Our 2019-2020 Secular Classical Curriculum Choices

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You asked, I answered. I’ve had a few demands to hear what we’ve chosen this year as our curriculum. I am going to do my best to keep this concise, yet allow’s be truthful – – all of us love a great curriculum sharing blog post, do we not? So without more trouble, here are our choices for our secular classical educational program for 2019-2020.

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Contents
  1. Objectives, Vision, and Worths
  2. to it! Sixth Quality Secular Classic Educational Program Options For my sixth grader, we have actually chosen that the sixth grade core curriculum bundle from Memoria Press will serve as the foundation of her school year. As a nonreligious homeschooler, we did take a couple of points out. We likewise substituted as much from their new Charter & & Public Institution line as we could. They do not (yet?) have full core plans from the Charter line, yet they do have a lot of the materials readily available. While Memoria Press is mosting likely to be the core of our school year, we have also added in a few various other bits and bobs from various other locations. A few of our Memoria Press choices for quality 6! We are looking forward to a rich, interesting year! Classical Creating was a last minute enhancement to our lineup Sixth Quality – – Objectives as well as Top priorities My large objective for her school year is to use each piece of our educational program to assist her improve her writing skills. She is a naturally skilled author, she checks out well and also she checks out widely. We have actually let her keep up that on her own without a curriculum for many years. This year, we will certainly be more deliberate about offering her as numerous chances as possible to test herself, expand in her writing, and also add as lots of rich experiences as feasible for her to attract from. I likewise desire her to begin establishing more independent study abilities – – slowly, and with partnership from me as she needs. Having a curriculum like Memoria Press as our core will enable her to function more individually yet still stay on a consistent path. I am planning posts that will look more in-depth at a lot of these sources and also topics, but as we get started these are our sixth quality nonreligious classic curriculum selections: Secular Timeless Educational Program – – sixth Quality: Grammar School Latin (MP Charter School)I Talk Latin (Quidnam Press) Very First Kind Latin (MP Charter Institution) Famous Men of Middle Ages (MP Charter College) Memoria Press sixth Quality Literary Works Establish: Adam of the Road, The Experiences of Altruistic, King Arthur, The Door in the Wall (MP Charter College) Memoria Press “What’s That Bird?” Research (MP Charter College) Memoria Press Publication of Astronomy Memoria Press Location II (MP Charter Institution) Memoria Press Greek Alphabet Memoria Press Educate Yourself Cursive Memoria Press English Grammar Address II (MP Charter College) Math-U-See Gamma/Delta Classic Writing: Aesop & & Homer for Older Beginners (this has actually been a recent choice so we also have Memoria Press Classic Make-up and English Lessons Through Literary Works Level D in the wings as feasible make-up programs) Meaning Exercise G CM Plenary overview to Plutarch’s Publicola (together with her bro) Eighth Quality Secular Classical Educational Program Choices Preparation for my eighth grader has actually been exciting, distressing, and a bit anxiety-inducing. He has actually begun to express some rate of interest in going to a public high school in 9th grade and simply the thought of it has obtained me all up in some feelings. The ‘‘ big senior high school decision’ has not been made yet, so I’m trying to intend with either situation in mind. Exactly how do we prepare him to enter senior high school with an easy-as-possible change? How do we established the stage for homeschooling the secondary school years? How do we make sure that we struck the academics however also have a good time? For my 8th , we likewise settled on a core plan from Memoria Press. We’ve made a couple of tweaks as well as substitutions to the eighth grade core curriculum, however it will certainly serve as our major educational program this year. It appears like a great deal, but spread over the year this should make for a rich, appealing year for my 8th grader. (Not shown: MPTP Science and Lost Devices of Writing) Objectives as well as Priorities for Eighth Quality I got myself all type of stressed attempting to choose what to do with my eighth this year, but ultimately I took a step back as well as took a VERY deep breath. I laid out our objectives for this year, as well as every single piece of our educational program for him were gauged against these objectives. He wants an academically difficult year. I desire him to enjoy