Saturday, July 15, 2017

Zoe's 3rd Grade Required Reading List

Zoe's Required Reading List for 3rd Grade

1. The Trumpet of the Swan* E. B. White

2. Island of the Blue Dolphin* Scott O' Dell

3. Mr. Popper's Penguins Richard & Florence Atwater

4. Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis

5. The Indian in the Cupboard Lynne Reid

6. Charlotte's Web E. B. White

7. The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis

8. Pippi Longstocking Astrid Lindgren

9.  Anne of Green Gables L. M. Montgomery

10. The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett

11. Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George

12.Bridge to Terabithia  Katherine Paterson

13.  Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle

14. Harriet the Spy Louise Fitzhugh

15. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH* Robert C. O'Brien

16. The Egypt Game Zilpha Keatley Snyder

17. Mary Poppins P. L. Travers

18. The Witch of Blackbird Pond* Elizabeth George Speare

*These books with the star were on Grace or Cian's 4th or 5th grade list and will need to be replaced when she gets to those grades.

Plus, a weekly book for our last 6 girls of the American Girl studies adds 36 more required books.

Monday, July 10, 2017

A Look at our 3 year-old Preshool Curriculum Choices

Fionn's: We use confessionofahomeschooler's LOTW- that is what is in the totes. I also have a mathematical reasoning, pre-K logic, and a Kumon Let's Cut Paper! that are not pictured I'm going to try and include this year also.

A Look at our 1st Grade Curriculum Choices


A Look at our 3rd Grade Curriculum Choices

(Zoe is also going to do year 2 of our American Girl studies this year too and I forgot to photo it.)

A Look at our 6th Grade Curriculum Choices

(Half of Cian's lit books are not pictured)

A Look at our 8th Grade Curriculum Choices

(Most of her books for Lit are not pictured)

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Cian's 6th Grade Required Reading List

I took Grace's 6th Grade Reading List (click here), and adapted it for Cian. We dropped one book and he wanted to not do the Drawn Into the Heart of Reading genres this year, so I added more books. He also has 3 classics that are part of his Language Arts (MCT) program and those 3 are in here too.

Cian's Required Reading List for 6th Grade

1. Amos Fortune, Free Man Elizabeth Yates

2. Across Five Aprils  Irene Hunt

3. The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane

4. Wonderful Wizard of Oz Baum 

5. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Taylor 

6. Crispin: The Cross of Lead Avi

7. The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate

8. Number the Stars Lois Lowry

9. Hatchet Gary Paulsen

10. Whipping Boy Sid Fleischman

11. The Westing Game Ellen Raskin

12. The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster

13. Holes Louis Sachar

14. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien

15. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain

16. The Adventures of Robin Hood Roger Lancelyn Green

17. White Fang Jack London

MCTLA Required Reading:

18. The Time Machine H.G. Wells

 19. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Mark Twain

 20. A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens