Curricula Year-by-Year

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This list is tentative, skeletal, flexible, and subject to shift to accommodate each unique child. It also isn’t a complete listing of resources, just the main stuff.

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Preschool/K

Reading: Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons,

Math: Counting, adding and subtracting: Ten Charts, Kumon Workbooks

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

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(Age 5 ish) 1st Grade

Math: Kumon Workbooks, and Math Mammoth Light Blue Series Grade 1

Grammar: First Language Lessons (Well Trained Mind) 1&2 (I have the first edition which combines the two years)

Writing: Italic Handwriting

History/Lit: Read from early readers and chapter books,

Beginning “folding into” Tapestry of Grace

Phonics: Victory Drill book

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

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(Age 6ish) 2nd Grade:

Math: Calvert 2nd or Math Mammoth Grade 2, and Life of Fred Elementary Series for enrichment

Grammar: 1st Lang Lessons (W TM) 1&2 , Lang Lessons For Very Young I

Steck-Vaughn Language Arts Core Skills grade 2

Writing: Italic Handwriting, Tapestry of Grace Writing Aids

Phonics: Victory Drill book

History/Literature: Tapestry of Grace

Typing: Typing Instructor Deluxe

Italic Handwriting

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

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Age 7/8 (3rd Grade)

Math: 3rd Calvert, or Math Mammoth Grade 3, and Life of Fred Elementary Series for enrichment

Grammar: Language Lessons for the Very Young Vol II

Italic Handwriting,

Phonics: Victory Drill book

Spelling: AVKO Sequential Spelling

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Typing: Typing Instructor Deluxe

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

Logic: Logic Countdown

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Age 8/9 (4th Grade)

Math: 4th Calvert or Math Mammoth Grade 4, and Life of Fred Elementary Series for enrichment

Grammar: Meaningful Comp 4+  (OR Lang Lessons Elem, OR Simply Grammar)

Steck-Vaughn Language Arts Core Skills grade 4 

Italic Handwriting

Spelling: AVKO Sequential Spelling

Vocab: Beginning Word Roots (Critical Thinking Company)

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Classical Language: Elementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair with siblings)

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

Logic: Logic Liftoff

Testing: CAT (California Achievement Test) upon exiting 4th grade (because tests are fun)

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Age 9/10 (5th Grade)

Math: 5th Calvert, or Math Mammoth Grade 5, & Life of Fred Fractions

Grammar: Jr Analytical Grammar

Italic Handwriting

Spelling: AVKO Sequential Spelling

Vocab: Word Roots 1A, 1B

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

 (Possible Early Rainbow Science if paired w/ older sibling)

Classical LanguageElementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair w/ siblings)

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

Logic: Orbiting With Logic

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Age 10/11 (6th Grade)

Math: 6th Calvert or Math Mammoth Grade 6, & LOF Decimals

Grammar: Meaningful Comp 6+

Steck-Vaughn Language Arts Core Skills grade 6 

Italic Handwriting

Typing: Typing Instructor Deluxe

Spelling: Apples, AVKO Sequential Spelling

Vocab: Word Roots 2A, 2B

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Science: Apologia Elem books/Living books independent/Thames&Cosmos experiments w/ Daddy

 (Possible Early Rainbow Science if paired w/ older sibling)

Classical LanguageElementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair w/ siblings)

Logic: Fallacy Detective & Thinking Toolbox & Perplexors Level A

Bible: Alternate through in elementary years: Herein is Love Commentary Series,
Catherine Vos Story Bible, Egermeire’s Story Bible, and Leading Little Ones to God

Testing: CAT (California Achievement Test) upon exiting 6th grade (just for kicks)

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Age 11/12 (7th Grade)

Math: Chalk Dust Pre Algebra & LOF Beginning Algebra

Grammar: Analytical Grammar Full Version

& Possible M.C. supplement

Spelling: AVKO?, Apples II

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Vocab: Classical Roots A

Science: Rainbow Science (Or Apologia General Sci if did Rainbow early w/ Sibling)

Modern Foreign Language: Introduction to French with Live Mocha Online & Assorted supplementals)

Classical LanguageElementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair with siblings)

Logic: Introductory Logic

Bible: (Old Testament Survey): Balancing the Sword

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Age 12/13 (8th Grade)

Math: Chalk Dust Algebra I & LOF: Advanced Algebra

Grammar: Analytical Grammar full version (if not done) or A.G. Supplement

(Possible Meaningful Composition supplement if done w/ Greek)

Steck-Vaughn Language Arts Core Skills grade 8 

Spelling: AVKO Sequential Spelling

History/Literature/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Vocab: Classical Roots B

Science: Rainbow Sci if not done, (OR Apologia Physical if Rainbow already done)

Modern Foreign Language:  High School French I via The Potter’s School & BJU French Materials

Classical Language: Elementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair with siblings)

Logic: Intermediate Logic

Bible: (New Testament Survey): Balancing the Sword

Testing: CAT (California Achievement Test) upon exiting 8th grade (because tests are fun)

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Age 13/14 (9th Grade)

Math: Chalk Dust Geometry, & LOF Geometry

Grammar: Analytical Grammar full version (if not done) or A.G. Supplement

 (& Possible Meaningful Composition supplement)

History/Literature/Philosophy/Government/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Vocab: Classical Roots C

Science (Advanced Sci Track): Apologia Biology

Science (Light Sci Track): Apologia Physical Science

Modern Foreign Language: High School French II via The Potter’s School & BJU French Materials

Classical Language: Elementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15–pair with siblings)

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Age 14/15 (10th Grade)

Math: Chalk Dust Algebra II, & LOF: Trig

History/Literature/Philosphy/Government/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Vocab: Classical Roots D

Grammar: Analytical Grammar Supplement

 (Also Read: Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier)

Science: (Advanced Track): Apologia Chemestry

Science: (Light  Track):  Apologia Bio I (Spread Bio over two years)

Modern Foreign Language: French III via The Potter’s School & BJU French Materials

Classical Foreign Language: Elementary Greek?(Do 3 years between ages 8-15-pair with siblings)

Testing: PSAT this year or next

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Age 15/16 (11th Grade)

Math:  (Advanced Track): Chalk Dust Precalc
Math (Light Track): College Alg section of C.Dust Precalc + LOF: Calc

History/Literature/Philosophy/Government/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Vocab: Classical Roots E

Science (Advanced Track): Apologia Physics

Science (Light Track): Apologia Biology II

Modern Foreign Language: French IV via The Potter’s School & BJU French Materials

Classical Language: Elementary Greek? (Do 3 years between ages 8-15-pair with siblings)

Testing: PSAT or SAT depending on what year we expect to have as official graduation

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Age 16/17 (12th Grade)

Math (Advanced Track): Chalk Dust Calculus & LOF Statistics
Math (Light Math Track): LOF Statistcs OR Com. College Course, OR CDust Trig

History/Literature/Philosophy/Government/Writing: Tapestry of Grace

Science (Adv Sci Track): Apologia: Adv Bio, OR Adv. Chem OR Adv. Phy OR Marine Bio

Modern Foreign Language:  AP French via The Potter’s School 

Testing: SAT if not done already

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Age 17/18 (College? Mom’s full-time Massage Therapist? Gap Year?)

Extended Sr Year?

Gap Year Advantage? (Per Susan Wise Bauer)?

Early College?

Additional Math Options: LOF Linear Algebra, community college,

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