This curriculum consists of so many lovely dwelling books and a information for us to undergo these books collectively. The curriculum is versatile, so I can assign him narrations, essays, or we will merely focus on as he reads. Selecting this curriculum additionally permits us to work by issues TOGETHER, which I shall be savoring throughout this final 12 months of homeschool.
The very first e book is Uncle Tom’s Cabin – I completed studying it this summer season and was extremely moved. There are various parallels to at present’s society. One other choice is Purple Scarf Lady (which I additionally previewed) – such e book.
Curiosity Led: Drawing
Final 12 months Grant took Visible Design and Photoshop programs by Excelsior Courses. His trainer advised he take Drawing for Everybody this fall – and after I advised it to Grant he agreed instantly!
This can be a .5 credit score course that’s one semester lengthy, so not terribly taxing on his schedule. It’s also one thing he’ll ENJOY and that I can see him utilizing along with his love of design.
Household Requirement: Piano
My youngsters have performed piano since elementary faculty. It’s one thing I really feel strongly about and a non-negotiable in our home.
My daughter gave it up her junior 12 months and pursued the guitar as a substitute – which was advantageous with me. Grant wished to maintain going with piano (he has a FABULOUS trainer!) and I used to be pleased to oblige. We agreed that he’ll solely be required to take part within the recitals this 12 months and never any competitions (his selection).
We shall be utilizing AOP Christian Homeschooling Excessive College Well being.
Well being is a requirement for commencement in our state – and most homeschool mother and father I do know groan at this requirement. I believe, nevertheless, that this curriculum appears to be like good, so we’re going to provide it a go.
I’ll preserve you posted!
One factor that can take up a number of my son’s time – and it’s a worthwhile expertise – is his job on the Atlanta Brick Co. He’s been working there for over a 12 months and loves his job. This work expertise has helped him handle his time and lower your expenses. One other fantastic byproduct has been how a lot the job has fostered individuals expertise! I’ve watched my son grow to be nice with individuals as a result of he’s answering questions at work so typically!
He’s at all times had an obsession with LEGO, so this job is correct up his alley.
He additionally performs basketball at an area Christian faculty, which takes up a number of his time throughout basketball season.
As you possibly can see, it’s going to be a busy senior 12 months. So far as plans for after that? We’re not so certain simply but.
There are a couple of schools he shall be visiting, together with the choice of presumably going to an area college and persevering with his job after commencement. My views about school have modified fairly a bit since I attended – however that’s one other weblog put up, too.
I’m so excited for him, however on the similar time I mourn this stage of life – I do know there are good issues to come back, and I’m past grateful to have nearly accomplished this homeschool journey with my final little one!
Depart me a be aware beneath. I’d love to speak with you!
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