You know the one! A dad pushing a shopping cart through the aisles while you here the Christmas song, "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" Here's a link, just in case you forgot!
For us, school is a good thing! The first couple weeks are hard, getting back into a good routine, hitting the books, prioritizing life! We're half way through our second week. We've had a few bumps in the road, but we navigated them fairly well, I ThInK!!!
If your curious, here's the line up for our school year:
Notgrass ~ America the Beautiful
Institute for Excellence in Writing ~ Student Writing Intensive Level B
Beyond Five in a Row ~ A few titles that oldest hadn't finished up
Miscellaneous Read alouds
Physical Education (sports, exercising, hiking, biking, and whatever else to get our body moving)
Thing One ~ 8th Grade:
Math-U-See ~ Algebra 1
Apples 2: Daily Spelling Drills
Daily Grams: 8th Grade
Photography ~ through our co-op
Geography ~ through our co-op
Thing Two ~ 5th Grade:
Math-U-See ~ Epsilon
Spelling Workout ~ Level E
Daily Grams: 5th grade
Guitar ~ through our co-op
Art ~ through our co-op
What I like about a number of our subjects, is there is slight cross over from one thing to the next in grammar and spelling, both areas our boys need a bit of work on. We'll keep an eye on it, a finger on the pulse, so there isn't to much over lap, leading to burn out.
So far, we're working on math, spelling, grammar, writing, P.E. (always, making it a way of life, not just a class). Next week we'll probably add it History and more reading (again, this has become a way of life so it's not a hard thing).
What does your school year look like? What kind of classes are your kids taking & what grade are they in? Always interesting to see what other kids are learning!