Form I

Years 1-3

A Mind in the Light Curriculum © 2019 Lisa Kelly. All rights reserved.

Resources for each year can be found under its own subject heading. For example, the links for A Child's History of the World can be found under the tab Resources and then under World History. 

Skill Subjects


For each year of Years 1-3

Choose a book for religion, if you wish.

Choose a program for math.

Choose a handwriting program.

Choose a program for phonics and/or reading for Years 1-3, as needed.

Include reading aloud.

Grammar-start in Term 3 of Year 3, as best fits.

Introduce a modern language.


Include copywork or transcription, but only when readiness has been established-transition to a copybook in Year 3, if you wish.

Include narration.

Dictation-start in Term 3 of Year 2 or Term 1 of Year 3, as best fits.

Include recitations.


Form One Overview -PDF File

 Sample Book Lists, Schedules & Published Resources

Samples for published resources can be found at the Shop!

 Year One















Year One Book List -Sample

Year One Sample Schedule

Young Readers Book List


Natural Worlds One: Companion Album 6 x 9

Send an email for a FREE PDF file of Resource Pages to accompany Year One: The Complete Guide

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Year Two















Year Two Book List -Sample

Year Two Sample Schedule

Developing  Readers Book List


The Children's Book of Birds -8.5 x 11 Digital

The Children's Book of Birds -6 x 9 Print

Famous Legends -6 x 9 -Print

Famous Legends -8.5 x 11 Digital


Famous Legends is needed but can be accessed for free in the public domain.

Send an email for a FREE PDF file of Fairies and Chimneys and Bird Cards 

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