This curriculum consists of so many lovely residing 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 way of issues TOGETHER, which I might 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 time and was extremely moved. There are a lot of parallels to right now’s society. One other choice is Purple Scarf Lady (which I additionally previewed) – such a very good e book.
Curiosity Led: Drawing
Final 12 months Grant took Visible Design and Photoshop programs by way of Excelsior Lessons. His trainer instructed he take Drawing for Everybody this fall – and after I instructed it to Grant he agreed immediately!
It is a .5 credit score course that’s one semester lengthy, so not terribly taxing on his schedule. Additionally it is one thing he’ll ENJOY and that I can see him utilizing along with his love of design.
Household Requirement: Piano
My children have performed piano since elementary college. 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 an alternative – which was effective with me. Grant needed 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 alternative).
We might be utilizing AOP Christian Homeschooling Excessive College Well being.
Well being is a requirement for commencement in our state – and most homeschool dad and mom I do know groan at this requirement. I feel, nonetheless, that this curriculum seems good, so we’re going to present it a go.
I’ll maintain you posted!
One factor that can take up a variety of my son’s time – and it’s a helpful 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 turn into nice with individuals as a result of he’s answering questions at work so usually!
He’s all the time had an obsession with LEGO, so this job is correct up his alley.
He additionally performs basketball at a neighborhood Christian college, which takes up a variety of his time throughout basketball season.
As you may 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 just a few schools he might be visiting, together with the choice of probably going to a neighborhood 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 virtually accomplished this homeschool journey with my final little one!
Go away me a be aware beneath. I’d love to talk with you!
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