Re-committing to the successes, tweaking in a few other areas, catching up on plans that didn’t come to fruition in Term 1.
Weekly Meetings with 5 oldest.
Grammar, Composition and Creative Writing
C & D – English for Australian Schools – Ronald Ridout
X, D & C – Eats, Shoots and Leaves.
Malachi, Mariah and Genevieve – Little Grammar People by Nuri Mass (OOP)
D, X, MJ & MT – Great Editing Adventures
Narrations – Recommitting, having higher expectations. Oral for younger girls, written for Malachi up.
*To receive weekly narration assignments.
Writing Club – with Sr J for teens, with Rebecca and I for M&M.
D – One Year Adventure Novel, work on his novel.
Weekly blog writing for Mariah up.
Writer’s Jungle, weekly for M&M.
Spelling Wisdom For oldest five. Continue with X & MJ on Book below age level.
The Spell of Words – for Teens.
D, X, M, M and G to do daily.
Offer to Saxon.
Recommitting for all the family.– The Fallacy Detective – Nathaniel Bluedorn
Phonics/ReadingOffer Saxon daily phonic lessons.
Genevieve to read daily.
Literature Analysis – Windows to the World – C & D
Recommitting to ensuring written work is completed.
Family and Individual reading lists, list in following post.
Audio selections. Weekly, in particular for teens.
Select books for different age groups.
* recommitting to start the day with two poems for each ‘group’, after prayers.
Dominic & Xavier- Live Mocha – Spanish
C, D & X – Mathematics.com.au
* Recommitting to helping D daily.
M, M & G – MathsBuddy.com.au
Saxon – Games and Living books.
Focus on one hymn/week based on liturgical year. Sing at prayer time.
All – Spiritual reading list, list in following post..
Chiara– Didache’s Our Moral Life in Christ and The History of the Church
Dominic – Didache’s Introduction to Catholicism
Xavier – Faith and Life Bk 8.
Malachi – Confirmation Prep
Mariah – Spiritual Reading List, narrate orally.
Genevieve – FHC prep
M, M, G & S – Weekly Nature Walk, using Nature notebook
C, D & X – Auto Electrics, Project – Dune Buggy. Hands on component and written.
1 double page of research notes , 1 page summary/highlight, 1 page of graphics, document any practical exercises
M, M & G – Complete and document at least 1+ science experiments per week.
Steve Spangler Science – to watch one per week.
Science Learning Centre set up, interact.
Michael Palin DVDs
Watch together, discuss.
Pins on wall map,
Read Michael Palin books from library.
Fill in blank maps
Learn relevant Geography Song.
C, D, X & M – SOTW 2
Extra readings re Catholic perspective.
Incl; Church History – Fr Laux ; Relevant Chapters
Story of the Church – Dominica and Johnson; Relevant Chapters
How the Catholic Church Built Western CivilizationM & G – SOTW 1
Extra fiction readings, list in following post.
Dad to continue sending ABC news to teens.
Creative and Practical Arts
Recommitting in this area.
Music & Music AppreciationLearn new hymn each week based on liturgical year.
Classical Music – Listen to 2 composers per term.
Read Opal Wheeler or picture book about composer
Art & Art AppreciationDeep Space Sparkle
Art Projects for Kids
Harmony Art Mom
To undertake one+ project per week
Art Appreciation – Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids
Study 2 artists per term.
Read about artists, picture books and study prints.
Discovering Great Artists – Mary Ann Kohl and Kim Solga
The Usborne Book of Art – Fiona Watt (missing still)
To undertake one+ project per week
– Improve your cooking skills.
– Building Skills; Main focus, working alongside Dad building, learning so many wonderful skills that will be with you for life!
Soccer and gym.