Jude 4

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Grade 2013/2014 School Year

Religion
57 Stories of Saints
The First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children
Saint Pio of Petrelcina: Rich in Love
Faith and Life 4: Jesus Our Guide

Math
Math in Focus 2A and 2B
CalcuLadder Math Drills

Language Arts
Spelling
Spelling Wisdom: Dictation Selections 1-16

Grammar
Intermediate Language Lessons: Completed 60 Lessons

Memory Work
Selection from the poem Nobility by Alice Carey
The Robin by Celia Thaxter

Handwriting
Handwriting Without Tears: Cursive Success
Copywork Selections

Composition
Written Narrations history, religion, geography, literature, and science.

Literature
Shakespeare
Bard of Avon
The Tempest for Kids
MacBeth with Kids
MacBeth for Kids
As You Like It from Tales from Shakespeare

Myths
The Adventures of Odysseus and Tales of Troy

Poetry
Recited Poems Weekly during Poetry Tea Time
Selections for Recitation from:
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath
Animal Poems
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
Pug and Other Animal Poems
Big, Bad, and A Little Bit Scary: Poems that Bite Back
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with
Photographs that Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

Science
Science in Ancient Greece: Reading List
Science in Ancient Greece
Our Solar System
Planets An Incredible Journey Through Our Solar System
Find the Constellations
Archimedes and the Door of Science
Simple Machines
Experiment Kits: Light and Magnetism

US History
Reading List:
The Boston Tea Party
George Washington (D’Aulaire)
Pompeii Buried Alive
A Picture Book of Patrick Henry
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
A Picture Book of Paul Revere
Sam the Minuteman
Abigail Adams: First Lady of the American Revolution
A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson
They Called her Molly Pitcher
The Fourth of July Story
The Star Spangled Banner: America’s National Anthem and It’s History
A More Perfect Union The Story of Our Constitution
Why Don’t you Get A Horse Sam Adams
A Picture Book of Sacagawea
Pioneer Days: Discover the Past with fun projects, games, recipes, and
activities.
A Picture Book of Davy Crockett
If You Lived with The Sioux Indians
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
Wagon Wheels

World History and Church History
Reading List:
Stories From Once Upon A Time Saints and More Once Upon A Time
Saints
Chapters from Founders of Freedom
St. Valentine
The Sword in the Tree
St. Patrick
Christopher the Holy Giant
Brigid’s Cloak: An Ancient Irish Story
St. George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend
The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica
Caedmon’s Song

Geography
State Scrapbook Pages for Virginia, New Hampshire, New York, North
Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky, and Tennessee
Reading List:
O is for Old Dominion a Virginia Alphabet
G is for Granite a New Hampshire Alphabet
New York
T is for Tar Heel: A North Carolina Alphabet
R is for Rhode Island Red: A Rhode Island Alphabet
Vermont
B is for Bluegrass: A Kentucky Alphabet
V is for Volunteer: A Tennessee Alphabet
The Andes (Maynard)
Secret of the Andes
Paddle to the Sea
Seabird

Art
Weekly Art Projects
Studied Artists: Cezanne, Van Gogh, Rousseau, and Seurat
Did picture study and completed notebooking pages.
Reading List:
Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne: A Painter’s Journey
Vincent Van Gogh
Camille and the Sunflowers: A Story About Vincent Van Gogh
Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Starry Night
Seurat and La Grande Jette: Connecting the Dots
Sunday with Seurat
Georges Seurat

Music
Homeschool Choir Weekly
Studied Composers: Handel, Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven
Listened to music and completed notebooking pages.
Reading List:
Handel, who knew what he liked
The Boy Who Loved Music
Play Mozart Play
The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig Van Beethoven

Electives
Spanish:
Learn Spanish with Grace Chapters 1-6

Typing:
Dance Mat Typing

Life Skills:
Fire Safety
First Aid
Basic Sewing

Extracurricular Activities
Cooking Class
Swimming at the YMCA

Field Trips:
Nature Walks at Pawnee Prairie and Swanson Park
Zoo, Botanica, Cox Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
Exploration Place (Dinosaur Exhibit)
Quivira Wildlife Refuge for Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Art and Book Fair
Annika 2nd Grade 2013/2014 School Year

Religion
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level 2
Saints for Young Readers for Everyday 1 and 2 (Selected Stories)
Faith and Life 2: Jesus Our Life
The First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children
First Communion Preparation:
Sacrament of Holy Eucharist Lapbook
Sacrament of Confession Lapbook
St. Joseph Picture Books: Going to Confession, The Holy Eucharist, and
Receiving Holy Communion
Jesus With Us the Gift of the Eucharist
New Catholic Picture Bible: Old Testament

Math
Math in Focus 1B and 2A
CalcuLadder Math Drills

Language Arts
Phonics
MCP Plaid Phonics Level B

Grammar
Primary Language Lessons: Completed 50 Lessons

Memory Work
If I Knew by Maud Wyman
A Secret
The Pasture by Robert Frost
The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson

