Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Homeschooling - 18.5 Weeks In

   Yeah, I know, it's been a while. A long while... I've been very busy dealing with some family issues and trying to maintain through some very stressful situations. So, while ZoKo has still been roughly on target for her schooling, I have way behind on posting online. Because, well, life's just gotten in the way lately. So consider this a catch up for the last however many weeks (four, I think) worth of hours, reading, and general curriculum... Grade 2, progress report 14...

          - Total Hours completed as of November 5th, 2011 -
     Science     76.00
     Math     69.50
     History & Social Studies     63.00
     Language Arts & Reading     297.75
     Daily Review   1.50
     Health & Physical Education     104.00
     Art     35.75
     Home Economics     5.00
     Foreign Language (Latin)     15.00

          - Total Hours     667.50     out of     1,000 mandatory hours -
     Hours Left:     332.50     averaging     10.00/week  -or-  1.50/day

Curriculum used this week (percentage of current status towards completion):
          Textbook - Discovery Works (Houghton Mifflin gr 3)     lesson 117 of 129     (90.7%)
          Reading - Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children (Jane Andrews)     section 3 of 19     (15.8%)
          Textbook - Arithmetic 3 (Abeka gr 3)     lesson 160 of 170     (94.1%)
          Reading - Brain Games For Kids (Publications International)     page 169 of 176     (96.0%)
          Textbook - History Of Our United States (Abeka gr 4)     lesson 40 of 73     (54.8%)
          Reading - Russia (Chantal Deltenre)     section 4 of 7     (57.1%)
     Language Arts:
          Grammar - Language 3 (Abeka gr 3)     lesson 150 of 163     (92.0%)
          Comprehension - Worlds Of Wonder (Abeka gr 3)     lesson 35 of 46     (76.1%)
          Penmanship - Cursive 3 (Abeka gr 3)     lesson 154 of 175     (88.0%)
          Ind Reading - Dark Fire (Chris D'Lacey)     chapter 38 of 52     (73.1%)
          Ind Reading - Breaking Dawn (Stephenie Meyer)     page 191 of 754     (25.3%)
          Classic Lit - Outdoor Girls At Ocean View (Laura Lee Hope)     chapter 11 of 25     (44.0%)
          Classic Lit - Ozma Of Oz (Lyman Frank Baum)     chapter 21 of 21     (100%)
          Classic Lit - Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz (Lyman Frank Baum)     chapter 7 of 20     (35.0%)
          Textbook - Your Health (Harcourt gr 3)     lesson 41 of 85     (48.2%)
          Reading - Book Of Virtues (William J Bennett)     lesson 17 of 100     (17.0%)
     Foreign Language:
          Latin - Minimus (Cambridge)     lesson 22 of 81     (27.2%)

Completed Curriculum For The 2011-2012 School Year (2nd Grade):
          Reading - First Book Of Bees (Albert Tibbets)
          Reading - Polar Bears (Susan Canizares)
          Reading - Rain Forest (Jinny Johnson)
          Reading - True Story Of Corky The Blind Seal (Georgeanne Irvine)
          Reading - To Be A Chimpanzee (Chris Martin)
          Reading - Horses (Harold Roth)
          Reading - Rattlesnakes (ZooBooks)
          Reading - Otter On His Own (Doe Boyle)
          Reading - Day Of The Dinosaur (Stan Berenstain)
          Reading - Kittens And Cats (Intercontinental Books)
          Reading - Creature Questions (Chris Kratt)
          Reading - Bravest Dog Ever (Natalie Standiford)
          Reading - Wild Cats (Diane Muldrow)
          Reading - Where Do Birds Live (Betsey Chessen)
          Reading - Look To The North (Jean Craighead George)
          Reading - Big Dinosaurs (Michael Berenstain)
          Reading - All Kinds Of Animals (Merrigold Press)
          Reading - Ancient Forest (Guy J Spencer)
          Reading - Animals (A+)
          Reading - Penguins And Other Polar Animals (Dalmatian Press)
          Reading - Discovering Australian Wildlife (Steve Parish)
          Reading - First Book Of Bugs (Margaret Williamson)
          Reading - My First Book About Space (Dinah L Moche)
          Reading - True Book Of Insects (Illa Podendorf)
          Reading - Tunnel Builders (James E Kelly)
          Reading - Little Puppy (Judy Dunn)
          Reading - Little Lamb (Judy Dunn)
          Reading - KoKo's Kitten (Francine Patterson)
          Reading - Urban Animals (Barbara Taylor)
          Textbook - Spectrum Geography Grade 3 (McGraw Hill gr 3)
          Reading - Stories Of American Life And Adventure (Edward Eggleston)
          Reading - First Dog (Jan Brett)
          Reading - Orient (Tom McMahon)
          Reading - Story Of Jumping Mouse (John Steptoe)
          Reading - U S Mail (Elaine A Kule)
          Reading - Why The Sun And The Moon Live In The Sky (Elphinstone Dayrell)
          Reading - Finding The Titanic (Robert D Ballard)
          Reading - Stories From Old Russia (Edward W Dolch)
          Reading - Meet The Pilgrim Fathers (Elizabeth Payne)
          Reading - Dancing Teepees (Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve)
          Reading - Abiyoyo (Pete Seeger)
          Reading - If You'd Been Born In India (Gail Ranadive)
     Language Arts:
          Comprehension - Silly Things Happen (Houghton Mifflin gr 3)
          Comprehension - Foot Prints (Abeka gr 3)
          Independent Reading - Fire Star (Chris D'Lacey)
          Independent Reading - New Moon (Stephenie Meyer)
          Independent Reading - Fire Eternal (Chris D'Lacey)
          Independent Reading - Eclipse (Stephenie Meyer)
          Classic Literature - Outdoor Girls Of Deepdale (Laura Lee Hope)
          Classic Literature - Outdoor Girls In A Motor Car (Laura Lee Hope)
          Classic Literature - Outdoor Girls In A Winter Camp (Laura Lee Hope)
          Classic Literature - Wizard Of Oz (Lyman Frank Baum)
          Classic Literature - Land Of Oz (Lyman Frank Baum)
          Classic Literature - Outdoor Girls In Florida (Laura Lee Hope)
          Classic Literature - Black Beauty - Young Folks' Edition (Anna Sewell)
          Classic Literature - Ozma Of Oz (Laura Lee Hope)
          Free Reading - Glory Of Unicorns (Bruce Coville)
          Free Reading - Wishbone - Unleashed In Space (Alexander Steele)
          Free Reading - Wishbone - Salty Dog (Brad Strickland)
          Reading - It's Not The Stork (Robie H Harris)
     Foreign Language:

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