A Snapshot of School for our 11yo

Ryan – 11yo – 6th thru 8th grade studies – Subjects (Much of these are self-directed)
  • LA – Public Speaking – Storytelling workshops (Hasn’t told any stories in public yet)
  • LA – Creative Writing: Igniting Your Writing 
  • Elec. – Drama: A Christmas Carol, The Legend of Pocahontas
  • Math: Pre Algebra/Teaching Texbooks, LOF Fractions
  • For. Lang – Intro to languages: German, Italian, Greek, French, Japanese (Michel Thomas Tapes of Foreign Languages for beginners and Pimsleur Language Programs)
  • Foreign Language: Latin for Beginners
  • SS – History & Geography: US States & Capitals, Okinawa, photojournaling
  • SS – Civics: KY State & US Government
  • Tech.- Computer: Computer & video game history, internet research, blogging
  • Bible: Phillipians, James, Galatians, Gospel of John
  • LA – Reading: All reading is self-directed, Ryan most often chooses instructional non-fiction, he doesn’t care for most fiction
  • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking: Mythbusters, Mystery gaming software, Mastering Rubik’s 2×2, 3×3, 4×4, Mastering illusion & slight of hand (prestidigitation)
  • Science: The New Answers Book Online by Ken Ham, Human Body as it relates to muscles/flexibility/diet, Biographies: Louis Pasteur & John James Audubon
  • Elec. – Ministry: Music & multimedia for Celebrate Recovery ministry
  • Elec. – Music: Acoustic Guitar, Rod and Staff: Beginning in Music
  • PE: Self-defense, Martial Arts, Body building, Mile Walk/Run, National President’s Challenge
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