Monday, August 12, 2013

Still learning! 6th grade edition

Here's our home school curriculum list for 6th grade. If you want to see what we used for younger grades, click here. Again, a hodge-podge of mostly classical curriculum, looking towards hitting things we've missed in the past & trying to teach as many things together with my 4th & 6th graders.

Math:           Saxon Math 7/6
Reading:      American classics & Memoria or Veritas lit guides
Grammar:    Easy Grammar Plus
Writing:       Institute for Excellence in Writing TWSS & US History-based writing
Spelling:      Spelling Workout G
Vocabulary: Vocab from spelling, science, Latin derivatives
History:        Story of the World/ History of US (supplementing IEW writing)
Geography:  Memorizing countries of the world with Animaniacs song:)
Bible/Catechism:   Truth and Grace Memory Book 1 Verses
Science:       Apologia Astronomy
Latin:           Vocab review & memorize prayers from Prima Latina
Logic:          Building Thinking Skills 2 (continued) & book 3