Sunday, February 7, 2010

Homeschool Fifth Grade


"Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will." ~~ St. Thomas Aquinas

School Plans/Reviews that include fifth grade: 2015-16

Religion

  • Faith and Life 5 along with paper activity book.
  • My Path to Heaven - read and reflect.
  • Increase personal prayer and Bible reading.
  • Once a month Confession.
  • CCD: Prayer, The Mass, The 7 Sacraments -- making an interactive notebook. (I am the teacher.)

Math


Reading

  • For Comprehension: Reading 5 for Young Catholics (interesting, continuous story for the entire book).
  • Audio Books.
  • Read aloud using Seton's Faith and Freedom Readers (I love these books, and so do my children.)
  • Independent Reading -- child's choice, my choice, and historical books to add to the history curriculum.

Language Arts


Science

Real Science 4 Kids: Chemistry (1 quarter), Physics (1 quarter), and Biology (2 quarters). See science page for more detail.

History

U.S. History and Modern History -- using From Sea to Shining Sea as a spine (see history page for more detail).

Other Stuff

Naturally, plenty of other learning goes on - dance class, karate, homeschool group activities, faith extras, cooking, drawing and painting, etc.

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