his year, dig deep, and also whether this is his last homeschool year or whether he maintains schooling in the house – – I want this year to really feel loosened up as well as beautiful. As it happens, our biggest concern for him isn’t even homeschool relevant. He joins the Canadian Air Cadet program and also is extremely purchased it. So, this year, we want college to be arranged and prepared to make sure that he has room in his days/weeks/year to truly capitalize on all of the fantastic opportunities that feature the Air Cadet program. We made one tweak to the timeless studies prepare from the 8th grade syllabus. Instead of leaping right in to Schedule of Old Greeks, we’re taking one term off from Old Greece as well as we’ll be examining Old Rome. My boy intends to compose the National Latin Test this year, and also Roman history/culture is a huge part of the exam. So prepping and concentrating on Roman history will be our focus in the initial term. Much more on that particular later! All that claimed, here’s what we have on the program as we get involved in our year: Nonreligious Timeless Educational Program – – 8th Quality: Memoria Press First Form Latin (Charter Institution version – – finishing what we really did not full in 2015)
  3. Memoria Press Secondly Kind Latin (Charter College variation) Memoria Press National Latin Examination Intro Prep Guide Memoria Press Famous Males of Rome (charter institution version Memoria Press Book of Ancient Greeks Set (Charter School version) Memoria Press Iliad as well as Odyssey sets (Charter Institution version) Memoria Press Location III collection (Charter Institution variation) Memoria Press Poetry & & Short Stories: American Lit Memoria Press Eighth Grade Literary Works Establish: As You Like It, Treasure Island, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Wind in the Willows (Charter College variations) Memoria Press Classical Make-up Books 2 and 3 (Charter School version) Memoria Press Show Yourself Cursive Memoir Press First Begin French (Charter School variation) Mathematics Mammoth 7B Prentice-Hall Algebra 1 Moving Beyond The Web Page: Age 12-14 Scientific Research Plan Lost Devices of Composing (CiRCE Institute) centimeters Plenary’s guide to Plutarch’s Publicola (with his sis) A Look at The Year Ahead When I note it all out like that, it certain resemble a GREAT DEAL. However, actually we will not be functioning from all the resources throughout all the academic year. We are deeply grateful to be on this classic course of learning, yet at my core I still worth simplicity and having an unwinded homeschool setting. I’m still having fun with different scheduling suggestions as well as have a whole message beginning the different methods you can intend your Memoria Press curriculum. Instead of adhering to the 36-week syllabus as created, we are highly likely going to choose a block schedule this year. I’m looking for a deliberate, intentional year. I want my kids to be able to dig in, hang out in each lesson as well as not feel ruled by a list or syllabus. So, I’m breaking my school year right into 6 6-week terms, with each term separated by a one week ‘‘ break’. The break time will be utilized for relaxing our minds, catching up on duties or jobs, ensuring we get on track, etc. Each term will certainly include our “core” topics: mathematics, latin, composition, and also classical researches. We will work with one or two other subjects each term, for longer lessons each sitting. If all mosts likely to plan, we ought to have the ability to finish all the material in our curriculum bundles yet in a manner that fits our family’s needs. If we don’t obtain it all in this year, that’s entirely amazing also. I’m not on any individual’s schedule yet my very own! I’ll be writing posts detailing as well as assessing much of the resources I’ve listed in this message. If you see something you want to recognize more regarding, or want to see closer – – drop me a comment listed below or reach out to me using email/social media!
  4. Sixth Quality – – Objectives as well as Top priorities My large objective for her school year is to use each piece of our educational program to assist her improve her writing skills. She is a naturally skilled author, she checks out well and also she checks out widely. We have actually let her keep up that on her own without a curriculum for many years. This year, we will certainly be more deliberate about offering her as numerous chances as possible to test herself, expand in her writing, and also add as lots of rich experiences as feasible for her to attract from. I likewise desire her to begin establishing more independent study abilities – – slowly, and with partnership from me as she needs. Having a curriculum like Memoria Press as our core will enable her to function more individually yet still stay on a consistent path. I am planning posts that will look more in-depth at