I call it a schedule, but it’s more of a framework… we can move faster if all is going well, but there are breaks scheduled in and time to catch up if we get behind. Believe me, it’s so much easier for me now that my littlest one is 5!
First Day of School, Monday, August 23, 2010
7:30 – Kids up, dressed, beds made, hair combed
8:00 – Breakfast, teeth brushed, start chores (see below)
8:30 – Kids laundry (Cass), Kitchen duty (Em), Bathroom Duty (G)
9:00 – School starts; Math (Cass – one on one teaching); Spelling (Em – the girls are using an independent CD-based program); Worksheet (Garrett)
9:30 – Spelling (Cass); Math (Em – one on one teaching); Worksheet or free time (Garrett)
10:00 – History (Cass & Em – online independent); Math (Garrett – one on one teaching)
10:30 – Snack/Memory time (counting by 5s and 10s; memory songs, etc.)
11:00 – Language (Cass & Em – each can listen in on the other’s; then independent worksheet)
11:30 – Reading (Cass -independent); Phonics (Garrett – one on one); Catch-up or break time (Emma)
12:00 – Lunch
12:30 – Catch up if needed OR break
1:00 – Science (All – reading, then work on lapbooks)
2:00 – Break (Cass), Reading (Emma – out loud)
3:00 – Homework/Catch up/Finish!