Revised Feb 17 2010 (changes in red)
September (Language Arts)
1 week ease into school (Form Drawing, Painting, etc)
2 weeks Trickster Tales
1 week St Michael & St George (Includes Prep for Michaelmas)
We will start basic grammar structure and word families this month and carry them on through all the Language Art Blocks. We will also do nearly daily short math drills both oral and written (but not necessarily both on the same day).
October (Nature Stories/LA)
1 week Plants
1 week Insects
1.5 week Animals
1/2 week Halloween prep
November (LA/Saints/Nature Stories)
1 week Jataka tales
2 weeks Saints (Martin, Jerome, Isaac, Elizabeth of Hungary) (includes prep for Martinmas)
1 week Thanksgiving
1 week Moon Stories
1 week St Nicholas
1 week St Lucia
2 Weeks Break!
4 Weeks Math
February (LA/Saints & Heroes)
1 week Jewish Heroes
1 week American Indian and Islamic heroes
1/2 week St. Valentine
1 1/2 weeks St. Francis
3 weeks math
1 week open for catchup/off (including Ike's birthday, need 2 days for that)
2 weeks Math
1 week St. Mary and Easter Prep
May (LA/Catch up)
1 week Natural Phenomena
2 weeks Aesop
1 week open for catch up/other things I think of.
1 week St. Joan.
And of course we will be doing various drawing (pencils!), painting,modeling and handwork projects. Ike will continue with his Forest Fridays and Eurythmy Class at Morning Glory Waldorf School
Plans for Elli and Gwen will be forth coming. Mostly lots of stories, playing, drawing, painting, modeling, and handwork projects. They may start attending Forest Fridays and the Eurythmy class (with the Kindergarden) at MGWS as well.
You know? In some ways this doesn't look like a lot. But I know it is!