a lot of these sources and also topics, but as we get started these are our sixth quality nonreligious classic curriculum selections: Secular Timeless Educational Program – – sixth Quality: Grammar School Latin (MP Charter School)I Talk Latin (Quidnam Press) Very First Kind Latin (MP Charter Institution) Famous Men of Middle Ages (MP Charter College) Memoria Press sixth Quality Literary Works Establish: Adam of the Road, The Experiences of Altruistic, King Arthur, The Door in the Wall (MP Charter College) Memoria Press “What’s That Bird?” Research (MP Charter College) Memoria Press Publication of Astronomy Memoria Press Location II (MP Charter Institution) Memoria Press Greek Alphabet Memoria Press Educate Yourself Cursive Memoria Press English Grammar Address II (MP Charter College) Math-U-See Gamma/Delta Classic Writing: Aesop & & Homer for Older Beginners (this has actually been a recent choice so we also have Memoria Press Classic Make-up and English Lessons Through Literary Works Level D in the wings as feasible make-up programs) Meaning Exercise G CM Plenary overview to Plutarch’s Publicola (together with her bro) Eighth Quality Secular Classical Educational Program Choices Preparation for my eighth grader has actually been exciting, distressing, and a bit anxiety-inducing. He has actually begun to express some rate of interest in going to a public high school in 9th grade and simply the thought of it has obtained me all up in some feelings. The ‘‘ big senior high school decision’ has not been made yet, so I’m trying to intend with either situation in mind. Exactly how do we prepare him to enter senior high school with an easy-as-possible change? How do we established the stage for homeschooling the secondary school years? How do we make sure that we struck the academics however also have a good time? For my 8th , we likewise settled on a core plan from Memoria Press. We’ve made a couple of tweaks as well as substitutions to the eighth grade core curriculum, however it will certainly serve as our major educational program this year. It appears like a great deal, but spread over the year this should make for a rich, appealing year for my 8th grader. (Not shown: MPTP Science and Lost Devices of Writing) Objectives as well as Priorities for Eighth Quality I got myself all type of stressed attempting to choose what to do with my eighth this year, but ultimately I took a step back as well as took a VERY deep breath. I laid out our objectives for this year, as well as every single piece of our educational program for him were gauged against these objectives. He wants an academically difficult year. I desire him to enjoy his year, dig deep, and also whether this is his last homeschool year or whether he maintains schooling in the house – – I want this year to really feel loosened up as well as beautiful. As it happens, our biggest concern for him isn’t even homeschool relevant. He joins the Canadian Air Cadet program and also is extremely purchased it. So, this year, we want college to be arranged and prepared to make sure that he has room in his days/weeks/year to truly capitalize on all of the fantastic opportunities that feature the Air Cadet program. We made one tweak to the timeless studies prepare from the 8th grade syllabus. Instead of leaping right in to Schedule of Old Greeks, we’re taking one term off from Old Greece as well as we’ll be examining Old Rome. My boy intends to compose the National Latin Test this year, and also Roman history/culture is a huge part of the exam. So prepping and concentrating on Roman history will be our focus in the initial term. Much more on that particular later! All that claimed, here’s what we have on the program as we get involved in our year: Nonreligious Timeless Educational Program – – 8th Quality: Memoria Press First Form Latin (Charter Institution version – – finishing what we really did not full in 2015)
  5. Memoria Press Secondly Kind Latin (Charter College variation) Memoria Press National Latin Examination Intro Prep Guide Memoria Press Famous Males of Rome (charter institution version Memoria Press Book of Ancient Greeks Set (Charter School version) Memoria Press Iliad as well as Odyssey sets (Charter Institution version) Memoria Press Location III collection (Charter Institution variation) Memoria Press Poetry & & Short Stories: American Lit Memoria Press Eighth Grade Literary Works Establish: As You Like It, Treasure Island, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Wind in the Willows (Charter College variations) Memoria Press Classical Make-up Books 2 and 3 (Charter School version) Memoria Press Show Yourself Cursive Memoir Press First Begin French (Charter School variation) Mathematics Mammoth 7B Prentice-Hall Algebra 1 Moving Beyond The Web Page: Age 12-14 Scientific Research Plan Lost Devices of Composing (CiRCE Institute) centimeters Plenary’s guide to Plutarch’s Publicola (with his