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  1. So... things have changed. DD plans to dual enroll either for the spring or summer semester. So the goal is to get her ready for that.. Apologia Physics EP Spanish 2 World history using Catholic textbook and workbook PE gymnastics EP Literature and Composition Teaching textbooks Precalculus, study for SAT and PERT to do DE Precalculus or calculus Apologia Health and Nutrition
  2. Sorry, I just saw this. We did EP Spanish 1 this past year. But did not use the Conversational class. We actually first started with Breaking the Barrier... and gave up on it. However, we have had a local in person conversational class two hours a week. I do not plan to use the EP conversational class for Spanish 2.... mostly because it doesn’t fit in with her 20 hours a week gymnastics schedule.
  3. We haven’t used OyAN so I cannot compare it. But we are finishing up ByLine. My kid works slowly, so he probably couldn’t finish it in one semester. But, he is also doing other things for his English credit.... literature and grammar. So, maybe without those additions, he could. ByLine has some assignments that take longer than others... so as long as you give the extra time needed for those, you probably could. We skipped a few of the short writing assignments.... because I added different longer assignments. I don’t think there is any fluff in byLine... it is solid. It is designed to
  4. So, this has completely changed! DS has decided to Dual Enroll. so for summer and fall.... Managing your success (required 3.0 credit class) Composition 1 Spanish 1 American Federal Government When he registers for the Spring, it will probably be Spanish 2, Composition 2, a math class, and economics or science. Question: since he won’t have math until the spring, should we continue with our math program at home until then? Or focus on SAT math (and English) prep? Thank you!
  5. So, in my notes, I have listed course titles that somewhere... maybe this forum, but I really have no idea where.... Richard Rusczyk recommends. This is just from my notes... Algebra 1, Intro to Algebra book chapters 1-11 algebra 2, Intro to Algebra book chapters 12-22 algebra 3, or Advanced Algebra with Precalculus, Intermediate Algebra book Precalculus, or Precalculus with Introductory Linear Algebra, Precalculus book
  6. My son loves ByLine. He thinks the teacher is really funny. He likes all the readings and assignments. However, his writing has improved so very much this past year, that he doesn’t need the incremental steps (not as incremental as EIW ). So he watches the three videos at the beginning of the week. Then does the assignments. It will take us the whole year because we are pairing it with Essentials in literature 10. ByLine is a lot of work. Or maybe it seems that way because my kid is a very s l o w worker. That being said, we stopped using the extra journal. We did use the extra
  7. We used EIW 9 with grading service. The grading service was exactly what my son needed .... an outside grader to be accountable to who gave good feedback. It was worth the price. The only really complaint was that you have to pick from the lesson prompts for the grading service. We like to use our own prompts. We did not continue EIW for 10th grade because my son wanted to do ByLine... he is a history buff.
  8. Thank you, Reefgazer! I’m going to look that up! thank you, Corraleno !
  9. Thank you! I appreciate your responses! DS will already have (1) Integrated Chemistry & Physics, (2) Biology with lab and (3) Chemistry with lab. And they all have been a slog!
  10. Thank you, Lanny. I appreciate your thoughts! Is there a physics curriculum you would recommend?
  11. DS 10th grade (music, history or criminal justice are possible college majors) is struggling through Apolgia chemistry. We have an amazing co-op teacher and his sister also explains it to him. He has done TT Algebra 2 and is at the end of TT geometry. The math isn’t too awful... but the concepts and figuring out what to do is extremely challenging. So, do we struggle through apologia Physics next year? An easier physics? DD will be using apologia and I don’t like the idea of buying two curriculums, though we do that for math already. Or skip physics... let him do earth science
  12. Ninth grade! Physics. Apologia possibly also do the advanced book. Science is her thing. Spanish 2 EP and conversational class World history : A Catholic text book with workbook PE : she practices 20 hours a week in competitive gymnastics. English. Probably homegrown. Maybe a Co-op literature class. MatH: AOPS, should be finishing geometry and counting and probability, and move on to Intermediate Algebra.
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