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2017/2018 Homeschool Curriculum for 2nd Grade 

Reading & Language Arts:

This fall my son will continue finishing up Sonlight Core A that he started in January. We have a few read alouds left to go through. He’s finished up Sonlight Language Arts 1, and will be moving on to Sonlight Language Arts 2. We love the LA program with Sonlight! It fits this boy perfectly. 


Science: Finishing up Sonlight Science A and sitting in on big brother’s chemistry and physics study.

Math: Teaching Textbooks 3 (we love this program) 

History & Geography: from Confessions of a Homeschooler


Critical Thinking: Mind Benders from The Critical Thinking Company


Handwriting: A Reason for Handwriting B

He will also be taking a fun Foundations class that is kind of like a Five in a Row type class at our local co-op and he will also be taking art there. 

2017/2018 Curriculum for 4th Grade

Here is what we’ve settled on for my oldest son for 4th Grade. 

Bible: Who is God by Apologia

History: Notgrass America the Beautiful with some Story of the World 3 & 4 woven in

Science: Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics by Apologia (huge lab/experiments kit not pictured)

Math: Teaching Textbooks 5

English/Writing: Essentials in Writing 4 and he’s also taking an intensive writing class at our co-op this year

Spelling: All About Spelling Level 3 (not pictured)

Handwriting: A Reason for Handwriting T (transition to cursive)

Critical Thinking: Mind Benders, plus a ton of Critical Thinking games

Vocabulary: Word Roots (Critical Thinking Co.) and Notgrass America the Beautiful 

Art: He will have art this year through our co-op

We are throughly enjoying our summer and I’m doing a little planning here and there. What curriculum have you chosen for your school year?