Wonder in the Woods

Living and Learning in the Pacific Northwest

Summer Term 2013

Planning four terms for the 2013-2014 school year — Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring.  Each term is 5 weeks with 3 field trips, for a total of 8 weeks.  This is for our Charlotte Mason school one day a week.


9:45  Welcome

10:00 Poetry, Composer and Picture Study  (45 minutes)

10: 45 History & Geography (45 minutes)

11:30  Picnic Lunch

12:15  Art & Handicrafts  (45 minutes)

  • Beginning Drawing (Meaghan)
  • Beginning Watercolor Painting
  • Drying Hydrangeas
  • Sculpey Turtles
  • Needle Felting (Liz F.)

1:00 Science (45 minutes)

1:45  Nature Study  (45 minutes)

  • Nature Notebook and Nature Trays
  • Keeping a Nature Journal by Clare Walker Leslie & Charles E. Roth
  • Handbook of Nature Study — Crows and Red-winged Blackbirds
  • Handbook of Nature Study — Blackberries & Apples
  • Handbook of Nature Study —  Beavers & Cattails
  • Handbook of Nature Study — Soil and Worms
  • Handbook of Nature Study —  Frogs and Duckweed

2:30  Literature  (30 minutes)

  • Selected Books

3:00 Free Play

Optional Field Trips Full Day

  • Build a River, Takena Landing and Calapooia
  • Roaring River Fish Hatchery & Pond

Optional Reading

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

Student Supplies for All Year:

  • (2) 1 inch 3-ring Binders
  • page protectors (optional)
  • 3 hole punched ruled paper
  • Strathmore type watercolor and drawing paper
  • colored pencils
  • #2 pencils
  • charcoal pencils
  • watercolor paint brush set
  • paint tray palette
  • sturdy bug/frog net
  • magnifying glass
  • compass

Shared Supplies:


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This entry was posted on April 24, 2013 by in Charlotte Mason, CM School, Learning.



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