Resources

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These are the resources we’re currently using:

For History and Literature, we’re studying the Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance our resources are:

The Warmth of Other Sunsby Isabel Wilkerson

Wrapped in Rainbows by Valerie Boyd

The 100 Best African American Poems by Nikki Giovanni

Hip Hop Poetry and the Classics by Alan Sitomer

Our Math curriculum of choice is:

VideoText Interactive Algebra

Teaching Textbooks

Prior to the Covid-19 crisis, the girls attended a Science class two times a week at a local co-op. Now their teacher pre-records lectures for them to watch and then assigns review questions, study guides, and tests. They are using this textbook:

Apologia Science Exploring Creation with Biology

The boy is allowed to choose books and resources for Science based on the topics he’s interested in. Currently, he’s reading books from the Science Comics series:

Science Comics: Trees: Kings of the Forest by Andy Hirsch

Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine by Tory Woollcott

Science Comics: Wild Weather: Storms, Meteorology, and Climate by MK Reed

For Writing and Grammar, we mostly do narrative writing and creative writing. When we do formal grammar lessons, the girls use:

Mastering Written Sentences: Self-Teaching Exercises for College Writers by Mary Epes

Sentence Skills: A Workbook for Writers, Form A : A Workbook for Writers Form A by John Langan

The boy is using:

Writing Fabulous Sentences & Paragraphs, Grades 4-6

Grammar, Grades 5 – 6 (The 100+ Series™)

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