Year One Selections
Adding to skill subjects such as math, reading and foreign language, and following the teaching methods and philosophy of Charlotte Mason [See notes: HERE], complete the steps below to create your own Year One curriculum. Click on the images to learn more of each guide, see samples and purchase.
Step 1: History
Choose World or American History or Both:
[3 terms equal 1 school year, since each term is 12 weeks and 3 terms equal 36 weeks.]
Step 2: Geography
Step 3: Natural History
Choose 1-3, depending on how many terms you devote to each guide:
Step 4: The Children's Hour
Choose 2-3 Poets:
A. A. Milne
Robert Louis Stevenson
Watler de lar Mare
Choose 2 from Tales, Myths & Legends, with one being Spinning Straw: Tales of Enchantment [Vol. 1 from Fairy Tale Collection]:
Alternatively: Aesop's Fables -Read 1-2 fable(s) per week and narrate using general narration prompts.
Choose 4-5 Books for Literature:
Step 5: The Arts
a) Choose Music:
Introduction to Music [Highly Recommended] or 3 Composers of Your Choice [Select Here]
b) Choose Art: 3 Artists of Your Choice [Select Here]
Step 6: Handcrafts, Folk Songs, Art & Music Technique
Choose your own Handcrafts, Folk Songs and programs for Art & Music Technique
Step 7: Religion & Hymns [OPT]
Choose your own religious study and hymns, if desired.