Monday, July 23, 2007

School Book Preparations - Emily

I am beginning to get things ready for school. I can't believe it is less than five weeks til the first day!!

I am going to start with Emily's books (second grade). Hers are a little easier for me to get all together than Brenda's.

Emily will be doing Ambleside Year 1 and Training Your Daughters to be Keepers at Home - Year 1.

Here is her book list...

Bible - I am stilling deciding on the child's version we will use

Bible History - Trial and Triumph

History -
An Island Story
Fifty Famous Stories Retold
Viking Tales (maybe?)

American History -
Benjamin Franklin - Ingri D'Aulaire
George Washington - Ingri D'Aulaire
Buffalo Bill - Ingri D'Aulaire

Geography -
Paddle to the Sea - Holling C. Holling
Tree in the Trail - Holling C. Holling
Seabird - Holling C. Holling

Nature Study - The Burgess Bird Book

Phonics - Hooked on Phonics

Math - Saxon 2

Spanish - still looking

Poetry -
A Child's Garden of Verses - Robert Louis Stephenson
Now We Are Six - A.A. Milne
When We Were Young - A. A. Milne
Oxford Book of Children's Verse - Iona and Peter Opie

Literature -
Aesop's Fables - illustrated by Milo Winter
Tales from Shakespeare - Charles Lamb
The Blue Fairy Book - Andrew Lang
Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling
Parables from Nature - Margaret Gatty

Free Reading -
Charlotte's Web - E.B. White
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Pocahontas by Ingri D'Aulaire

Handwriting - Getty & Dubay - Book B

Artist appreciation - studying Beatrix Potter first quarter

Composer appreciation - studying Keith Green first quarter

Memorization - beginning with the greatest commandment

Keepers at Home - Subjects:

Cooking - Rachael Ray (Emily's favorite)
Rubber Stamping - (Brenda will be teaching this)
Gardening - Square Foot Gardening
Godly Womanhood (with Brenda)
~Beautiful Girlhood
~Making my Room Special
~Spirit of Lovliness (Emilie Barnes - Emily's namesake)
~Welcome Home (Emilie Barnes)

~ The King's Daughter

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