I have purchased the girls' homeschool books for math and handwriting, along with a book about the human body, Poetry for Young People by Maya Angelo, and Smart Lab You Explore It: Human Body.
I also have extensive book-lists for all the subjects we'll be studying, plus holidays. All of these books can be obtained from the library.
For Science, we'll be learning about Dinosaurs and Fossils; Animal Life Cycles and Habitats; Hibernation; Endangered animals, Birds and Insects; Human Body, Plants and Trees; Solar System, Weight and Gravity, Weather; and Simple Machines.
Artists we will study: Van Gogh; Picasso; Da Vinci; Henry Matisse; Georgia O'Keefe; Michaelangelo; Mary Cassat; Rembrandt; and Claude Monet.
Composers we will study: Beethoven; Mozart; Bach; Tchaikovsky; Chopin; Johannes Brahms; and George Gershwin.
For Social Studies, Community and Sociology; Culture; Economics and Business; Environment; Garbage and Recycling; Family; Government; Citizenship; Morals and Life Skills.
For Literature, we'll be reading:
Craft/Project ideas that I had for the coming year include:
~ Plant a butterfly garden
~ Nature Journals
~ Write pen pals
~ Decorate t-shirts
~ Build bird houses
~ Mini greenhouse (winter)
What are your learning plans for the coming year?