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Monday, Wednesday and Friday
 
15 min. Leading Little Ones to God/Bible Verse/Hymn
 
15 min. Phonics and Handwriting: Simply Phonics
 
10 min. Math: Simply Numbers
 
15 min. Spanish
 
15 min. History and Tales
 
Evening
 
Bible Story
1 Poem
Free Reading
 
Saturday
 
Nature Walk
 

Tuesday and Thursday
 
15 min. Leading Little Ones to God/Bible Verse/Hymn
 
10 min. Phonics: Explode the Code
 
10 min. Math: Cuisenaire Rods and math games
 
15 min. Spanish
 
15 min. Science and Nature
 
Evening
 
Bible Story
1 Poem
Free Reading

Year – 0 – Schedule

 

Term 1

 

September – November

 

Week 1

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 1

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Year of the Pilgrims 1620 by Genevieve Foster

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 1-2

q       Video: The Pilgrims of Plimoth

q       North American Indian Tales: Iagoo, The Storyteller

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 1

 

Week 2

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 2

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Samuel Eaton’s Day by Kate Waters

q       Sarah Morton’s Day by Kate Waters

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 3-4

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 2

 

Week 3

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 3

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Tapenum’s Day: A Wampanoag Indian Boy in Pilgrim Times by Kate Waters

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 5-6

q       North American Indian Tales: Shin-ge-bis Fools the North Wind

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 3

 

 Week 4

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 4

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       On the Mayflower: Voyage of the Ship’s Apprentice and a Passenger Girl by Kate Waters

q       Jamestown: New World Adventure by James E. Knight

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 7-8

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 4

 

Week 5

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 5

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 9-10

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 1-2

q       North American Indian Tales: The Little Boy and the Girl in the Clouds

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 5


Week 6

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 6

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 11-12

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 3-4

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 6 

 

 Week 7

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God: REVIEW WEEK

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 13-14

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 5-6

q       North American Indian Tales: The Child of the Evening Star

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 7

 

Week 8

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 7

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 15-17

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 7-8

q       Video: Pocahontas

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 8

 

Week 9

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 8

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 18-20

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 9-10

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 10

 

 Week 10

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 9

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 21-23

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 11-12

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 10

 

Week 11

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 10

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Mary Cassatt

q       Music Study: Johann Sebastian Bach

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pocahontas and the Strangers chapters 24-26

q       Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims chapters 13-14

q       Video: Squanto and the First Thanksgiving

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 12

 

During December Break

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapters 11-14

 

 Term 2

 

January – March

 

Week 13

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God: REVIEW WEEK

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       The American Revolution and How We Fought the War of Independence by Edward Dolan

q       The Story of the Boston Tea Party by Conrad Stein

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Fate of the Children of Lir

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 13

 

Week 14

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 15

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin by David A. Adler

q       What’s the Big Idea Ben Franklin? By Jean Fritz

q       Video: What’s the Big Idea Ben Franklin?

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 14

 

Week 15

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 16

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley

q       George the Drummer Boy by Nathaniel Benchley

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Tale of Ivan

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 15

 

Week 16

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 17

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson

q       Meet Thomas Jefferson by Pat Fogarty

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 16

 

Week 17

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 18

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       We the People by Peter Spier

q       A More Perfect Union by Betsy Maestro

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Shepherd of Myddvai

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 17

 

Week 18

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God: REVIEW WEEK

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Shh!  We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz

q       Video: Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 18

 

Week 19

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 19

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Picture Book of Paul Revere by David A. Adler

q       And Then What Happened Paul Revere by Jean Fritz

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: Morraha

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 19

 

Week 20

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 20

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Bing

q       Video: And Then What Happened Paul Revere?

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 20

 

Week 21

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 21

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Picture Book of Patrick Henry by David A. Adler

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Story of Deirdre

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 21

 

Week 22

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God: REVIEW WEEK

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People

q       A Picture Book of George Washington

q       Winter at Valley Forge by James Knight

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1  (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 22

 

Week 23

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 22

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Meet George Washington by Joan Heilbroner

q       George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Llanfabon Changeling

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 23

 

Week 24

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 23

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: Beth Gellert

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 24

 

Week 25

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 24

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

q       Music Study: Antonio Vivaldi

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff

q       Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales: The Sea Maiden

q       Christian Liberty nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 25

 

During April Break

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapters 25-27 plus one REVIEW WEEK

 

 Term 3

 

May – July

 

Week 26

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 28

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 1-2

q       Pioneer Life From A to Z by Bobbie Kalman

q       North American Indian Tales: The Boy Who Snared the Sun

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 26

 

Week 27

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 29

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 3-4

q       Daniel Boone chapters 1-2

q       A Picture Book of Lewis & Clark by David A. Adler

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 27

 

Week 28

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 30

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 5-6

q       Daniel Boone chapters 3-4

q       Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr

q       North American Indian Tales: How the Summer Came

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 28

 

 Week 29

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 31

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 7-8

q       Daniel Boone chapters 5-6

q       Susana of the Alamo by John Jakes

q       Christian Liberty nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 29

 

Week 30

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God: REVIEW WEEK

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 9-10

q       Daniel Boone chapters 7-8

q       Picture Book of Davy Crockett by David A. Adler

q       North American Indian Tales: Grasshopper

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 30

 

Week 31

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 32

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 11-12

q       Daniel Boone chapters 9-10

q       Picture Book of Sacagawea by David A. Adler

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 31

 

Week 32

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 33

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 13-14

q       Daniel Boone chapters 11-12

q       Picture Book of Sitting Bull by David A. Adler

q       North American Indian Tales: Mish-o-sha

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 32

 

Week 33

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 34

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 15-16

q       Daniel Boone chapters 13-14

q       They’re Off! The Story of the Pony Express by Cheryl Harness

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 33

 

Week 34

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 35

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 17-18

q       Daniel Boone chapters 15-16

q       Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 34

 

 Week 35

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 36

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Pioneer Sampler chapters 19-20

q       Daniel Boone chapters 17-18

q       The Josephina Story Quilt by Eleanor Coerr

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 35

 

Week 36

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 37

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Daniel Boone 19-20

q       Kids in Pioneer Times by Lisa A. Wroble

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 36

 

Week 37

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 38

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Daniel Boone chapters 21-22

q       Daily Life in a Covered Wagon by Paul Erickson

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 37

 

Week 38

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapter 39

q       Phonics

q       Math

q       Picture Study: Claude Monet

q       Music Study: Ludwig van Beethoven

q       Handicrafts

q       Read Aloud Poems for Young People – 1 poem per day

q       Daniel Boone chapter 23

q       Dandelions by Eve Bunting

q       Christian Liberty Nature Reader book 1 (2 chapters per week)

q       Burgess’s Bird Book chapter 38

 

During August Break

 

q       Leading Little Ones to God chapters 40-43 plus one REVIEW WEEK

 

Character is who you are when no one but GOD is watching.