momma aimee Posted February 24, 2012 Share Posted February 24, 2012 I know that it is a lot of reading aloud; but that is something little brother can be part of too so that makes it better. A lot of it is / are supplements that we will doubtful so all of but i want to have them to pull from I blogged it here -- http://scribinglife.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/first-thoughts-on-first-grade/ -- might be more readable. PHONICS / READING: ***Explore the Code Supplements: Literature ***Read-a-louds: at MUCH FASTER PACE THAN SO FAR UNDERTAKEN. Adding narration and retelling activities to challenge comprehension and â€œtake awayâ€ from the readings. Core Virtues: A Literature-Based Program in Character Education http://www.amazon.com/Core-Virtues-Literature-Based-Character-Education/dp/0967962609/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I1PMI5Z0YBBEMP&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY OR Teaching Character thought Literature from Barefoot Books: http://bfbooks.com/Teaching-Character-Through-Literature-Study-Guide Spelling: Spelling Workout: Level A, Student Edition http://www.amazon.com/Spelling-Workout-Student-Phillip-Trocki/dp/0765224801/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I13GM2ZJCONW9C&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY GRAMMER: ***The Complete Writer: Writing with Ease http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Writer-Writing-Ease/dp/193333925X/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I16YNWPA7AURGE&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY ***The Complete Writer: Level 1 Workbook for Writing with Ease http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Writer-Level-Workbook-Writing/dp/1933339268/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_b ***First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind: Level 1 http://www.amazon.com/First-Language-Lessons-Well-Trained-Mind/dp/1933339446/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_c Considering Language Smartsâ„¢ Level B (Color) http://www.criticalthinking.com/getProductDetails.do?code=c&id=01001 as travel â€˜fun to take with usâ€™ workbook supplement. Handwriting I am hoping his frustration level will have decreased and we can begin copy work. ART / MUSIC ***Introduction ot the Orchestra https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG'>https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG ***Introduction to Classical Music https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG Also considering: 13 American Artists Children Should Know http://www.amazon.com/American-Artists-Children-Should-Know/dp/3791370367/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=IE66ID4T3H62E&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY 13 Artists Children Should Know http://www.amazon.com/13-Artists-Children-Should-Know/dp/3791341731/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I1JSKQJC8TH0QQ&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY SCIENCE â€“ still undecided really leaning towards: Sonlight publishing level A Biology, Botany, and Physics http://www.sonlight.com/science-a.html Considering Supplementing with Developing Critical Thinking through Science Book 1 http://www.criticalthinking.com/getProductDetails.do?code=c&id=08702 Also considering: Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding: A Science Curriculum for K-2 http://www.amazon.com/Building-Foundations-Scientific-Understanding-Curriculum/dp/1432706101/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=IMB65SI7YY4C1&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY (may hold this off till 2nd) OR Christian Kids Explore Earth And Space http://www.amazon.com/Christian-Kids-Explore-Earth-Space/dp/1892427192/ref=pd_sim_b_1 (concerned there is no clear age level) SOCIAL STUDIES â€“ studying America ***Truthquest History Guide: American History for Young Students Volume 1 http://www.amazon.com/Truthquest-History-Guide-American-Students/dp/0975290878/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I31T9FMHGZ8LPF&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY (I am pretty set on this, but it is not final) ***Introduction to U.S. Composers Foster, Sousa, and Gershwin https://www.mfwbooks.com/L057F163D4391D601D8C9031+M50+ENG ***How to Raise an American: 1776 Fun and Easy Tools, Tips, and Activities to Help Your Child Love This Country http://www.amazon.com/How-Raise-American-Activities-Country/dp/030733922X/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I4XH3IFZF32JM&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY ***Cooking Up U.S. History: Recipes and Research to Share with Children http://www.amazon.com/Cooking-Up-U-S-History-Research/dp/1563086824/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I1VXREZLEPTK2T&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY HISTORY ***The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition http://www.amazon.com/Story-World-History-Classical-Earliest/dp/1933339004/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1326414182&sr=1-1 and activity books http://www.amazon.com/Story-World-Activity-Book-Earliest/dp/1933339055/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_b And ***BiblioPlan -- http://www.biblioplan.net/2011/04/introduction-to-biblioplan-companion.html. Family Guide (teacherâ€™s guide) and Cool Hisistory (activity Guide). BibliPlan dove tails with The Story of the World and is created to go together. In First grade most of history is going to be reading stories and doing crafts or maps or other activates; as opposed to dry reading of names and dates and testing. Geography: ***The Ancient World of the Bible http://www.amazon.com/Ancient-World-Bible-Malcolm-Day/dp/067085607X/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I49K1Y90E18P6&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY And ? something modernâ€¦ BIBLE / FAITH: ***Read though the entire Bible hitting all the major stories: ***Bible Study series continued from Kindy â€“ the You Want Me to Do What series. ***Awanas Symbols of Faith: Teaching the Images of the Christian Faith http://www.amazon.com/Symbols-Faith-Teaching-Images-Christian/dp/0687094755/ref=wl_it_dp_o_npd?ie=UTF8&coliid=I3URDXMS0UN8BJ&colid=1CIXP5FKCGAFY LOGIC Building Thinking SkillsÂ® Primary â€“ http://www.criticalthinking.com/getProductDetails.do?code=c&id=05231 Mind BendersÂ® Book 2 (did book 1 this year) http://www.criticalthinking.com/getProductDetails.do?code=c&id=01330 Hands-On Thinking Skills http://www.criticalthinking.com/getProductDetails.do?code=c&id=04901 MATH: *** http://www.mathmammoth.com/ Mammath Math and ***Mathematics Enhancement Programme http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mep/default.htm (year 2, doing year 1 as Kindy) Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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