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Today, we started the fifth year of Homeschooling.
There will be not important differences respect the past year in matter or curriculum, pretty much we will keep the same books. The new is that this year, I will ask Octavio to take more responsibility in the lessons; for example, from now on he will make most of the reading of instruction and content. I will be only helping him when a explanation of concept or instructios are necessary.
PROGRAM – FIFTH SCHOOL YEAR – GRAMMAR STAGE:
MORINING SESSIONS (5 days per week, weekend off):
-Reading: I keep reading at loud from Literature/ Bible and mixed subjects.
-Dictation: One page in cursive, usually it takes 15 minutes. I will keep copy the book Advice to the Young by Noah Webster.
-Octavio’s reading aloud: 15 minutes per day, about full three page of small print.
-Spelling: Continue with Spelling Power starting on Level F (about 10 minutes per day).
-Composition: Understanding Writing, starting on Level 4
-Memorization: Selection of pieces in English, Spanish and classic languages.
-Latin: Visual Latin: Starting on Lesson 18
-Greek: Elementary Greek Year 2, Starting in Lesson 23,
-Hebrew: The First Hebrew Primer ( This book now has booklet with answers and flash card, that make everything much easier)
-Arabic: Octavio will continue in the Arabic School, receiving 3 hours of Arabic per week.
-Pre-Logic/Mathematics: Mathematical Reasoning Level D, starting in page 144, two pages per day until finish the book, then move to the 4th Grade book.
-History: 30 minutes per day. Continue using Mystery of History Series.
-Science: We will continue using God’s Design for Science Series, complementing with Lab practices and and experiments in other areas.
-Art and Music: In Free Time
Bye, for now