2015 Curricula

OCT 14, 2011

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~ Aristotle



NOTE 3/28/2015: I hadn’t realized how out-of-date this page is! It still shows 2013’s year plan. Ooops!   I’ll be working to update this over the next week.
UPDATE 3/28/2015: Updated most of Kaybear’s information.


KayBear (~ 10th grade)

BIBLE:

LITERATURE:

  • World Literature:
  • Gilgamesh and Other Babylonian Tales by Jennifer Westwood (Mesopotamia, c 2500 B.C.) (selections) (oop)
  • Genesis, New King James Bible (Hebrews)
  • Ancient Egyptian Literature: An Anthology translated by John L. Foster (Egypt) (selections)
  • Gods and Pharaohs from Egyptian Mythology by Geraldine Harris (Egypt) (selections) (oop)
  • D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths by Ingri d’Aulaire (Greece)
  • The Iliad by Homer, translated by Richmond Lattimore (Greece, c. 850 B.C.)
  • The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Richmond Lattimore (Greece, c. 850 B.C.)
  • Sophocles I (The Complete Greek Tragedies) 2nd Edition by Sophocles, translated by David Grene, Richmond Lattimore (Greece, c. 440 B.C.) (oop)
  • The Aeneid by Virgil, translated by Robert Fitzgerald (Rome, c. 30 B.C.)
  • Beowulf by Seamus Heaney (Viking, c. 725)
  • The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths by Padraic Colum (Vikings, c. 750 – 1050)
  • Japanese Tales (Pantheon Fairy Tales and Folklore Library) by Royall Tyler (Japan, 9th-11th century)
  • Canterbury Tales by Chaucer, adapted by Geraldine McCaughrean (England, 14th century) (selections)
  • The Inferno by Dante Alighieri, translated by John Ciardi (Italy, 1320)
  • Silence by Shusaku Endo, translated by William Johnston (Japan, 16th century)
  • Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (England, 1678)
  • Les Misérables by Victor Hugo, translated by Lee Fahnestock and Norman McAfee (France, 1862)
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky (Russia, 1866)
  • Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lensey Namioka (China, 1911)
  • Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (China, 1920s)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (Germany, 1928)
  • Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton (South Africa, 1948)

LANGUAGE ARTS:

MATH:

HISTORY:

SCIENCE:

FOREIGN LANGUAGE:

FINE ARTS:

PHYSICAL:


Combined Elementary Subjects

book MORNING TIME:

DAILY GROUP LESSONS:

tea cup TUESDAY TEA:

FINE ARTS FRIDAY:


Strawberry (4th grade)

LANGUAGE ARTS:

MATH: (every day)

PHYSICAL:

  • Karate lessons at PKSA.

Little Man (2nd grade)

READING FLUENCY: