2013 Curriculum Plan

As we wind down our 2012 school year, I've started preparing and planning for next year.  "A" will be in Grade 2 as of January although according to our State's standards he would only be in Grade 1 as of September 2012.

Our educational approach for 2013 will be eclectic, combining the Classical approach with the Charlotte Mason method, and tossing in the Unit Study approach for fun.

Following is an outline of our tentative Curriculum Plan for 2013 (January - December): 
*  AWAP - Bible Memory Verse Cards (with hand gestures)
The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories

 Core Curriculum
Explode The Code  -  Books 3 - 6 

ACSI Spelling and Vocabulary (Grade 2)
Scott Foresman Grammar Books (Grade 1 - 2) Free Resource
AWAP - Words of Wisdom Penmanship (Manuscript Style)
* A large variety of fiction and non-fiction readers (on and above reading level)

Core Curriculum
CIMT MEP Year 2  (UK based program for enhanced Math)
Teaching Textbooks - Math 3 

*  Math Mammoth (Blue Series)  -  Excerpts as needed
Family Math
AEP - The Complete Book of Time & Money (Ages 5-8)
AEP - Total Math (Grade 3)

AEP - The Complete Book of Math (Grade 3-4)
*  Board Games

Core Curriculum
Real Science 4 Kids - Chemistry
Real Science 4 Kids - Physics
*  Real Science 4 Kids - Astronomy

Supplemental Living Books
The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature

Supplemental Resource Books 
Icky Sticky Foamy Slimy Ooey Gooey Chemistry
The Usborne Big Book of Experiments
The Everything Kids Science Experiments Book
DK Kitchen Science
101 Cool Science Experiments
Usborne 100 Experiments 

Supplemental Videos
*  Bill Nye the Science Guy Videos
*? Mr. Wizard

Core Curriculum
Lifepac History & Geography (Grade 2)
*  AWAP - Country Flash Cards

*  C.R.E.A.T.E.  Co-op Classes:  Expedition Earth
*  Maps and Globes

I still need to add something for elementary Civics.

*  Rosetta Stone
*  ?Tell Me More Spanish
Muzzy - Spanish  (Videos)
Little Pim  -  Spanish  (Videos)

Draw Write Now Books
Cut & Create Books
The Usborne Piano Course Books 1 and 2
*  Simply Music Learning Video Series (Level 1 & 2) 

*  C.R.E.A.T.E. Co-op Classes:  Meet the Masters (Term 2)

*  C.R.E.A.T.E. Co-op Classes:  Gym and Health
ALERT Cadet Program (Starting around May/June)

         -  Basic Training
         -  Novice Handbook 

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