Friday, January 15, 2010

Saxon 1st Term Plans 2010

Morning Learning: over Breakfast
- 24 Family Ways
- Book of Virtues: read a story
- Bible Story
- Saint of the Day
- Daily Intentions
- Singing Hymns

Lunch Learning- Read aloud over lunch

Evening- Read Picture Bible, Bedtime Bag Books, Chapter book and Rosary

Prayer Pegs: Morning Prayer, Angelus, 3 o'clock prayer, Rosary, Night prayers

Big Kid little Kids time 30 mins daily

- Introduction to Classical Studies 3 times a week
- Grammar - Karen Andreola approx 5 of the lessons a week as there are about 45 lessons

Spelling:- daily
The Essential Spelling List-Fred J. Schonell.
using the ideas inEssentials in Teaching and Testing Spelling- Fred J. Schonell Learn 3-5 words at a time and then there will be a dictation test on the section of words when reach the end of section.

Logic- Introductory Logic: Douglas J Wilson and James B Nance: 2 times a week

Poetry: Learn by oral reciitation daily
1. Paul Reveres Ride: Henry Longfellow

Faith Training:
Confirmation Preparation for Young Catholics: Seton Press
Sacrement of Confirmation: Faith in the Family Cathechetics
The New Saint Joseph Baltimore Catechism
The Man Who Lived Forever: Rev Gerald T Brennan
The Mass Explained to Children: Maria Montessori
Preparation and Participation in various Feast Days

Preparatin for Mass on Sunday: Read the readings and these books
Saints and Feast Days -Sisters of Notre Dame
Companion to the Calendar - Mary Ellen Hynes
Celebrating the Gospels - Gaynell Cronin

Latin: ( we will attempt this again) daily
- English from The Roots up: Joegil K. Lundquist
-Prima Latina: Leigh Lowe
- Lingua Angelica: Cheryl Lowe Learn in Latin
1. Sign of the Cross
2. The Our Father
3. Hail Mary
4. Gloria
5. Table Blessing
6. Glory Be.....
7. Agnes Dei
-Latin with Laughter-Mrs. Sydney Frankenburg .( For fun.)

- Maths On Line 4 times a week
- Number Nut - just for fun
Times Tables on tip of tounge( must know by end of term)

History - The Story of the World : The Middle Ages Susan Wise Bauer
and The Story of the World Activity Book - The Middle Ages
-9 lessons first term approximently 1 per week.

Science: 3 times a week
-A History of Science- Rebecca Berg
- Experiments from various books 2 week
- Physics - work through at own pace for the term. Finish this term

Human Body Study: 2-3 times week
A small Unit Study -Jennifer Steward
-Human Anatomy in full Colour - John Green
- Life Science- Seton programme Chapter 15:Introduction to Systems
11 areas to cover
1. Skeleton and Bones
2. Muscles
3. Spine
4. Brain
5. Nervous System
6. Heart and circulation
7. Skin, Hair, nose, Mouth Throat
8. Eye and Ear
9. Resperatory System
10. Digestive Sysrem
11. Internal Organs like stomach, liver intestines etc
12. Urinary System

Geography: 2 times week
Geograpy in Seven Months (downloaded)
Geography for fun

Computer Journal:
Prepare 4 posts per week and pre publish using 1 and 1/2 hours per week to do this

Life Preparation:
Real Boy Journal: 2 hours per week
Still have to write this up but similar to girls Orchard House Circle using as a spine
Pilgims of the Holy Family-Kerry and Nancy MacArthur, and Blue Knights-Dan Mcguire along with various Boy Hood books we have on hand.
- The Virtue Tree: Sandra Grant
1 lesson per week then move onto
- Life Work: Rick Sarkisian 1 lesson per week

Reading: from prepared list and Assigned reading.
45 min Quiet time/ reading time per day

Assigned reading will consist of
1. Saint book or book about A life of Faith of notable Chrisitan
2. Science
3. Book from Real BoyJornal (list not prepared yet) reading books
4. from reading list

Poor Box Toys Inc - 1 hour per week

Sports -
Term 1: 2 times a week
- Volley ball

Nature Note book- 2 times a week

Music Playing-
Term 1 Learn: Daily
1.Guitar - Breakfast by Newsboys
2. Piano- finish learning spring: Vivaldi and Canon ??

Music Appreciation -
Term 1: 1 lesson for week other listening at various times
- Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven, Bach
2 weeks per composer: listen to Vox Music Master series on each composer and then the rest of the time listen to music while dooing jobs and in free time if want to.

Art Work:
Term 1- Sketching 2 times per week.

Lent a Journey Towards Easter -Lap Books for Catholics

Monthly Theme work for Enjoy the Journey Through.....each Month


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