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Monday, July 23, 2012

Our Curriculum 2012-2013 - 6th grade

We have been through middle school in our homeschool before so this is not our first rodeo.  However, the curriculum choices will be completely different.  :)  Don't you just love the choices in homeschooling???

6th Grade Curriculum

We will continue Classical Conversations and drilling memory work.  This year's focus with CC.

Chronological Timeline
US Presidents
Ancient History through Pre-Reformation
Africa and World Geography
Prepositions, linking and helping verbs
Noun Declensions
Math Facts
Biology and the Earth (including nature hikes and dissections)
Scripture Memory:  Exodus 20:1-17
Fine Arts - Drawing, Music Theory/Tin Whistle, Great Artists - Giotto, Ghiberti, Angelico, Durer, Michelangelo, & El Greco, Orchestra and Composers from the Baroque and Classical Periods - Handel, Bach, & Mozart.

We will also continue with My Father's World - 5 year cycle.  This year we are studying Creation To Greeks.  This will cover History, Science, Read Alouds, Fine Arts and Bible.  These wonderful books are included...

Foreign Language - Latin

Spelling - Spelling Workout -D

Writing - IEW Ancient History (Essentials - CC)

Reading & Comprehension - Sonlight - Core G

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