Sunday, February 12, 2006


(adapted for Toby from Mater Amabalis: )

RELIGION: 3 times a week plus adoration 1x weekly and cogs(Catechesis of the Good Shepherd) 1x weekly
1.The Life of Our Lord by Marigold Hunt. Term 1 +Term 2 (weekly)The First Christians by Marigold Hunt
2.Jesus Light of the World 1x weekly for sacrament prep and put revision questions on cards for memory work
Lent Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls by Caryll Houselander
Easter The Young Life of Saint Maria Faustina by Clare Jordan Mohan Weekly
3.57 Stories of Saints by Anne Heffernan (weekly)Term 1: pp.7-99, Archangels to St.Helen (18 lessons)Term 2: pp.100-162, St.Martin of Tours to St.Margaret of Scotland (12 lessons)Term 3: pp.163-220, St.Francis of Assisi to St.Catherine of Siena (12 lessons)* use illustrations from chapters for him to make his own saint book by months

MATHS:dailyAddison Wesley book 5

ENGLISH:dailyHandwriting without tears + grammar sheets continue* gradually introduce ideas from The Writers Jungle

LITERATURE MYTHOLOGY: 1x weeklyThe Children’s Homer by Padraic Colum Term 1: Children’s Homer - Troy: Chapters 1 to 10Term 2: Children’s Homer – Troy: Chapters 11 to 20Term 3: Children’s Homer – Troy: Chapters 21 to 23; Odyssey: Chapters 1 to 7Term 4: Children’s Homer – Odyssey: Chapters 8 to 17

Shakespeare 1x weeklyThe Tempest; Macbeth; As You Like It* listen to part of play each week + learn/read extracts together

LITERATURE: some as readalouds and some as independent readers
All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
The Wizard of Oz by Frank L.Baum
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney
The Treasure Seekers and other books by E.Nesbit
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
The Princess and Curdie and The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
The Secret Garden and A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
Peter Pan by J.M.Barrie
Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

BRITISH HISTORY: aprox 2x weekly
Term 1 Hillayer Ch 38, 39.40+41,42+43,44,45,47,47, 48, 49, 50, 51,52,53(1x weekly,2xweekly every 2nd week)OIS( Our Island Story)re-read 22-34(have him read independently)(1x wkly)
Term 2 (1216-1378)Henry III to Edward III)OIS 35-48(Recommended Reading: Castle Diary: the Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page by R.Platt and C.RiddellHillayer 54-57 with both bks it makes 2x weekly
Term 3 (1378-1509) Richard II to Henry VII)OIS 49-61(Recommended Reading:The Woolpack by Cynthia Harnett)Hillayer 54-57 with both bks it makes 2x weekly
Term 4: ( 1509-1601) (Recommended Reading Cue for Treason by Geoffrey Trease)OIS 62-73

ANCIENT HISTORY: 3x weekly The Story of Greece by Mary Macgregor
Term 1: The Gods of Greece to Lycurgus
Term 2: Draco and Solon to Socrates
Term 3: Xenophon to the Fall of Greece

:(1) Asia;Water Buffalo Days: Growing up in Vietnam by Quang Nhuong Huynh (Vietnam)Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden (Japan) – fictionDaughter of the Mountains by Louise Rankin (Tibet / India) – fictionThe Journey of Ching Lai by Eleanor Frances Lattimore(2) Deserts My Sahara Adventure: 52 Days by Camel by Lawrie Raskin
(3): Jungles Jungle Islands: My South Sea Adventure by Maria Coffey
(4): Arctic / Antarctic By Truck to the North: My Arctic Adventure by Andy Turnbull
Montessori geography cards working through the following:Land + Water formsParts of A riverParts of a Mountain Parts of a Volcano/Maps:north/south/east/west;latitude/longitude;legend/key;globe

SCIENCE: Apologia Botany and 1x a week nature walk and use of a nature diary

LATIN listen to CD daily + DVD weeklyLatina Christianna 1

ITALIAN dailyRosetta Stone

ART STUDY: 2 x weeklyGothic and Renaissance ArtTerm 1: Giotto and Saint Fra Angelico (where applicable these can be incorporated in evening prayer time)Term 2: Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro BotticelliTerm 3: Michelangelo Buenarotti and Raphael

ART +CRAFT: weekly activities

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