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How much time per day to spend schooling with 5th grade boy

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He's in 5th grade and it currently takes him about 5 hours per day to complete his studies.  Is this a normal amount of homeschool time for a child his age pursuing a classical approach to schooling?  Should I re-evaluate his work load?

Subjects include:


Language Arts: grammar, spelling, Latin Greek roots for vocabulary, dictionary skills, literature, writing; but not all on the same day

History: world history and state history

Piano lessons/practice



Lots and lots of reading independently both for fun and books that I've chosen for development/education



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We don't spend that long everyday though we do some. However I don't really count reading as he does that for fun by choice and I also don't count outings and audio. Actual seatwork is around three to three and a half hours, sometimes more. We don't do piano or Latin. I don't leave him to work independently much I sit and keep everyone on task so it goes faster.

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