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Planning for Malachi - Grade 8

We desire books that feed the mind and nourish the soul
Planning to use a variety of online sources some listed here, some listed below
15 Free Online Courses

Devote time daily to memorisation skills. Catechism, times tables and poetry.

Daily spend at least 30 min on one of the following
Our Goal and Guides
Suggestion plan by Willa
Our Life in the Church – Faith and Life Series 8
Written narrations as study
A Philadelphia Catholic in King James’s Court by Martin de Porres Kennedy
Beginning Apologetics set
Teen Timeline DVDs - Mark Hart
Read at least two books of Saint biographies a Term.
Type 2 narrations per term, minimum of 300 words
The Story of the Church - Johnson
May choose to join the girls in making notebook pages
Willa's Catholic Notebooking pages!! awesome

Grammar and Composition
Daily write in some manner, emphasis on polishing pieces.
Writing Club with Sr Judith
Narrations Written
Character Based Lessons
English for Australian Schools 1 - Ridout
Roper, & ? & ?

All About Spelling x 2/wk

Spelling Wisdom x 2/wk

Type Tutor or online program x 2/wk

Each term read at least two classic, saints and history books independently.
Audio Books
Good Books

Grammar of Poetry
Daily read and enjoy. Memorise at least one poem per term.
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath - Laura Berquist
The Four Corners (Aust)


The Fallacy Detective - Nathaniel Bluedorn
The Thinking Toolbox
Critical Thinking Books 1 & 2


Visual Latin
Essential Latin by G.D.A Sharpley 

Kahn Academy Maths

Science and Nature
God's Design set, read at least one book/term
Read at least twice weekly, narrate and answer questions. Research further where interested
Watch 1+/wk. Take notes!! when reading and watching!!
Undertake experiments at least twice a week and document 
Living Books from Branch Library and our library.
Science and Nature TV Series and DVDs
Various experiment books and you-tubes.
Hippo Campus
Bill Nye
Creation Online Videos
Steve Spangler Science
Kahn Academy Science
100 Engineering Projects

All Creatures Great and Small - James Herriot
Australian Nature Studies - JA Leach
Read, notebook pages

Twice Weekly
Notebook, narrate,
Term 1 - Australia, beginnings through to explorers
History of Australia - Manning Clark
Our Sunburnt Country
Pictorial History - Catholic & Secular

Australian movies

Terms 2, 3 & 4, to be determined. Like to leave wiggle room:)
Historical living books, branch library and our collection
Historical core books, branch library and ours
HE Gombrich
H E Marshall
Child's History of the World - VM Hillyer
Story of the World
Kahn Academy

Plan to be more conscientious about teaching culture and mapwork this year.
Written narrations and notebook pages
Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft by Thor Heyerdahl
A Book of Discovery - MB Synge
mapwork once weekly
Study maps, cover, label and later redraw and label.
Michael Palin DVDs

Current Affairs
ABC emails from Dad

Art and Craft
Once weekly by choice
Dick Blick Lesson Plans
Deep Space Sparkle
Art Projects for Kids
Harmony Art Mom

Physical Education
Term 2 & 3 – Soccer Referring
                         - ??

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