Getting Ready for Next Year…

nature-004smallWell, it’s spring, and aside from thinking about gardens, birds, bugs, and warm weather, my thoughts start turning to preparing for the next school year.

So far, I have my DS’ Classic Literature:

  • Death on the Nile – Agatha Christie (he loves her work)
  • Around the World in 80 days – Jules Verne
  • Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
  • David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  • Death Be Not Proud – John Gunther
  • The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
  • Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  • Swiss Family Robinson – Johann Wyss
  • The Red Badge of Courage – Stephen Crane
  • Thirteen at Dinner – Agatha Christie

He’ll be working on Shakespeare for “Summer School”.

Another biggie – he has signed up to be a Full-Time Pioneer!!
He hasn’t gotten approved yet, but I’m planning his schooling around it, so we’re ready when/if he is!

His science will be Biology, and I’ll also have him reading the Creation/Evolution book.

His history will be American History, and I think we’ll use the Proclaimers book for some of that, too.

Some of the materials we’ve been covering this year will still be used next year.

I haven’t really begun thinking about the girls’ curriculum… well, not enough to discuss, anyway.

~Jackie :-)

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6 Responses to Getting Ready for Next Year…

  1. congratulations on the almost pioneering! ;D

  2. www.live4evermom@yahoo.com' live4evermom says:

    Reg. Pioneer, how wonderful. Keep it up.

  3. draperfamily09@gmail.com' Berta says:

    congrats, so proud, that will keep your family very busy. I am beginning to plan for next year as well, especially when there a couple of kids who expect to be taught to read, you have to begin to save early. So glad I found you blog.

  4. bayoujac says:

    Thanks so much! šŸ™‚

  5. bayoujac says:

    Thanks – I’m so proud of him!!
    He’s had this goal since about 3 months after we got baptized.

  6. bayoujac says:

    You flatter me! I’m so glad you found me, too!
    The plan for next year will keep us on our toes, that’s for
    sure. I think most homeschoolers equate Spring with
    New Curriculum time. šŸ™‚

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