We are working with a great school locally that provides us with all the lesson plans for the school year. Abby goes to on-campus classes on Tuesday and Thursday to work with her teacher. She is in a class with 4 other little girls.
I am enjoying this approach for my first year, it gives me the support of a teacher and a school that wants me to succeed, and also allows for some social time for both of us! :) I feel like for us, it’s the best of both worlds.
Here is what we are using this year:
Bible – Foundations 2
Math – Abeka Number Skills K
Science – Abeka God’s World
Social Studies – Abeka Social Studies K
Reading – Five in a Row (these are done on campus, they will be completing lap books for:
About Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
A Pair of Red Clogs by Masako Matsuno
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley
English – BJU – Kindergarten Beginnings (Work text, Phonics Practice)
Handwriting – A Reason for Handwriting K
We have been using my interpretation of workboxes (for more information on workboxes, visit http://www.workboxsystem.com). So far it is really helping keep me organized, and gives Abby a visual way to see how much work we have for the day – I’ve already gotten many “are we done yet”-s and have been able to point to how many more boxes until we are done (or until computer time/break,etc).