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Teaching High School Spanish in Homeschool: BJU Press Spanish 1 & 2, games, books, and lesson plans

Last year, my ninth grader completed Spanish 1 with Bob Jones University Press Spanish 1, 3rd edition. We managed to successfully complete the curriculum and my daughter finished the year with an A. I went ahead a purchased Spanish 2 for her for this year, along with a few extras. The Spanish 1 and Spanish… Continue reading Teaching High School Spanish in Homeschool: BJU Press Spanish 1 & 2, games, books, and lesson plans

Curriculum · Daily schedule

Academic Calendar Plan for 2022-2023

It is 101 degrees on my outdoor thermometer right now. We are in the heat of summer, and it is not even July yet. Actually, it is not too bad in the shade with a light breeze blowing. It is definitely summer time. Summer means a break from school for my kids to attend Vacation… Continue reading Academic Calendar Plan for 2022-2023

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High School exams to go along with The Good & the Beautiful History Year 1

(This post contains links to products in my TeachersPayTeachers.com store, which help to support this blog. Thanks!) Once I made the decision to continue using The Good and the Beautiful History into high school, I knew I had to come up with assessments. I have posted before about the unit projects and the unit exams… Continue reading High School exams to go along with The Good & the Beautiful History Year 1

Curriculum · Science

Apologia Chemistry Plans

(This post contains links to products in my TeachersPayTeachers.com store.) I have been planning our high school science course for next year. Yes, I know it is only February. Yes, I know we are only 10 units through our 16 unit Apologia Biology course. I cannot help it though. For me, a new calendar year… Continue reading Apologia Chemistry Plans

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What we are using for 9th grade

(This post contains affiliate links that help to support this blog.) This is our eighth year homeschooling, but our very first year to have a high school student. I have to admit I am a little giddy because as a former high school science teacher, I am pretty psyched to teach upper level classes again,… Continue reading What we are using for 9th grade

Curriculum · Daily schedule

What we are using for 8th grade this year

(This post contains links, some of which help support this blog.) This is the second year in a row that we are homeschooling eighth grade. My oldest daughter is in ninth this year. We kept most of what we used with her to use with our middle daughter this year. For English Language Arts, we… Continue reading What we are using for 8th grade this year

Curriculum · Social Studies

Using The Good and the Beautiful History Year 3 for elementary, middle, and high school

(This post contains links. Some are just links to cool resources that I like and use, and I receive no compensation for sharing them. Purchases made through the links to my Teachers Pay Teachers store do help to support this blog. Thank you!) For the past two years, we have used The Good and the… Continue reading Using The Good and the Beautiful History Year 3 for elementary, middle, and high school

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What we are using for 5th grade this year

This will be my third time to teach fifth grade in homeschool. It is bittersweet that my youngest is starting her last year in elementary school the same year that my middle is going into her last year in middle and my oldest is starting her first year of high school. We have been using… Continue reading What we are using for 5th grade this year

Curriculum · Science

Planning for Apologia Biology

(The included Amazon links are affiliate links and some of the TeachersPayTeachers.com links are to products in my store. If you use the links to make a purchase, you help to support this blog. Thank you!) My oldest child will be starting ninth grade in a few weeks. She will be our first high school… Continue reading Planning for Apologia Biology

Curriculum · Daily schedule

Homeschool Year Calendar Planning

I usually start planning our next school year early in the spring. I'm just one of those Type-A homeschool moms who gets a thrill out of the planning part. (Until reality sets in, of course, that I cannot do ALL of things I want to. Then, I start scaling back and thinking about my actual… Continue reading Homeschool Year Calendar Planning