Extras

Revised 7/15/12

August

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Key” Journey Through Time 11; Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes; “1st grade” Joyful Movement 43
  • Handwork :
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation
  • Recipes
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120; Paddington
  • Other: VLP to dictate Raccoon book. Copy and illustrate. Bird Nature Walk. Choose tree or field to observe for the year.

September

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Night and Day” Journey Through Time 16; “Morning Verse” Living Language 58; “Hush Little Baby” Family, Festivals, Food 196; “The Knight” Journey Through Time 28; “Working” Journey Through Time 23; “Autumn” Joyful Movement 55; Path Of Discovery 53-78
  • Handwork: Finger knitting. Dyeing capes. Making Wooden swords.
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Rats” Living Language 49; SLP – “Little Girl” Sandburg 14; JTP – “Stork” Living Language 53
  • Recipes: Dragon Bread
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120; Big Red, Kjelgaar
  • Other: Michaelmas Family, Festivals, Food 80; “Rat Riddles” Sandburg 28

October

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Brave and True” Journey Through Time 30; “Haiku” Living Language 52; “Navajo Verse” Living Language 52;
  • Handwork: Knitting. Make knitting needles.
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Casey” Living Language 50; SLP – “The Wind” Living Language 60; JTP – “Tommy Thumb” Living Language 53
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120; Pelle’s New Suit; The Borrowers Norton; Johnny Appleseed Lindberg
  • Other: Halloween Family, Festivals, Food 83; “Pumpkins Pie” Family, Festivals, Food 89; Fiber Fair; Apple Picking; “The Raven”; “October Paint” Sandburg 25

November

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Anonymous” Journey Through Time 32; “Advent Verse” Living Language 57; “Giving Thanks” Living Language 58; “Counting” Joyful Movement 52
  • Handwork: Knitting. Make Christmas gifts. Make lanterns
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Tyger” Living Language 54; SLP – “Questions” Living Language 52; JTP – “New Sights” Living Language 54
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: Advent Family, Festivals, Food 121; Martinmas Family, Festivals, Food 106; Thanksgiving; “Hospitality” The Birds and The Beasts were There 51

December

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Winter” Joyful Movement 56
  • Handwork: Make Christmas gifts.
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation:
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: St. Nicholas Day Family, Festivals, Food 126

January

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Little Bird” Living Language 59; “There was an Old Woman” Family, Festivals, Food 102; “God Be” Family, Festivals, Food 199; “First Grade” Joyful Movement 43
  • Handwork: Knitting. Make Christmas gifts. Make lanterns
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Augustus” Living Language 55; SLP – “Prayer” Family, Festivals, Food 194; JTP – “Fog” Sandburg 8
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120; Little House in the Big Woods
  • Other: “The Months” Family, Festivals, Food vi;

February

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Winter Morning” Family, Festivals, Food 118;
  • Handwork: Make Candles Family, Festivals, Food 7
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “I’m Nobody” Living Language 55; SLP -; JTP – “Robin” Living Language 59
  • Recipes: Heart Shaped Cakes
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: Candlemas Family, Festivals, Food 7; Valentine’s Day Family, Festivals, Food 9

March

  • Movement
  • Verses: “Song” Journey Through Time 17; “Spring is Coming” Family, Festivals, Food 3; “St. Patrick” Joyful Movement 43; “Spring” Joyful Movement 58
  • Handwork:
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Prayer in Spring” Frost 39; SLP – “; JTP – “
  • Recipes: Irish Soda Bread
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: St. Patrick’s Day

April

  • Movement
  • Verses:
  • Handwork:
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – “Plowboy” Sandburg 18; SLP – “; JTP – “
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: Easter

May

  • Movement
  • Verses: “May Day” Family, Festivals, Food 25; “Nuts for May” Family, Festivals, Food 30; “Summer” Joyful Movement 60
  • Handwork:
  • Poetic Memorization/Recitation: VLP – ; SLP – “; JTP – “
  • Recipes:
  • Read-Alouds: see Christopherus Homeschooling Overview p. 117-120
  • Other: Herb Festival; Herbs Family, Festivals, Food 33

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