Scope & Sequence

2010-2011
Year 1 & Year 3

*We use modified S&S gleaning from Simply Charlotte Mason, Ambleside Online and my own bits and pieces along with suggestions from all my wonderful CM friends in blogland.


Week 1
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 1-3
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 1-5
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “Holy, Holy, Holy!”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 1
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 1
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 2
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 4-6
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 6-10
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “Holy, Holy, Holy!”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 2
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 2
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 3
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 7-9
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 11-15
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “Holy, Holy, Holy!”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 3
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 3
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 4
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 10-12
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 11-15
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “A Mighty Fortress is our God”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 4
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 4
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 5
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 13-15
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 16-20
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “A Mighty Fortress is our God”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 5
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 5
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 6
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 16-18
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 21-25
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “A Mighty Fortress is our God”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 6
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 6
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 7
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 19-21
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 26-30
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “This is My Father’s World”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 7
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 7
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Week 8
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 22-24
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 31-35
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “This is My Father’s World”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 8
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 8
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 9
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 25-27
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 36-40
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “This is My Father’s World”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 9
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 9
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 10
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 28-30
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 41-45
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 10
Winnie the Pooh Ch. 10
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 11
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 31-33
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 46-50
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 11
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 12
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 34-36
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 51-55
Nature Journal
Poetry of William Blake
Hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 12
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Exam Week

Term 2
Week 1
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 37-39
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 56-60
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “How Firm a Foundation”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 13
Moses the Kitten
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 14 (2)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 40-42
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 56-60
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “How Firm a Foundation”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 14
Only One Woof
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 15 (3)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 43-45
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 61-65
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “How Firm a Foundation”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 15
The Christmas Day Kitten
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 16 (4)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 46-48
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 66-70
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “Amazing Grace”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 16
Bonny’s Big Day
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 17 (5)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 49-51
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 71-75
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “Amazing Grace”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 17
Blossom Comes Home
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 18 (6)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 52-54
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 76-80
Nature Journal
Poetry of Sarah Teasdale
Hymn “Amazing Grace”
Swiss Family Robinson Ch. 18
The Market Square Dog
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 19 (7)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 55-57
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 81-85
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want”
Homer Price Ch. 1
Oscar, Cat-About-Town
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 20 (8)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 58-60
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 86-90
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want”
Homer Price Ch. 2
Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 21 (9)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 61-63
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 91-95
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want”
Homer Price Ch. 3
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 22 (10)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 64-66
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 96-100
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”
Homer Price Ch. 4
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Week 23 (11)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 67-69
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 101-105
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”
Homer Price Ch. 5
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Week 24 (12)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 70-72
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 106-110
Nature Journal
Poetry of Hilda Conkling
Hymn “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”
Homer Price Ch. 6
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Exam Week

Week 25 (1)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 73-75
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 111-115
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Take My Life, and Let It Be”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 1
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 1
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Week 26 (2)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 76-78
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 116-120
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Take My Life, and Let It Be”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 2
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 2
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 27 (3)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 79-81
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 121-125
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Take My Life, and Let It Be”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 3
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 3
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian





Week 28 (4)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 82-84
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 126-130
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “America, the Beautiful”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 4
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 4
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian


Week 29 (5)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 85-87
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 131-135
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “America, the Beautiful”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 5
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 5
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 30 (6)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 88-90
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 136-140
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “America, the Beautiful”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 6
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 6
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 31 (7)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 91-93
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 141-145
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Our God, Our Help in Ages Pastl”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 7
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 7
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 32 (8)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 94-96
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 146-150
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 8
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 8
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 33 (9)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 97-99
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 151-155
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Our God, Our Help in Ages Past”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 9
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 9
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 34 (10)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 100-102
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 156-160
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Eternal Father, Strong to Save”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 10
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 10
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian



Week 35 (11)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 103-105
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 161-165
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Eternal Father, Strong to Save”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 11
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 11
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Week 36 (12)
Scripture Memory
106 Days of Creation L. 106
Math
History/Bible/Geo. L. 166-170
Nature Journal
Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn “Eternal Father, Strong to Save”
The Door in the Wall Ch. 12
Little House in the Big Woods Ch. 12-13
Picture Study
Handwriting/Brush Painting
Reading
Composer
Russian

Exam Week

2009-2010
Year 2 – By Term

Asterisks refer to which term the book is used.
* the book is used in term 1
** the book is used in term 2
*** the book is used in term 3

Daily Instruction or Practice

Penmanship & Copywork

Beautiful Italics for Children by Penny Gardner
Proverbs

Phonics/Reading Instruction

Home Start in Reading by Ruth Beechick
Continue to read aloud

Mathematics
Math U See – Beta

Weekly Instruction or Practice

Art
Wet on wet watercolor
Drybrush with watercolor and acrylics

Art Appreciation
Georgia O’Keefe
Norman Rockwell
John Singer Sargent
Winslow Homer

Handicrafts

Health
Kid’s Kitchen

Music Appreciation, including folksongs and hymns and a composer each term
Be Thou My Vision
Battle Hymn of the Republic


History, Bible, Geography
Genesis through Deuteronomy and Ancient Egypt by Sonya Shafer
Weekly Map Drill
Book of Centuries
* The Child’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos
* The True Story of Noah’s Ark by Tom Dooley
** Boy of the Pyramids by Ruth Fosdick Jones
** Croco’Nile by Roy Gerrard by G.A. Henty
** We’re Sailing Down the Nile by Laurie Krebs
** Seeker of Knowledge by James Rumford
*** The Child’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos


Natural History/Science
The Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock
* ** The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton
*** Pagoo by Holling C Holling

Phonics/Reading Instruction
Home Start in Reading by Ruth Beechick
Continue to read aloud

Mathematics
Math U See – Beta

Foreign Language
Russian


Poetry (subject to change)
* Walter De La Mare
** Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley
*** Christina Rossetti

Literature
*Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (published as "Betsy" in the UK)
*Little Britches by Ralph Moody
** The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (we recommend the edition illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard)
*** Robin Hood by Howard Pyle



Year 2 – Weekly Schedule


In addition to daily instruction in reading, handwriting, math and weekly instruction in health, art, & music.

