Here's a look at what we do most days before lunch:
Millie - 5th Grade:
Typing - www.TypingWeb.com. It's a great program, and it's free.
Math Drills - She uses www.Xtramath.org. She's still working on her subtraction facts. Once she gets 90% accuracy, she'll move on to her multiplication facts. She's currently at 85%.
Piano - a variety of books, and meeting with a teacher once per week.
Math - Life of Fred
Spelling - She gets a list each week, based on words she USED that she spelled incorrectly. We don't do tests. She just has to print and write each word, and do a project using her spelling words each week. It can be as simple as spelling out the words using stickers, to making a commercial using all the words in a script, and video taping it.
Reading - She has a list of books that she's reading throughout the year. Right now she's focusing on NaNoWriMo, so I haven't assigned a book to her. She's reading The Call Of The Wild because she wants to. It's the "Classic Starts" version, which I wouldn't have assigned to her. I purchased it before I read A Thomas Jefferson Education (a game changer, for sure!).
English - She's using Bob Jones English. I love it! Right now she's learning about plays, and writing her own "play" version of an Aesop Fable (The Horse and the Stag).
Elise - 1st Grade:
Math - Saxon 1. Right now she's working on her "doubles facts," graphing, writing her numbers, and using a scale. She loooooooves it.
Reading - She's plugging away at All About Reading. She's averaging a lesson per week.
Literature - We read a story each week (unless I fall off the bandwagon, as I have the past two weeks), and do dictation or copy work, and a project based on the book. Right now we're reading The Giving Tree and doing work based on that book (my favorite children's book off all time!).
So, those are our 3 R's. We do these subjects in the morning, before lunch. After lunch we dig into the "fun" subjects, like history, science, DIY, and personal exploration.