (Booker T. Washington), Mama’s Bank Account (Kathryn Forbes), Christy (Catherine Marshall), To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee), The Giver (Lois Lowry)

College Courses at the University of Northwestern:

History of Western Civilization

Old Testament Archaeology

English Composition and Grammar I

Human Growth and Development

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

Spanish

Spanish 3 with Instant Immersion

Extra-Curricular

4H, Bible Quizzing, Awana Leader in Training (One night per week), Karate assistant instructor (one night per week), Special Olympics Bowling Coach (fall only), Sunday school

 

***8th Grade (Autism):***

Bible:

Easy Peasy Bible 3

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Growing in Wisdom (Marylyn Boyer)

EFCA Bible  Quizzing – Memorizing Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon

Music

Easy Peasy Music Appreciation, piano 

Art

Art Class  (See the Light)

American History Through Art (Visual Manna)

Art Appreciation (CM style with home made Art cards 

Physical Education:

DAPE (Developmentally Adapted Physical Education) one hour per week at public middle school

Physical Therapy (in clinic twice per week, in home twice per week)

Wii Fit

Language Arts:

Literature in American History Menus, Beyond Five in a Row, New American Cursive – book 2, G.U.M. Drops 3, All About Spelling 2, Story Cubes, Story Starters, copywork from American History Menus, Write From Early Modern History

Math:

Finish Saxon Math 3, tons of math games and file folder activities, start Easy Peasy Math 4, Times Tales, Math Mammoth Division, Saxon 4 Intermediate with Adaptations workbook, Life of Fred elementary books Farming – Jellybeans

Life Skills

Cooking, Model Me Kids, Individual Therapy, In Home Skills Worker, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy, Saying One Thing, Meaning Another (Super Duper Publications)

 Science

Easy Peasy Physical Science, Bridges, Electricity, Snap Circuits, Magnetism, topics from American History Menus, The Quark Chronicles – Botany

History

American History Menus 

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Extra-Curricular:

 4H, Bible Quizzing, Special Olympics Bowling, Autism Camp

  

***5th Grade (Autism):*** 

Bible:

Easy Peasy Bible 3

Growing in Wisdom (Marylin Boyer)

Heroines of the Past

Music:

Easy Peasy Music Appreciation, piano, ukulele 

Art

Art Class  (See the Light)

American History Through Art (Visual Manna)

Art Appreciation (CM style with home made Art cards) 

Art and Architecture (Hillyer)

Physical Education

DAPE (Developmentally Adapted Physical Education) two hours per week at public intermediate school

Physical Therapy (in clinic twice per week, in home twice per week)

Wii Fit

Language Arts:

Literature in American History Menus, Beyond Five in a Row, New American Cursive – book 3, G.U.M. Drops 4, All About Spelling 2, Story Cubes, Story Starters, copywork from American History Menus, Write from Early Modern History, Callie’s Contest of Courage and Literature Study Guide (New Millennium Girls), Creative Writing Made Easy and Isabel books (New Millennium Girls)

Math:

 Horizon Math 4 (J just informed me that she wants a “real” math book, which apparently means hardcover, copy your own problems type.  After completing the placement test, discovered she will need Saxon 6/5, which I can get used for quite a savings), tons of math games and file folder activities,  Easy Peasy Math 5, Times Tales, Math Mammoth Division, Life of Fred elementary books Farming – Jellybeans

Life Skills

Sewing, repairing and restoring sewing machines, 

 

Model Me Kids, Individual Therapy, In Home Skills Worker, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy, Saying One Thing, Meaning Another (Super Duper Publications) 

Science:

Easy Peasy Physical Science, Bridges, Electricity, Snap Circuits, Magnetism, topics from American History Menus

History:

American History Menus

Extra-Curricular

4H, Special Olympics Bowling, Autism Camp, Art Camp, Awana, Sunday School

 

 

 

One thought on “2015-2016 Homeschool Curriculum

  1. Have a wonderful year. My hat is off to you with two special needs kids. We had three in our homeschool in years past and are now down to one “normal” and one “special needs”. Your plans look great.
    Blessings, Dawn

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