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Planning for Term 2 2013

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Xavier
Continue his Open Uni courses for his Science Degree,  Maths and then Physics later this term.  Essay Writing, Note-taking and his Faith studies need to also be his focus.  Through all this he will also learn time management, self-discipline and how to meet deadlines.

Faith 
Didache's Understanding the Scriptures,
Apologetics -Beginning Apologetics Super Set

English
Grammar and Composition
Write daily and polish pieces.
Writing Club with Sr Judith
Copywork
Narrations Written
Note Taking
Essay Writing - Writer's Workshop - Roper, 

Dictation
Spelling Wisdom x 2/wk

Literature
Each term read at least two classics.
Write 1 serious paper on two novels.
Read & discuss; opinions, reactions, themes, symbolism

Logic
Critical Thinking Books 1 & 2

Languages
Essential Latin(Better Read than Dead) by G.D.A Sharpley 

Mathematics
Mathematics.com.au
Open Uni - Applied Mathematics

Science
Open Uni - General Physics

History
History of the Church - Didache


Malachi

Faith
A Philadelphia Catholic in King James’s Court by Martin de Porres Kennedy
Beginning Apologetics set Book 1
Read at least two Saint biographies.
Type 2 narrations, minimum of 300 words

English
Grammar and Composition
Write daily and polish pieces.
Writing Club with Sr Judith
Copywork
Narrations Written
Character Based Lessons
Essay Writing - Writer's Workshop - Roper, 

Spelling
Schonell's - 5 lists/wk

Dictation
Spelling Wisdom x 2/wk

Typing
Online program - 30 min/wk

Literature
Read at least two classic, saints and history books independently.

Poetry
Grammar of Poetry
Read poetry daily as family
Resources
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath - Laura Berquist
The Four Corners (Aust)

Logic
The Fallacy Detective - Nathaniel Bluedorn

Languages
Visual Latin
Essential Latin (Better Read than Dead) by G.D.A Sharpley 

Mathematics
Daily
Mathematics.com.au x 1hr+/wk

Science 
Watch 1+/wk. Take notes!! when reading and watching!!
Hippo Campus
Bill Nye
Creation Online VideosUndertake project at least once a week and record
100 Engineering Projects

History
Australian Pioneers
Notebook, narrate,
Living books from our Library
History of Australia - Manning Clark
Pictorial History - Catholic & Secular
Australian movies


Mariah

Faith
Continue with Confirmation prep. 
Resources
My Path to Heaven, 
Faith and Life Series Bk 5, 
Confirmation Catechism
St Patrick's Summer
Illustrated Catechism - Inos Biffi
Notebooking pages - Faith
Faith Worksheets

English
Grammar and Composition
Write daily and polish pieces.
Writing Club
Copywork
Story Starters
Narrations Written.
Character Based Lessons
Essay Writing - Writer's Workshop - Roper, 

Spelling
Spell Well x 2pgs/wk

Dictation
Spelling Wisdom x 2/wk

Literature
Each term read at least two classic, saints and history books independently.

Poetry
Grammar of Poetry
Daily Read & Enjoy
Resources
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath - Laura Berquist
The Four Corners (Aust)

Mathematics
Singapore Maths.
Daily

Science/Nature/History/Geography
Project suggestions:
Horses
Australian Birds
Turtles
Platypus
Koalas
Snakes

Art and Craft
Once weekly
Resources
Pinterest


Genevieve

Faith
Daily read aloud from saints chapter book or short stories.
Resources
Notebooking pages - Faith
New Catholic Picture Bible by Rev. Laurence G.Lovasik. 
Catholic Picture Books

English
Reading
Continue daily reading practice.

Writing
Write daily and polish pieces.
Copywork
Story writing x 2/wk 
Oral narration, dictate to mum
Writing Club

Spelling
All About Spelling x 2/wk

Dictation
x2/wk - Qld readers or Spelling Wisdom

Literature
Every day read chapter books aimed to Genevieve's interest and ability.
She may like to join in A Book & Activity

Poetry
Daily Read & Enjoy

Maths
Singapore Maths.

Science/Nature/History/Geography
Project suggestions:
Australian Birds
Platypus
Cheetah
Turtle
Penguin
Dolphin

Art and Craft
Once weekly
Resources
Pinterest

Saxon

Faith
Continuing with First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion prep.
Resources
CHC stories
First Communion Saints
Catholic Picture Books
The Mass Book for Children and Little Acts of Grace - Rosemary Gortler and Donna Piscitelli
My Jesus and I 

English
Reading
Continuing with daily reading.  Saxon is reading well but needs consistent practice.

Writing
Not keen on copywork but S needs to do so.
Handwriting Boot Camp - One day a week for all who need practice!
2 stories weekly. 

Spelling
All About Spelling x 2/wk

Literature
Every day read chapter and picture books aimed to Saxon's interest and ability.
As often as possible follow up with A Book & Activity

Poetry
Daily Read & Enjoy

Mathematics
Saxon is very advanced in maths, time to 'step it up'
Resources
Singapore Maths
Living Maths Books

Science/Nature/History/Geography
Project suggestions:
Bears
Snakes
Antarctica
The Weather
How Australia got 'bigger'

Art/ Craft
Once weekly
Resources
Pinterest

Ignatius
Picture books daily, including Faith readings
Craft and table time activities.

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