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Have you started planning for next year?
March 26, 2013 at 11:12 AM

I keep thinking that I should start planning some curriculum for next year.  But not sure, since this last half has been the start of our homeschooling experience.  I am hoping my schedule changes some, so I can have more flexibility with him and his work.  My husband has been great on that this year, and I feel like I am neglecting my duties since it was me who pushed to do this.  

Does anyone know of some fun interactive history and science programs for middle school age?  Right now we have barely touched it since we have been hs - and I know he loves those two subjects.  We have been really hitting Language since that is his weak point.  Would love to get him caught up in that subject, so any advice would be appreciated!  


  • oredeb
    by oredeb
    March 26, 2013 at 5:43 PM

     i dont start planning for next year till july

    what about movies for history? have him choose an era and look for  movies and books for that era

    lists of books for history

  • rebeccasmly
    March 26, 2013 at 5:46 PM
    I have but mainly just considering what curriculum from the older kids I can use on the younger. And things I already know I need to buy.
  • rsrangel
    March 26, 2013 at 5:59 PM
    I am and I can't make up my mind!!!!
  • bluerooffarm
    March 26, 2013 at 6:18 PM

     I have all my curriculum picked out and were buying one subject a month, so we should have everything purchased by July.

  • ablessedlife
    March 26, 2013 at 6:41 PM
    I've been buying for next year. I have almost everything and some stuff is still in the mail.
  • QueenCreole313
    March 26, 2013 at 6:43 PM

    Nope, too busy trying to get through this month! 

  • kirbymom
    March 26, 2013 at 6:53 PM

    Why not combine his Language and his History together?  Use the History towards his Language. Have him act out his History lesson through verbal Language. Asking him pertinent questions along the way so that you know he is comprehending the lessons. 

  • lucsch
    by lucsch
    March 26, 2013 at 8:30 PM

    Yes, we actually just finished our curriculum for 4th grade.  I usually work on buying bits and pieces of our curriculum used 2 years ahead, so next year's is ready to go. In fact, the next year's is in a box in the closet, and I am collected already for the year after. I have math through 7th grade.

  • CowgirlMama0508
    March 26, 2013 at 9:17 PM
    Lol we aren't even starting until June and I've already got all our books, supplies and lessons in my planner written in (pencil) lol. I'm sure the following year won't be as organized
  • CJsMommy040506
    March 26, 2013 at 9:20 PM

    Yes I've picked everything out, just need to wait on the tax refund to order everything.

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