This is my very loose schedule. School may not start at the same time each day. It depends on what time my kids wake up and we are all dressed. I would like to get started no later than 9:30. We will see how it goes. I will, however keep the order of school subjects the same for the most part. It could take shorter or longer each day as well. This is especially true since I have a 17 month old toddler to entertain as well. With that being said, here is my schedule.
Homeschool Schedule( 1st and 3rd grade)
Monday/Wednesday- All subjects( Reading/language arts, math, phonics) plus Science
Tuesday/Thursday– All subjects plus History
Fridays- 2 Fridays Co-op, 2 Fridays art lessons and Library
8:00-9:00– Breakfast, get dressed, TV time, devotion
9:15-9:45: Read Aloud( together)- I will read aloud from a chapter book. I have one for each month. While I am reading, the kids can build with legos, draw, play with magna-tiles or play doh. I usually ask a few follow up questions after I read a chapter.
9:45-10:30: History or Science ( together)- I am alternating days for history and science this year. On Mondays and Wednesdays we will be doing science and on Tuesdays and Thursday we will work on history.
10:30-12:00 Workboxes. Both Children go through their workboxes and complete their reading, phonics, handwriting, and math. I take turns helping/facilitating each child with their assignments. Usually while my son is working on handwriting I can explain math and language arts to my daughter and get her started. While she is independently working I can work with my son on reading and math.
1:00-1:30 Quiet Reading- The kids can pick any book they want to read. My son will need to read to me since he is only in first grade. My daughter can read a chapter or two out of any book she enjoys.
This is what I am aiming for, but with homeschooling it can always change if it doesn’t work. Do you have a schedule you are going to try and follow this year? Or, are you very relaxed and go where the wind takes you? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!