We will begin our new school year on June 30th. I will have 8th and 10th graders. This is our curriculum for this coming year: Language arts/spelling/grammar: Total Language Plus Daily Silent Reading: Age appropriate books of their choice Math: Teaching textbooks Algebra for both kids. The oldest will move to Geometry after Xmas. Science: Apologia Physical Science Typing: Free on line program ASL for 8th grader: Free on line program German for 10th grader: Rosetta Stone American History (our own curriculum): We will be reading the following books this year, and doing assignments/projects based on these books....... •George Washington: True Patriot •Thomas Jefferson for Kids •Thomas Jefferson Biography •The Journals of Lewis and Clark •Women’s Diaries of Westward Expansion •Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths, & True Tales •A Kid’s Guide to Washington D.C. •Uncle Tom’s Cabin •Stonewall Jackson’s Battle of Harpers Ferry •Abraham Lincoln Biography •The Red Badge of Courage •Harriet Tubman •Stories in Uniform Have any of you read any of these books?