Our 2009/2010 Academic Plans


I have drafted our tentative plan for the school year which we will continue to finalize over the next two weeks. We will officially begin our new school term in September after labor day. I may change this plan slightly depending on what we find at the SHEM Used Curriculum sale later this week. Our girls are very active in helping me choose their curriculum and subjects of study for the year and we will spend the next two weeks firming up our plans.

Here are some passages of Scripture that I have in mind as we plan our new school term:

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 16:1-3 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.

Getting Organized –
TOS 2009 Schoolhouse Planner
Donna Young
Workbox System

11th Grade Explorations –

Math:
Algebra 2: Teaching Textbooks

Language Arts:
Gold Book-Learning Language Arts Through Literature
Norton Anthology of American Literature
The Write Stuff
Writers, Inc.
BJUP Vocabulary

Science:
Advanced Biology: Apologia
Anatomy @ co-op

Social Studies:
World History: BJUP
Story of our World: History for the Classical Child
History Through the Ages-Book of Time
Well-Trained Mind biography lists

Spanish 2:
Switched-on-Schoolhouse

Biblical Studies:
Torah Club Volume 1
Hebrew Language Studies

Home Economics:
BJUP Family Life Skills
Financial Peace @ co-op
Cake Decorating @ co-op
Embroidery @ co-op

Music Appreciation:
Piano
Notebooking: (one composer monthly)
Meet the Great Composers Kit #1

College/Career:
PSAT (fall semester)
SAT Prep

2nd/3rd Grade Explorations –

Biblical Studies:
Biblical History
Hebrew Language Studies

Math:
BJUP Math 2 or Rod and Staff Math 3
Kumon Grade 3 workbooks

Language Arts:
BJUP English 2
BJUP Handwriting 2
BJUP Spelling 2

Writing:
Book reports (TOS Planner)
Copywork

Reading/Literature:
Abeka Grade 3 readers
Sonlight 3 American History readers
Well-Trained Mind biography lists

Science:
Signs and Seasons
Apologia Astronomy
Apologia Astronomy Notebook

Social Studies:
BJUP American History 2
Sonlight 3 American History readers

Art Appreciation:
Feed My Sheep
Nature Journal
Notebooking: (one artist monthly)

Music Appreciation:
Piano
Notebooking: (one composer monthly)
Meet the Great Composers Kit #1

Co-op:
Art
PE
Science
Bible and Drama

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Comments

talbottales said…
Looks like a great plan! This will be our first year using Teaching Textbooks, but I've heard it's wonderful! Thanks for the Scripture verses - we should meditate on these daily.
Wow, wow! Busy plans (but who am I to talk? Ha!)

Thanks for all of the links.

We're also starting Teaching Textbooks this year, and loving it already1