Week 1
Genesis, Lessons 1-4
Burgess Animal Book I Jenny Wren Gives Peter Rabbit an Idea, II Peter and Jumper Go To School
Poetry of Walter de la Mare

Week 2
Genesis, Lessons 5-8
The True Story of Noah’s Ark
Burgess Animal Book III More of Peter's Long-Legged Cousins, IV Chatterer and Happy Jack Join
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 1

Week 3
Genesis, Lessons 9-12
Burgess Animal Book V The Squirrels of the Trees, VI Striped Chipmunk and His Cousins
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 2

Week 4
Genesis, Lessons 13-16
Burgess Animal Book VII Johnny Chuck Joins the Class, VIII Whistler and Yap Yap Join the Class
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 3

Week 5
Genesis, Lessons 17-20
Burgess Animal Book IX Two Queer Little Haymakers, X Prickly Porky and Grubby Gopher
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 4

Week 6
Genesis, Lessons 21-24
Burgess Animal Book XI A Fellow with a Thousand Spears, XII A Lumberman and an Engineer
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 5

Week 7
Genesis, Lessons 25-28
Burgess Animal Book XIII A Worker and a Robber, XIV A Trader and a Handsome Fellow
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 6

Week 8
Genesis, Lessons 29-32
Burgess Animal Book XV Two Unlike Little Cousins, XVI Danny's Northern Cousins, and Nimbleheels
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 7

Week 9
Genesis, Lessons 33-36
Burgess Animal Book XVII Three Little Redcoats and Some Others, XVIII Mice with Pockets, and Others
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 8

Week 10
Genesis, Lessons 37-40
Burgess Animal Book XIX Teeny Weeny and his Cousin, XX Four Busy Little Miners
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 9

Week 11
Genesis, Lessons 41-44
Burgess Animal Book XXI Flitter the Bat and His Family, XXII An Independent Family
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 10

Week 12
Genesis, Lessons 45-47
Burgess Animal Book XXIII Digger and His Cousn Glutton, XXIV Shadow and His Family
Poetry of Walter de la Mare
Understood Betsy: ch. 11

Exam Week
Term 2
Week 13 (1)
Ancient Egypt, Lessons 48-51
Salt Dough Map of Egypt
Burgess Animal Book XXV Two Famous Swimmers, XXVI Spite the Marten and Pekan the Fisher
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 1

Week 14 (2)
Ancient Egypt, Lessons 52-55
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXVII Reddy Fox Joins the School, XXVIII Old Man Coyote and Howler the Wolf
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 2

Week 15 (3)
Ancient Egypt, Lessons 56-59
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXIX Yowler and His Cousin Tufty, XXX Some Big and Little Cat Cousins
Poetry of Eugene Field and James Whitcombe Riley
Wind in Willows: ch. 3

Week 16 (4)
Ancient Egypt, Lessons 60-63
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXXI Bobby Coon Arrives, XXXII Buster Bear Nearly Breaks Up School
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 4

Week 17 (5)
Ancient Egypt
Make a Shaduf
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXXIII Buster bear's Big Cousins, XXXIV Unc' Billy and Old Mrs. Possum
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 5

Week 18 (6)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXXV Lightfoot, Blacktail and Forkhorn, XXXVI Bugler, Flathorns and Wanderhoof
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 6

Week 19 (7)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXXVII Thunderfoot, Fleetfoot and Longcoat, XXXVIII Two Wonderful Mountain Climbers
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 7

Week 20 (8)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Burgess Animal Book XXXIX Piggy and Hardshell, XL The Mammals of the Sea
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 8

Week 21 (9)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Learn to play Senet
Pagoo: ch. 1
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 9

Week 22 (10)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 2
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 10


Week 23 (11)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Pagoo ch 3
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 11

Week 24 (12)
Ancient Egypt
Map Drill
Trip to Museum
Pagoo: ch. 4
Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Wind in Willows: ch. 12


Exam Week

Week 25 (1)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 90-94
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 5
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Prologue

Week 26 (2)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 95-98
Map Drill
Pagoo ch. 6
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Robin and the Tinker

Week 27 (3)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 99-102
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 7
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - The Shooting-Match at Nottingham




Week 28 (4)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 103-106
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 8
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Will Stutely rescued by his Good Companions

Week 29 (5)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 107-110
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 9
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Robin Hood turns Butcher

Week 30 (6)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 111-114
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch.10, 11
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Little John goes to the Fair at Nottinghamtown

Week 31 (7)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 115-118
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 12, 13
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - How Little John lived at the Sheriff's House

Week 32 (8)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 119-122
Map Drill
Pagoo 14, 15
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Little John and the Tanner of Blythe

Week 33 (9)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 123-126
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 16
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Robin Hood and Will Scarlet

Week 34 (10)
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lessons 127-130
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 17, 18
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - The Merry Adventure with Midge the Miller


Week 35
Exodus – Deuteronomy, Lesson 131
Map Drill
Pagoo: ch. 19
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Robin Hood and Allan a dale

Week 36
Pagoo: ch. 20
Poetry of Christina Rossetti
Robin Hood - Robin seeketh the Curtal Friar of the Fountain

Exam Week