Handwriting
Handwriting Without Tears: Printing Power
Copywork Selections

Literature
Myths
Classic Myths to Read Aloud Part 1

Tales
English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Poetry
Recited Poems Weekly during Poetry Tea Time
Selections for Recitation from:
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath
Animal Poems
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
Pug and Other Animal Poems
Big, Bad, and A Little Bit Scary: Poems that Bite Back
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with
Photographs that Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

Science
Noeo Science Biology 1
Reading List:
Usborne Pocket Nature
Pasteur’s Fight Against Microbes
One Small Square: Cactus Desert, Seashore, Woods
Usborne Encyclopedia of the Human Body
DK Eye Wonder Weather
The Boy Who Drew Birds

Earth Studies
Reading List:
The Earth:
Weather and Climate
Mountains and Volcanoes

US History
Reading List:
The Boston Tea Party
George Washington (D’Aulaire)
Pompeii Buried Alive
A Picture Book of Patrick Henry
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
A Picture Book of Paul Revere
Sam the Minuteman
Abigail Adams: First Lady of the American Revolution
A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson
They Called her Molly Pitcher
The Fourth of July Story
The Star Spangled Banner: America’s National Anthem and It’s History
A More Perfect Union The Story of Our Constitution
Why Don’t you Get A Horse Sam Adams
A Picture Book of Sacagawea
Pioneer Days: Discover the Past with fun projects, games, recipes, and
activities.
A Picture Book of Davy Crockett
If You Lived with The Sioux Indians
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
Wagon Wheels

World History and Church History
Reading List:
Stories From Once Upon A Time Saints and More Once Upon A Time
Saints
Chapters from Founders of Freedom
St. Valentine
The Sword in the Tree
St. Patrick
Christopher the Holy Giant
Brigid’s Cloak: An Ancient Irish Story
St. George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend
The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica
Caedmon’s Song

Geography
State Scrapbook Pages for Virginia, New Hampshire, New York, North
Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky, and Tennessee
Reading List:
O is for Old Dominion a Virginia Alphabet
G is for Granite a New Hampshire Alphabet
New York
T is for Tar Heel: A North Carolina Alphabet
R is for Rhode Island Red: A Rhode Island Alphabet
Vermont
B is for Bluegrass: A Kentucky Alphabet
V is for Volunteer: A Tennessee Alphabet

Art
Weekly Art Projects
Studied Artists: Cezanne, Van Gogh, Rousseau, and Seurat
Did picture study and completed notebooking pages.
Reading List:
Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne: A Painter’s Journey
Vincent Van Gogh
Camille and the Sunflowers: A Story About Vincent Van Gogh
Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Starry Night
Seurat and La Grande Jette: Connecting the Dots
Sunday with Seurat
Georges Seurat

Music
Homeschool Choir Weekly
Studied Composers: Handel, Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven
Listened to music and completed notebooking pages.
Reading List:
Handel, who knew what he liked
The Boy Who Loved Music
Play Mozart Play
The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig Van Beethoven

Electives
Spanish:
Learn Spanish with Grace Chapters 1-6
Typing:
Dance Mat Typing
Life Skills:
Fire Safety
First Aid
Basic Sewing and Knitting

Extracurricular Activities
Gymnastics
Swimming at the YMCA

Field Trips:
Nature Walks at Pawnee Prairie and Swanson Park
Zoo, Botanica, Cox Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
Exploration Place (Dinosaur Exhibit)
Quivira Wildlife Refuge for Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Art and Book Fair
Zane Preschool 2013/2014 School Year

Religion
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level 1
The Story of God’s Love: My Bible

Some of the Books We Read
The Big Alfie Out of Doors Storybook
Jessie Bear What What Will You Wear?
A Child’s Good Morning Book
The Scallywags
Good Knight Sleep Tight
Caps for Sale
Dogger
Size
Dandelion
Alfie’s ABC
Dinosaurumpus
Autumn Story
An Edward Lear Alphabet
Little Hoot
The Story of Ferdinand
Flossie and the Fox
Gregory’s Shadow
The Gullywasher
A Hole Is To Dig
I Love You the Purplest
In the Forest
Play with Me
The Candlewick Book of First Rhymes
If Jesus Came to My House
Nine Days to Christmas
The Legend of the Pointsettia
St. Francis and the Christmas Donkey

Learning to Read:
Reading Eggs Map 1
Lots of Fun Games

Math:
Games

Science
Potion Kit
Nature Walks

Art
Arts and Crafts Projects

Picture Study
I Spy A Freight Train: Transportation in Art
I Spy An Animal in Art

Poetry
Poetry Tea Time Weekly:
Pug and Other Animal Poems
Animal Poems
Dragon Poems
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
Big, Bad, and A Little Bit Scary: Poems that Bite Back
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with
Photographs that Squeak, Soar, and Roar!

Music
Homeschool Choir Weekly

Life Skills
Staying Safe Around Fire
Fire Safety

Extracurricular Activities
Swimming Lessons
Mom’s Day Out
Knight Training

Field Trips:
Nature Walks at Pawnee Prairie and Swanson Park
Zoo, Botanica, Cox Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
Exploration Place (Dinosaur Exhibit)
Quivira Wildlife Refuge for Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Art and Book Fair