sis) A Look at The Year Ahead When I note it all out like that, it certain resemble a GREAT DEAL. However, actually we will not be functioning from all the resources throughout all the academic year. We are deeply grateful to be on this classic course of learning, yet at my core I still worth simplicity and having an unwinded homeschool setting. I’m still having fun with different scheduling suggestions as well as have a whole message beginning the different methods you can intend your Memoria Press curriculum. Instead of adhering to the 36-week syllabus as created, we are highly likely going to choose a block schedule this year. I’m looking for a deliberate, intentional year. I want my kids to be able to dig in, hang out in each lesson as well as not feel ruled by a list or syllabus. So, I’m breaking my school year right into 6 6-week terms, with each term separated by a one week ‘‘ break’. The break time will be utilized for relaxing our minds, catching up on duties or jobs, ensuring we get on track, etc. Each term will certainly include our “core” topics: mathematics, latin, composition, and also classical researches. We will work with one or two other subjects each term, for longer lessons each sitting. If all mosts likely to plan, we ought to have the ability to finish all the material in our curriculum bundles yet in a manner that fits our family’s needs. If we don’t obtain it all in this year, that’s entirely amazing also. I’m not on any individual’s schedule yet my very own! I’ll be writing posts detailing as well as assessing much of the resources I’ve listed in this message. If you see something you want to recognize more regarding, or want to see closer – – drop me a comment listed below or reach out to me using email/social media!
  6. Secular Timeless Educational Program – – sixth
  7. Eighth Quality Secular Classical Educational Program Choices
  8. Objectives as well as Priorities for Eighth Quality
  9. Nonreligious Timeless Educational Program – – 8th Quality: Memoria Press First Form Latin (Charter Institution version – – finishing what we really did not full in 2015)
  10. Memoria Press Secondly Kind Latin (Charter College variation) Memoria Press National Latin Examination Intro Prep Guide Memoria Press Famous Males of Rome (charter institution version Memoria Press Book of Ancient Greeks Set (Charter School version) Memoria Press Iliad as well as Odyssey sets (Charter Institution version) Memoria Press Location III collection (Charter Institution variation) Memoria Press Poetry & & Short Stories: American Lit Memoria Press Eighth Grade Literary Works Establish: As You Like It, Treasure Island, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Wind in the Willows (Charter College variations) Memoria Press Classical Make-up Books 2 and 3 (Charter School version) Memoria Press Show Yourself Cursive Memoir Press First Begin French (Charter School variation) Mathematics Mammoth 7B Prentice-Hall Algebra 1 Moving Beyond The Web Page: Age 12-14 Scientific Research Plan Lost Devices of Composing (CiRCE Institute) centimeters Plenary’s guide to Plutarch’s Publicola (with his sis) A Look at The Year Ahead When I note it all out like that, it certain resemble a GREAT DEAL. However, actually we will not be functioning from all the resources throughout all the academic year. We are deeply grateful to be on this classic course of learning, yet at my core I still worth simplicity and having an unwinded homeschool setting. I’m still having fun with different scheduling suggestions as well as have a whole message beginning the different methods you can intend your Memoria Press curriculum. Instead of adhering to the 36-week syllabus as created, we are highly likely going to choose a block schedule this year. I’m looking for a deliberate, intentional year. I want my kids to be able to dig in, hang out in each lesson as well as not feel ruled by a list or syllabus. So, I’m breaking my school year right into 6 6-week terms, with each term separated by a one week ‘‘ break’. The break time will be utilized for relaxing our minds, catching up on duties or jobs, ensuring we get on track, etc. Each term will certainly include our “core” topics: mathematics, latin, composition, and also classical researches. We will work with one or two other subjects each term, for longer lessons each sitting. If all mosts likely to plan, we ought to have the ability to finish all the material in our curriculum bundles yet in a manner that fits our family’s needs. If we don’t obtain it all in this year, that’s entirely amazing also. I’m not on any individual’s schedule yet my very own! I’ll be writing posts detailing as well as assessing much of the resources I’ve listed in this message. If you see something you want to recognize more regarding, or want to see closer – – drop me a comment listed below or reach out to me using email/social media!
  11. A Look at The Year Ahead

