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Our Homeschool Plans for ’23-’24 – S2, E34

on May 14, 2023 by Jami Balmet 0 comments

In today’s episode, Jami fills you in on allllllllll her homeschool plans for the next school year. Listen in!

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  • For Math this year: We are going back to using The Good and the Beautiful. We will be doing Math 5, Math 4, and Math 2. https://www.goodandbeautiful.com/pre-k-8-curriculum/math/
  • We will be starting BiblioPlan: Ancient History in about 2 weeks: https://www.biblioplan.net/
  • We will do a few Gather Round Science Units spread throughout the year: Rocks & Minerals, Human Body, and Dinosaurs to start
  • In the Fall we will be starting IEW for language arts for the 4 older boys: https://iew.com/taxonomy/term/7/?f%5B0%5D=im_field_grade_level%3A7 We will be doing their Grade 3-5th. And Magnolia will do TGATB Level 2 Language Arts since it’s free to print off. If we end up not wanting to finish it, I may switch her to MasterBooks language arts, we will see how the year goes.
  • Mid year:  We will add in a typing course for 4 older boys around January.
  • We do Art Lessons twice a week. We look up Bob Ross painting videos, watch Kids Art Hub, and find other drawing, painting and art classes online for free. One of my sons really wants to take a full illustrating course, so I will find a good one for him to take.
  • We do music lessons 3 times per week. We take online classes from https://prodigies.com/
  • We use Project Friday to explore additional hands on skills and training. Most of our Project Friday’s lately have been coming from our own new homesteading curriculum: https://findingjoybookstore.com/collections/sterling-spectacles-homeschool
  • The Talk by Luke and Trisha Gilkerson: https://www.intoxicatedonlife.com/store/product/the-talk/ Jason went through book 1 with the older boys last year, he’s doing book 1 with the middle twins right now, and will start book 2 sometime this year with the older boys. We highly recommend the series!
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