Category Archives: school year

First Quarter Review

I scheduled this week off from school, knowing we’d need a break about now. It was also the end of our first quarter, so I’d theoretically have time to file some papers, do a little more planning for second semester, … Continue reading

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Science & Memory Work

I’ve written before on how we use memory work in our little homeschool, but this year we’re definitely stepping it up a notch. Our memory work usually contains poems, Latin chants, Catechism questions, and prayers. However, I decided to purchase¬†Classically … Continue reading

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End of summer, back to school

My children are on a long-promised break from any school work right now. They will have three full weeks off before starting back up after Labor Day with a full school schedule. Over the summer, they did swim lessons (dd#3, … Continue reading

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First Day of School

DD#1: Math pg 47-48, GWG5 Lesson 1.1, WT2 pg 2 & 3 DD#2: Math pg 36; GWG3 Lesson 1.1 Both: Latin Lesson 1, flashcards Ch 1-5, vocab drill (1), workbook pg 9; Religion – Week 1, Day 1; Dictation – … Continue reading

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Our Schedule

This is my first year with three “students” – but I already started incorporating dd#3 in January for her Kindergarten materials, so it isn’t too much of a stretch. When I start adding the more time-consuming and rigorous first grade … Continue reading

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Trying a Checklist

I’ve been trying to figure out how to fit time into my day for the few items I’d like to do with Child #3 as she wants to start her formal Kindergarten work in January. The “learn to read,” handwriting/copywork, … Continue reading

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First Day of School

We completed our first day of school this fall. My four and three-year olds aren’t tired, but I am. I noted early on that I was not completely prepared to teach history today, but since we do each twice per … Continue reading

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