For those who like to see your entire week on a single page, I've updated the Cycle 1 Single-Page Planner, to be used with the Foundations Guide 4th Edition from Classical Conversations.
A six-week subject planner is included in this version because I like to see the bigger picture when it comes to subjects like math. This one also includes booklist-, curriculum-, and goal-planning sheets.
To download a copy, click the links below:
Cycle 1 Weekly One-Page Planner: PDF version
Cycle 1 Weekly One-Page Planner: XLS version
Download a yearly school calendar from Calendar Labs to include in your planner!
This planner has been updated with 4th Edition revisions, but it does not include the timeline, since both timelines (whether you're using the old one or the new one) are copyrighted by Veritas Press and Classical Conversations.
For a list of possible resources to use with Cycle 1, go to our Cycle 1 Resources post.
If you prefer a larger, two-page version of this planner, go to Cycle 1 Planner - 2-Page Version.
For some ideas on possible books to include in your Cycle 1 studies, visit:
Amazon Children's Books > History & Historical Fiction > Ancient History
Amazon Children's Books > Science, Nature, and How it Works > Nature
Amazon Children's Books > Science, Nature, and How it Works > Biology
Amazon Children's Books > Science, Nature, and How it Works > Zoology
Amazon Children's Books > Science, Nature, and How it Works > Botany
Amazon Children's Books > Science, Nature, and How it Works > Earth Sciences
Amazon Children's Books > Arts, Crafts, and Music > Art
Tapestry of Grace Recommended Ancient History Books
Sonlight Core B (World History) Book List
Sonlight Core C (World History) Book List
Living Math Books
(Forgive me for that rather foreboding list of links to rather foreboding lists of books. I'm actually planning to use it myself. Maybe.)
Because our family is currently in a fortunate and blessed position to not need the extra income from any of my creations, we've decided as a family to offer our blog as a ministry to other homeschooling families. Supporting other families in their homeschooling endeavors is one of the few ways I can minister to others at this point in my life. It gives me great joy to share my work and to make this small offering of myself... all for the Glory of God.
My hope and prayer is that you are equipped and encouraged by my feeble attempts at writing - and that the few creations I have made for our own family will bless yours as well.
A reminder for all Classical Conversations users:
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