Objectives, Vision, and Worths

One of the challenges I tend to have problem with is focusing too much on curriculum. I have, in the past, assumed that some brand-new strategy or some new glossy curriculum was mosting likely to make our school year the best ever before. Heading in to our seventh school year as a homeschool family members, I’m finally (LASTLY!) discovering a few lessons.

I spent this previous summertime painful over our curriculum selections, like the majority of us do. I spent even more time considering our goals, worths, as well as vision for our homeschool. Whatever impressive educational program we acquire as well as utilize, if I do not have the structure correctly set then it’s mosting likely to be a rough year.

I’ll enter into more detail regarding this in a few future articles – – however this year, every curriculum selection has been carefully considered versus our goals for each of the youngsters. I’ve been purposeful, as well as detailed in my decision making procedure. This created a little even more operate in the front-end, but I believe it will actually pay off in the long run to ensure that we’re being very intentional concerning what educational programs my children are utilizing.

Sufficient rambling – – allowed’s obtain

to it! Sixth Quality Secular Classic Educational Program Options For my sixth grader, we have actually chosen that the sixth grade core curriculum bundle from Memoria Press will serve as the foundation of her school year.

As a nonreligious homeschooler, we did take a couple of points out. We likewise substituted as much from their new Charter & & Public Institution line as we could. They do not (yet?) have full core plans from the Charter line, yet they do have a lot of the materials readily available.

Our 2019-2020 Secular Classical Curriculum Choices image 1

While Memoria Press is mosting likely to be the core of our school year, we have also added in a few various other bits and bobs from various other locations.

A few of our Memoria Press choices for quality 6!

We are looking forward to a rich, interesting year!

Classical Creating was a last minute enhancement to our lineup

Sixth Quality – – Objectives as well as Top priorities

My large objective for her school year is to use each piece of our educational program to assist her improve her writing skills. She is a naturally skilled author, she checks out well and also she checks out widely. We have actually let her keep up that on her own without a curriculum for many years. This year, we will certainly be more deliberate about offering her as numerous chances as possible to test herself, expand in her writing, and also add as lots of rich experiences as feasible for her to attract from.

I likewise desire her to begin establishing more independent study abilities – – slowly, and with partnership from me as she needs. Having a curriculum like Memoria Press as our core will enable her to function more individually yet still stay on a consistent path.

I am planning posts that will look more in-depth at a lot of these sources and also topics, but as we get started these are our sixth quality nonreligious classic curriculum selections:

Our 2019-2020 Secular Classical Curriculum Choices image 2

Secular Timeless Educational Program – – sixth

  • Quality: Grammar School Latin (MP Charter School)I Talk Latin (Quidnam Press)
  • Very First Kind Latin (MP Charter Institution)
  • Famous Men of Middle Ages (MP Charter College)
  • Memoria Press sixth Quality Literary Works Establish: Adam of the Road, The Experiences of Altruistic, King Arthur, The Door in the Wall (MP Charter College)
  • Memoria Press “What’s That Bird?” Research (MP Charter College)
  • Memoria Press Publication of Astronomy
  • Memoria Press Location II (MP Charter Institution)
  • Memoria Press Greek Alphabet
  • Memoria Press Educate Yourself Cursive
  • Memoria Press English Grammar Address II (MP Charter College)
  • Math-U-See Gamma/Delta
  • Classic Writing: Aesop & & Homer for Older Beginners (this has actually been a recent choice so we also have Memoria Press Classic Make-up and English Lessons Through Literary Works Level D in the wings as feasible make-up programs)
  • Meaning Exercise G
  • CM Plenary overview to Plutarch’s Publicola (together with her bro)

Eighth Quality Secular Classical Educational Program Choices

Preparation for my eighth grader has actually been exciting, distressing, and a bit anxiety-inducing. He has actually begun to express some rate of interest in going to a public high school in 9th grade and simply the thought of it has obtained me all up in some feelings.

The ‘‘ big senior high school decision’ has not been made yet, so I’m trying to intend with either situation in mind. Exactly how do we prepare him to enter senior high school with an easy-as-possible change? How do we established the stage for homeschooling the secondary school years? How do we make sure that we struck the academics however also have a good time?

For my 8th , we likewise settled on a core plan from Memoria Press. We’ve made a couple of tweaks as well as substitutions to the eighth grade core curriculum, however it will certainly serve as our major educational program this year.

It appears like a great deal, but spread over the year this should make for a rich, appealing year for my 8th grader. (Not shown: MPTP Science and Lost Devices of Writing)

Objectives as well as Priorities for Eighth Quality

I got myself all type of stressed attempting to choose what to do with my eighth this year, but ultimately I took a step back as well as took a VERY deep breath. I laid out our objectives for this year, as well as every single piece of our educational program for him were gauged against these objectives.

He wants an academically difficult year. I desire him to enjoy his year, dig deep, and also whether this is his last homeschool year or whether he maintains schooling in the house – – I want this year to really feel loosened up as well as beautiful.

As it happens, our biggest concern for him isn’t even homeschool relevant. He joins the Canadian Air Cadet program and also is extremely purchased it. So, this year, we want college to be arranged and prepared to make sure that he has room in his days/weeks/year to truly capitalize on all of the fantastic opportunities that feature the Air Cadet program.

Our 2019-2020 Secular Classical Curriculum Choices image 3

We made one tweak to the timeless studies prepare from the 8th grade syllabus. Instead of leaping right in to Schedule of Old Greeks, we’re taking one term off from Old Greece as well as we’ll be examining Old Rome. My boy intends to compose the National Latin Test this year, and also Roman history/culture is a huge part of the exam. So prepping and concentrating on Roman history will be our focus in the initial term. Much more on that particular later!

All that claimed, here’s what we have on the program as we get involved in our year:

Nonreligious Timeless Educational Program – – 8th Quality: Memoria Press First Form Latin (Charter Institution version – – finishing what we really did not full in 2015)
  • Memoria Press Secondly Kind Latin (Charter College variation)
  • Memoria Press National Latin Examination Intro Prep Guide
  • Memoria Press Famous Males of Rome (charter institution version
  • Memoria Press Book of Ancient Greeks Set (Charter School version)
  • Memoria Press Iliad as well as Odyssey sets (Charter Institution version)
  • Memoria Press Location III collection (Charter Institution variation)
  • Memoria Press Poetry & & Short Stories: American Lit
  • Memoria Press Eighth Grade Literary Works Establish: As You Like It, Treasure Island, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Wind in the Willows (Charter College variations)
  • Memoria Press Classical Make-up Books 2 and 3 (Charter School version)
  • Memoria Press Show Yourself Cursive
  • Memoir Press First Begin French (Charter School variation)
  • Mathematics Mammoth 7B
  • Prentice-Hall Algebra 1
  • Moving Beyond The Web Page: Age 12-14 Scientific Research Plan
  • Lost Devices of Composing (CiRCE Institute)
  • centimeters Plenary’s guide to Plutarch’s Publicola (with his sis)
  • A Look at The Year Ahead

    When I note it all out like that, it certain resemble a GREAT DEAL. However, actually we will not be functioning from all the resources throughout all the academic year. We are deeply grateful to be on this classic course of learning, yet at my core I still worth simplicity and having an unwinded homeschool setting.

    I’m still having fun with different scheduling suggestions as well as have a whole message beginning the different methods you can intend your Memoria Press curriculum. Instead of adhering to the 36-week syllabus as created, we are highly likely going to choose a block schedule this year.

    I’m looking for a deliberate, intentional year. I want my kids to be able to dig in, hang out in each lesson as well as not feel ruled by a list or syllabus. So, I’m breaking my school year right into 6 6-week terms, with each term separated by a one week ‘‘ break’. The break time will be utilized for relaxing our minds, catching up on duties or jobs, ensuring we get on track, etc.

    Each term will certainly include our “core” topics: mathematics, latin, composition, and also classical researches. We will work with one or two other subjects each term, for longer lessons each sitting. If all mosts likely to plan, we ought to have the ability to finish all the material in our curriculum bundles yet in a manner that fits our family’s needs.

    If we don’t obtain it all in this year, that’s entirely amazing also. I’m not on any individual’s schedule yet my very own!

    I’ll be writing posts detailing as well as assessing much of the resources I’ve listed in this message.

    If you see something you want to recognize more regarding, or want to see closer – – drop me a comment listed below or reach out to me using email/social media!

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