Monday, September 26, 2011

School Year 2011-2012

Field Trips:
Octagon House, Underground Railroad (June)
Bike trips (Roger's City, Mackinac City trails, Paint Creek Trail, PollyAnna Trail)
Camping Hoeft Park
Mackinac City Fort MichiliMackinaw (July)
2 VBS programs (HCCC soccer camp and Hadley)
Library Summer Reading Program
Science Alive (Library program, learned about, saw, and held unusual animals)
Leader Dogs for the Blind (A, not Z - Nov)
Introductory Horse Riding Lessons (Dec)
Michigan History class
Flint Children's Museum
Sloan Museum - Dinosaur exhibit and more
A (age 11):
Textbooks:
Math: Horizons 5
Language Arts: Italics Handwriting, Winston Grammar Basic, Sequential Spelling 1
History: CLP's Exploring American History, History Pockets American Revolution
Science: Elemental Science Biology (Logic Stage)
Literature: Witch of Blackbird Pond
Encyclopedia reading and summary (letter J-K)
Extra Curricular:
Homeschool Co-op Classes: Babysitting, Art Masterpieces, Chess, Duct Tape
AWANA Truth and Training book 4 (last year)
Gymnastics
Enjoyment reading: Heidi, Babysitter Club series, Ella Enchanted, The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings
Hobbies: Webkinz online (likes baking), cooking/baking (real life), scrapbooking, beading, keeping a clever notebook with sketches, comics, and fun quizzes.

Z (age 9):
Textbooks:
Math: Horizons 3
Language Arts: Italics Handwriting, Winston Grammar Basic, Sequential Spelling 1
History: CLP's Exploring American History, History Pockets American Revolution
Science: Elemental Science Biology (Logic Stage)
Literature: Witch of Blackbird Pond
Encyclopedia reading and summary (letter H)
Extra Curricular:
Homeschool Co-op Classes: Destruction (take apart electrical items), Kids' Concoctions (Science, hands-on Chemistry), Design Technology (create cars and power them using different power sources), and Rockin' Reptiles (learning all about reptiles and reptile care, seeing snakes up close and holding them)
AWANA Truth and Training book 2
Gymnastics
Enjoyment reading: Babysitter's Little Sister series, Babysitter Club series, Ella Enchanted, The Girl Who Could Fly, Book 1 of Ruth Fielding (old mystery series)
Hobbies: 2 penpals, Webkinz (online and real life), drawing

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