Simply Classical Curriculum: Level One - Sentences, Sums, & Stories Lesson Plans for One Year is part of the Memoria Press special-needs classical readiness program.
This lesson plan guide contains only the lesson plans to use with the full set of books recommended for the Memoria Press Simply Classical Level 1 course. It cannot be used independently.
The lesson plans are broken up into individual tasks for each subject for each day. For example, on Monday of Week 5, assignments are given for the subjects of reading/phonics, arithmetic, copybook/memory, and wonder/beauty/imagination (literature, science ,history, world, art, and music). Each task has a checkbox to easily keep track of which assignments were completed.
A pre-test assessment is provided along with a rubric for parents to assess skills to be developed during the program.
Please note that this is a lesson plan book that uses other resources (not included and sold-separately); it does not contain the teaching content itself. Please see the "more images" sample pages above for a list of required resources.
103 pages, spiral-bound, paper cover.
Gently-paced, Simply Classical Level 1 introduces your special-needs child to literature, poetry, music, art, history, geography, science, and the world. Tactile/sensory and movement/kinesthetic activities are integrated to aid learning and memory in reading, writing, and arithmetic for special-needs students. Through explicit step-by-step instruction and ample review, you will teach your student to:
- Read words and sentences
- Achieve mastery of foundational arithmetic facts and skills
- Learn timeless biblical stories with memory verses
- Improve penmanship, oral language, and written expression
Appreciate beautiful books, art, and music
This set of lesson plans is designed to be used with the Simply Classical Memoria Press special-needs classical readiness program.
This set of "Wonder, Beauty, and Imagination" lesson plans, covering Bible, History, Geography, Science, Literature, Art and Music, organizes tasks in an easy-to-follow grid-box layout. Boxes cover Monday-Friday for each of the 34 weeks covered by this lesson plan, with all assignments included in the daily box. Notes on what resources to assign are included along with various activities, movements, and Bible verses to teach. The book The Story Bible (not included and sold-separately) is required to use this set of lesson plans, as well as a number of other resources.
Please note that this set of lessons plans is already included in the Memoria Press Simply Classical Level 1 Lesson Plans (sold-separately).
The following resources are required to use this lesson plan (not-included):
- The Story Bible
- The Creation Story for Children
- A Child's Book of Poems
- Hailstones and Halibut Bones
- Kindergarten Art Cards
- First Grade Art Cards
- The Days Gone By CD
- My Nature Journal
- The Important Book
- Ox-Cart Man
- Bread and Jam for Frances
- The Story of Ferdinand
- This is the Feast
- A Tree is Nice
- The Little Fir Tree
- Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
- The Twelve Days of Christmas
- Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
- Gregory's Shadow
- Pancakes, Pancakes!
- Come On, Rain!
- The Seven Silly Eaters
- A House for Hermit Crab
- Owl Moon
- The Vegetables We Eat
- Bugs Are Insects
- From Seed to Plant
- Hide and Seek Fog
- Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus
- How to Make An Apple Pie and See the World
- The Big Dipper
- A Tree is a Plant
- Where Are the Night Animals?
- Snow is Falling
- Wonders of Nature
- All Things Bright and Beautiful
- Milk: From Cow to Carton
- From Tadpole to Frog
- From Caterpillar to Butterfly