Below is a list of books that we are currently using:
Art Appreciation – 13 Artists Children Should Know, 13 Women Artists Children Should Know
Character Building – A Child’s Book of Character Building, Book 1 and 2 / Beautiful Girlhood
Geography – Mapping the World with Art / A Child’s Introduction to the World
German – italki – A great online forum for learning any language in a 1-to-1 student to teacher setting
History – The Story of the World / Oxford First Ancient History / The Kingfisher Illustrated History of the World / Seeker of Knowledge (a book on Egyptian hieroglyphs)
Hymn Study – Hidden Pearls: Great Hymns of Faith and their Inspiring Untold Stories
Language Arts (Copywork, Grammar, Handwriting, Dictation/Spelling) – First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Levels 1-3
A book I used for teaching my middle child to read, who had shown no interest in reading prior to age 6, was Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Math – We started out with Conquer Maths (an online UK Maths programme), and are now using Life of Fred
Music (Piano Practicals & Theory) – John Thompson’s Modern Course for the Piano, Part 1-4 / Piano Lessons Made Easy, Level 1-3 / Theory Made Easy for Little Children, Levels 1 & 2
Science – R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey – Life
Music (Music Appreciation) – The Story of the Orchestra
Unit Studies – sourced from CurrClick covering different subject matter. Currclick also offers online classes.
We have an extensive home-library with numerous other books that we use, or refer to from time to time, for our home-learning but the above books form the main core of our present home-school curriculum.