Still working out the details for what the kids will be doing. Have been spending a lot of time thinking about what our goals are and how to accomplish those goals.
Math: assign math facts, test during week. teach concepts.
Spelling: 10yo assign 20 words, 8yo assign 15 words from top 1000 word list. They study on their own and then test at the end of the week.
Grammar: study Capitalization and Punctuation (1 month?). Then, memorize prepositions. Next nouns, verbs.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: read 1 page, pick 1 quote to copy.
Typing: both kids study typing.
Science: use textbook and workbook this year, until kids are able to find information in text. Next step, 10yo drop the workbook and learn how to outline using textbook.
Experiments: would like to do research project - find something kids can do - gardening project in the summertime.
History: slow, but deep. Study a topic and dig deep. Write a summary. If able, include map and timeline (optional).
Continue with AWANA, piano, and gymnastics
Continue with T4L. One works on T4L while I work with other child, switch.