Our 2015-2016 Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Our Homeschool Curriculum plan for 8th, and 11th/12th grade, FiveJs.com

Last year's curriculum plan, as usual, changed a bit. One of the changes was that we ended up dropping home ec about 3 months in to the school year because of stress and time constraints while we were fostering 2 little boys (it's a long story). But this coming year, we're hoping to stay on track better. One reason […]

Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Five J's 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plan for 6th grade, 9th grade, and 11th grade

There are a lot of changes going on at the Five J's home. For starters, my husband is retiring from full-time music ministry in a few weeks and will be working from home with me at Five J's Design (and helping me develop a curriculum we hope to have out by the beginning of 2014!). […]

Our 5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum


We're now two weeks into our school year, and I'm happy to say I've finally figured out what curriculum my 5th grader is doing. Here's a rundown of what she'll be finishing up the rest of the year. Language Arts: We are using the Level 2 Language Arts program by Michael Clay Thompson which includes […]

Our 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Plan

8th grade homeschool curriculum

Here is a rundown of our curriculum plan for my daughter Jerah who will be in the 8th grade next year. English Jerah took a Writer's Workshop class through The Potter's School this year, and next year she'll move on to an English 1 course. She'll also be doing independent reading in addition to her […]

Our 10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Plan

homeschool high school curriculum plan

Our first year of homeschooling high school has been a bit of a challenge. We're making it through, but due to some struggles my 9th grader has had with motivation, some of the credits we'd planned on granting for his freshman year just didn't happen. He'll end up with about 5.5 credits for his freshman […]

Our 2011-2012 Homeschool Curriculum

4-7-9 curriculum

Between music camp, a writing workshop in Kansas, and a dozen other activities, I've been trying to finalize our homeschool curriculum plan for this upcoming school year. And I'm elated to say the plan is finally done, and nearly all the curriculum has been ordered. Here's our homeschool curriculum plan for the upcoming year. And […]

Our 2010-2011 Homeschool Curriculum

3-6-8 curriculum

I've found that even after five years of homeschooling, I'm still making a lot of adjustments to our curriculum each year. This coming year some of the adjustments are due to the fact that I need some subjects to be independent for my kids, hence the self-teaching math my older two are switching to. As […]