All in Homeschool Curriculum
When I came across Total Health: Talking About Life Changes for Middle School on ChristianBook.com a few years ago, there weren’t many options for health curriculum available for home educating families. The selection was extremely limited, but I knew I wanted a curriculum that would guide me as I taught my daughters about the importance of caring for their bodies.
After struggling with the unnecessary changes in our language arts for most of last school year and part of this school year, I decided to go back to what works for our homeschool which is working through resources that focus on specific grammar skills versus combining all the areas of English in one text.
As an art teacher, you would think we'd completed an art history program by now, but we haven't. I am so glad my daughters mentioned their desire to study art history when we planned our first 12 weeks because this program was one I truly wanted to use with them.
This year my seventh grade daughter is using BJU Press Fundamentals of Math. This is our first full year of using BJU Press math curriculum, and our first middle school math course. I appreciate being able to review a curriculum that we really enjoy.
We've dabbled with Latin for several years in our homeschool. I want my daughters to learn Latin because it is the foundation of many languages, and it is unchanging. There aren't any new words being added to the Latin language nor are the use of pronouns and such being changed with the culture.
I am often asked my thoughts about Jenny Phillips' The Good and The Beautiful Language Arts curriculum because I shared tips for organizing The Good and The Beautiful. It's been about a year since we were first introduced to the curriculum, and today I want to share my thoughts about the language arts program, but first let me answer the question that I am often asked.