Today is our first official day of our 2010-2011 school year. We are 5th grade this year and our curriculum is a variety of things! Here is our complete list, we do not do everything every day. This is what we plan to cover this year:
BIBLE: New Testament Overview from Grapevine Studies
Reading - Weekly assignments from Reading Street by Scott/Foresman; Read alouds from our 'The Junior Classics' set, starting with Book 1 Fairy Tales and Fables; encouraging them in their personal reading
Spelling - weekly word lists from Handbook of Phonics by Eagle's Wings; enforcing them with activities from Making Spelling Words Stick.
Writing - Handwriting 2 (to perfect their cursive writing) & Write With the Best Volume I
Grammar - Painless Grammar, MadLibs, Gram Slam
Math Mammoth Multiplication for review, Math Galaxy Fraction Fun, Math U See (later) Epsilon
SCIENCE: Apologia Astronomy & read alongs on topic
HISTORY: All American History Volume I & read alongs on topic
In addition to this list, we will be trying a word of the day, and maybe a poem of the week. We will also be playing games to reinforce what they are learning.
Starting today! Will check in later and let you know how the day went!