2nd Grade Preparation
1. SOTW Volume 2
a. Compare SOTW chapters to the Church History reading schedule I've already prepared and correct any mistakes. DONE!
b. Compile a reading list for each week, checking against other book lists and what is available through our library. DONE!
c. Transfer complete reading list into library system. (We can do this in Georgia.) don't need to do...
d. Pick a project for every two weeks and compile supply shopping list if necessary. DONE!
e. Print out the History Scribe pages we'll be using and combine them with SOTW's student pages. DONE!
f. See about field trips. not many for this time period
We're using Bonjour Les Amis videos and taking the vocabulary from that, then we'll move on to another product.
3. Earth Science
a. Using Hands-On Earth Science and other spines, create a lesson schedule. DONE!
b. Create a supplemental reading list and transfer onto library system. DONE!
c. Create supply list. Will do the week of study as a part of weekly planning.
d. Field trips. Dd going to Dinosaur Park in Kentucky this summer, we'll visit a science museum and planetarium as well. News station field trip to interview meteorologist, and other real-life scientists we are studying.
4. Poetry via The Harp and Laurel Wreath & Poems for Memorization (by Rod & Staff)
a. Copy/type out poems to be memorized for the year, include French nursery rhymes and short poems. DONE!
5. Explorer's Bible Study
a. Type out scriptures to be memorized for the year. DONE!
b. Also have put scriptures in French underneath the English version.
6. Horizons 2
a. Read about manipulatives needed, collect and store in one place. Not doing.
a. Get familiar with products selected and create a lesson schedule. DONE!
b. Create supplemental reading list for each composer/piece, put in music notebook. Not doing.
c. Create Music notebook copying composer pictures from the coloring book.
8. Artistic Pursuits K-3, Book 1 & 2
a. Incorporate into SOTW 2 history lessons. will post with history lesson plans later, DONE!
9. Classically Cursive
a. Get familiar with product. DONE, already in use!
10. U.S. Geography
a. Print out state worksheets from Hold that Thought cd, create notebook. Done.
b. Put states into sections by regions. Done.
c. Collected reference books so that we are not dependent on library for this informal study unless we WANT to.
a. Figure out what to memorize for the year other than scripture and poetry. DONE!
b. Create Master Memorization notebook including: Scripture, French, History, Math, Science - Done.
12. Copywork in History and Science done for the year.
We're also doing a month long study of dinosaurs in-between our first and second grade year. Camille is really excited about this, she keeps asking when we're going to do it. What a great motivator! I think I've listed everything, if not I'll come back and edit it. : ) Jessica
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
2nd Grade Preparation