our homeschool 2011-2012

Not set in stone...is it ever, really?  But, here are our plans for the 2011-2012 homeschool year; known in my head and in certain circles as

The Cliffs of Insanity Day Academy and St. Jenn's School for Exceptional Teens...

Amie age 9, Demi-Sky age 11, Teddy (bonus student) age 11 {together}

Bible: Possessing the Land (5th grade) Positive Action for Christ Curriculum

Sonlight History Core D  intro to American History (was called Core 3) [History, Geography and literature]

Wordly Wise (vocabulary)                                  Abeka cursive handwriting

Writing with Ease 2 by Susan Wise Bauer

R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey Chemistry level 1- Pandia Press

outside art class - 1 semester

Sonlight Curriculum


Amie age 9 {her own studies}

*Math: Math-U-See Gamma level     *Horizons Math  *Mad Dog Math (multiplication)

MCT Grammar Island , Sentence Island, Practice Island, Music of the Spheres (poetry) etc.

Fiction reading cards-teacher created resources

Irish Dance class, Piano, art class

Demi age 11 {his studies}

*Math: Math-U-See Delta Level               *Horizons Math

*The Harry Potter Series -outloud w/mom    *The Mysterious Benedict Society w/mom

Fiction reading cards-teacher created resources

*Chinese -Rosetta Stone

martial arts, piano, art class                           MCT Grammar Island, Sentence Island, etc.

Teddy age 11 (auditory processing disorder, etc.) {his studies}

*Math: Math-U-See Delta Level                     *Horizons Math  * Mad Dog Math (multiplication)

Fiction reading cards-teacher created resources

various reading books, phonics games        Linda Mood Bell phonics workbooks w/tutor

MCT Language arts (Grammar Island, etc)    *modern dance  *art class

Josie age 14 Freshman, High school

Bible: Route 66-travel through the Bible (middle school) Positive Action for Christ Curriculum

Math: Math-U-See -Algebra I      Switched on Schoolhouse H.S. English  (minus essay assignments)

Switched on Schoolhouse HS Earth Science

Intro to Composition: Biola Star Program

Teaching Writing: Structure and Style Seminar Workbook Institute for Excellence in Writing Portable Wall Institute for Excellence in Writing Word Web Vocabulary Workbook Vol. 1 Sage Education Enterprises, Inc. 1692927004 The Witch of Blackbird Pond  by Elizabeth Speare Yearling 978-0440495963 Johnny Tremain  by Esther Forbes  Yearling 978-0440942504 True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle  by Avi Harper Collins College Division 978-0380714759 The Hiding Place  by Corrie Ten Boom Bantam Books 978-0553256697 Miracle Worker  by William Gibson Scribner 978-1416590842 Across Five Aprils  by Irene Hunt

Fencing, Piano studies, Art

Meg age 16 High School Junior

Bible: Positive Action for Christ (high school) *haven't decided which book yet

Math-U-See Algebra II                                                     Rosetta Stone Russian

Biola Star Program:Biology

Biology: God's Living Creation, Student Text, 3rd Edition A Beka Catalog number 92878 Biology: Field/Laboratory Manual, 3rd Edition A Beka Catalog number 92932 Biology: God's Living Creation, Student Test Book, 3rd Edition A Beka Catalog number 163457 Biology: God's Living Creation, Student Quiz Book, 3rd Edition A Beka

Biola Star program: Torrey Academy

The Inklings class:  (English composition/Literature/Humanities)

Brief Wadsworth Handbook, 6th Edition, 09 MLA Update Wadsworth Publishing 978-0495797524 How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart 978-0310246046 Genesis (ESV) (any publisher) --------------- Mere Christianity C. S. Lewis 978-0060652920 The Great Divorce C. S. Lewis 978-0060652951 Descent Into Hell Charles Williams 978-0802812209 Orthodoxy G.K. Chesterton 978-0385015363 The Weight of Glory† C. S. Lewis 978-0060653200 Letters to a Diminished Church† Dorothy L. Sayers 978-0849945267 The Inklings Coursepack, 2011 Edition Torrey Academy ** The Abolition of Man C. S. Lewis 978-0060652944 That Hideous Strength C. S. Lewis 978-0743234924 The Gospel of John (ESV) (any publisher) --------------- Gaudy Night* Dorothy L. Sayers 978-0061043499 Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold C. S. Lewis 978-0156904360 A Severe Mercy Sheldon Vanauken 978-0060688240 Lord of the Rings  J. R. R. Tolkien 978-0618640157 How to Read a Book Mortimer Adler & Charles Van Doren 978-0671212094

Irish dance, horse care/riding, Violin studies

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