you needing a little help with organizing your homeschool week, I came up with
a silly little spreadsheet.
the basics. Some weeks we do WAY more
than this, other weeks we get just this done and not an ounce more. I feel pretty strongly that children learn
well when they aren’t in a stressed environment. We try to keep things calm and not get too
worked up over assignments that didn’t get done before daddy came home from
work. We find time after supper or on
the weekend to be sure everything was accomplished that needed to be.
at THIS POST to see what we are using for curriculum. I love that with most of our subjects once we
finish a page or a lesson we just go on to the next one. Almost everything we do is in order. It’s easy to stick a bookmark where we left
off and pick it up again the next day.
week is a pretty simple one. We have the 100th day of school and Valentine’s
Day this week. I used Pinterest to find
& print activities for each of those days.
grader LOVES writing in cursive. I found
some Advent handwriting pages online, so she is working through those. Before you go to check the date of this post
and lose your place, yes it is February.
December was just too busy to remember to set worksheets in her
handwriting drawer. Okay it wasn’t THAT
busy, but it was busy. With these sheets
I love that she’s not only working on her handwriting, but also learning Bible
verses at the same time! When she’s not
doing these she works in her Handwriting Without Tears book and enjoys that
Kindergartner loves to learn and picks up more than you’d think. His attention span is still short, as is typical for his age, so we do school in “chunks”. When one subject is done he needs a break to eat something, drink something, or go to the bathroom. Sometimes he just needs a break to lie on the floor for a few minutes. I just go with it and call him back when I think he will be ready again.
different expectations for each of them, based on their level of skill and ability.
If you need something to keep you on track try it out. If it doesn’t work, just ditch it and try
If you are curious, the prompts for their Thankful Journals came from Ann Voskamp’s Joy Dare Challenge. Some days I use what she suggests, other days I pull from the previous month and use one we haven’t done yet.