Jessica - our HSing looks so similar.
We have also started. We go year round for a few reasons: the boys (and us) need consistent structure and we all like having more frequent, smaller breaks. Plus this year I need to plan some maternity time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so we started even earlier than normal.
I'm also using the file crate system. I'm almost done with the whole year; I started with doing weeks 1-6 for all subjects and have been filling in the rest slowly. We are in week 5, and will take a break after week 6, so it should all be done before we begin week 7 in September. I love having everything all planned already, all copied already and just plain ready to go. I also think I'm doing more with my PreKer by having things planned and in files for him as well. (He's still a wild card and I don't make him do anything, but often he will willingly come sit and do some activities with us at the table.)For ds#1:
Miquon & Singapore Math 3A/B:
He's in the Yellow Miquon book and half way through SM 3A. The goal is to be done with Miquon and 3B by June. This coming spring/summer, he will start Life of Fred Fractions on Fridays (basically once Miquon is done we'll start LoF).WWE 4 and FLL 3/4:
He's half-way through FLL 3; he should be starting FLL 4 in January. I'm debating, though, putting him in Growing with Grammar 4 instead of FLL 4 just to free up a small amount of me-led instruction in his day. He's also finishing up HOP Master Reader and working through the last part of Phonics Pathways. I think by the spring, he'll be considered on grade-level for reading; it has been a long journey, but once we started HOP and PP, he has made huge improvements in a relatively short period of time.AAS 4-6:
He's almost done with level four of AAS. We love this program. He'll more than likely finish level 5 and 6 this school year. After that, I may continue him on Phonics Zoo from IEW, but have not decided. It depends on how he's doing with spelling in his writing/dictation/etc. to whether he needs more spelling reinforcement.
He's also working through SM Challenging Word Problems 3, ETC 5 & 6 (and maybe 7 and/or 8), Building Thinking Skills, Mad Minute math facts, and Beginning Outlining as independent work - he has a box with those books and a check-list to work through as he's waiting for me while I teach a brother.Ds#2:
Miquon & Singapore Math 1B/2A (and maybe 2B)
: He's almost done with SM 1B and will start Miquon Blue when done. He'll probably listen along with LoF but won't actually do LoF on his own until 4th grade.WWE 2 and FLL 2.AAS 3 & 4 (and maybe 5)
: He's doing very well with this too. We take it a little bit more slowly than ds#1, but not by much.
And he is working through SM CWP 1, ETC 3 & 4, Building Thinking Skills, and Mad Minute math facts as independent work.Together the boys are doing:
Latin for Children
A: We just started and it's going well. I am spreading LfC A over two years for us all to get used to the vocabulary and grammar.Michael Clay Thompson Island level
: We do this together at lunch time. We have read through Grammar Island once already and are now reading through it a second time while we also read through the other books. We do 3-4 Practice Island sentences on the board each week. They are getting pretty good about labeling the various parts of speech.History Odyssey Ancients, level 1
: We started this last year so we are finishing it this year, taking 2 weeks per lesson. It's almost too slow, but it's already planned, copied and filed, and I don't feel like speeding it up and then needing to plan, copy, and file HO Middle Ages. REAL Science Odyssey Earth & Space level 1:
I'm not 100% happy with this (I have yet to find a science program I/we like), but it is helping us be a little more hands-on in our science, and with planning, filing, and copying (and using a modified loop schedule), we are actually getting science done, so I'm going with it this year.Ds#3:
HWOT preK, Get Ready for the Code, some K level math pages, PreK/K unit books (right now we're doing insects), and just reading. He also loves doing Phonics Pathways and really wants to learn to read.
Phew ... I think that is all! Right now dh is still home on summer break, and though it's nice having him here, the days he's been gone (meetings), we get more done in less time.