Curriculum – 2010-2011

I have a 4th & 2nd grader this year. Here are the plans:

4th Grade

Math: CLE Math 400 with supplements (Life of Fred Fractions, Singapore’s new Challenging Word Problems 3)

Language Arts: Writing Tales 1, Spell to Write and Read, review of poetry memorized for the last four years + reading poetry once per week for appreciation.

Foreign Language: Prima Latina

History/Geography: Story of the World 3 with Activity Guide, Map Skills D, Memorizing States/Capitals of the U.S.

Science: Ein-O Mechanical Science Discovery Tank, Snaptricity, and Delta Nutshells Sound Kit + ?? for a year of physics inquiry using hands-on materials.

Religion: Re-reading Children’s Bible w/ third section of the New St. Joseph Baltimore Catechism #1. Incorporate lives of the saints & learning the Mass.

Music: Beginning to play the piano using Bastien Primer level materials.

2nd Grade:

Math:  A Beka Arithmetic 2 w/supplement of Singapore Challenging Word Problems 1.

Language Arts: Spell to Write and Read, Writing With Ease Level 2 (second semester), poetry review from the last three years + poetry appreciation once per week.

History, Science, and Religion will be with the older sibling with the exception of doing Map Skills B instead of D.

In addition, the 2nd grader is taking private art lessons once per week with a local artist. Both children are learning Shotokan Karate and are new Yellow Belts.

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