2018-2019 3rd Grade Curriculum Choices

2018-2019 3rd Grade Curriculum Choices
April 12, 2018 Cindy
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Our Homeschool Method:

We are following the Robinson Curriculum method, with a few tweaks to better suit our learning goals.

Since our homeschool has a classical bent with a focus on the 3 r’s, I have added curriculum to insure mastery.

In addition to our first edition Saxon math curriculum, we will be using Primary Mathematics workbooks.

We will be following the progymnasmata method of composition and adding to it a gentle yet solid grammar curriculum.

History and science will be included in Atoms reading time and will be pursued leisurely.

Our Homeschool Schedule:

Since Atom is not yet ready to work independently, he will have 5 hours of instruction time 6 days a week.

We school year round so this approach will allow us to take a week long school break every sixth week as well as the summer months off.

We will be following this schedule recommended by the Robinson Curriculum

7:00-9:00- Mathematics instruction

9:00-10:00-Writing Instruction

10:00- 12:00- Reading Instruction

Mathematics:

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Saxon Math 5/4 first edition & Primary Mathematics

Secrets of Mental Math as a supplement.

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Writing, Grammar, Spelling, and Vocabulary

Classical Academic Press Writing and Rhetoric

Rod and Staff English Curriculum grade 3

Spelling Power

S.A.T Vocabulary Flashcards

Reading:

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E-books from the Robinson Curriculum booklist.

E-books from Accelerate Achievement booklist.

E- books from Heritage History Curriculum CD’s.

History:

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Will be included in Reading time.

All through the ages: reference for History books

to reserve from the library to be used as a read-a-loud at bedtime.

Horrible Histories Collection.

Science:

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The World of Astronomy by Tiner

The Nature Connection Outdoor Workbook

Creek Edge Press Space task Cards

To be done on Saturdays.