INDIVIDUAL HOME INSTRUCTION PLAN
NAME OF CHILD:
GRADE LEVEL: 7
TODAY'S DATE: July, 3 2011
SCHOOL YEAR: 2011-2012
DATES FOR SUBMITTAL OF QUARTERLY REPORTS:
11/15/11, 1/30/12, 4/15/12, 6/30/12
Jonathon will be using various methods/tools for 7th-grade instruction in all the subjects specified in Section 100.10 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. The corresponding subtopics may include and are not limited to:
Prime and composite numbers, square root, order of operations, absolute value, inequalities, numeration, properties of nonnegative integers, rational numbers and fractions, ratio, proportion, percent, finite, infinite, and empty sets, basic geometry concepts and terms, development and use of formulas, perimeter, circumference, area, metric and customary measurement ,reading and constructing graphs, measures of central tendency: mean, mode, median, range, elementary business mathematics, use of calculators and computers.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Basic Mathematics (Abeka Publishing).Various reference materials: Calculator, books, Sullivan free library, games, internet websites, worksheets, workbooks.
Improving reading skills, literary terms, novels, short stories, plays, myths, legends, ballads, types of poetry, biography and autobiography, planning and producing dramatizations, speech activities. listening skills, refining dictionary skills, spelling, parts of speech, number, gender of nouns and pronouns ,punctuation of conversation, clauses and phrases, compound sentences, writing descriptions, reports, journals, letters, note taking and outlining, extending reference skills: atlases, directories, encyclopedias, periodicals, on-line information services, and other electronic reference material, library organization, penmanship.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Composition and grammar 1 (Abeka publications) Penmanship for Christian Writing (Rod and Staff Publishers) ,Spelling by Sound and Structure (Rod and Staff Publishers), Reading 7th: A time to gather (Rod and Staff Publishing). Various reference materials: dictionaries, thesaurus, fiction and non-fiction books, Sullivan free library, journal/narrative/essay/poetry writing books, Internet websites.
U.S. History, Geography
Voyages of Columbus, Spanish exploration, other explorations, the first colonies, English colonies ,wars with France, The American Revolution, British control, rebellion of the colonies, war for independence , Constitution, Jacksonian Era, Industrial Revolution, The Civil War, Reconstruction, Gilded Age, Progressive era, World War I, Great Depression ,World War II, origins of the Cold War, Vietnam, Truman to Nixon, Ending of the Cold War.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: America: The land I love (Abeka Publishing) Various reference materials: dictionaries, thesaurus, globe, atlas, maps, encyclopedias, biographies and non-fiction books, Sullivan free library, internet websites, art, magazines, videos, projects, research and writing essays.
Plants,human Anatomy & physiology ,creation & science, biological classification, mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, & amphibians (cold-blooded), insects & other arthropods, microbiology, forestry, ecology.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Science Order and Design (Abeka Publishing). Various reference materials: dictionaries, thesaurus, globe, atlas, maps, encyclopedias, biographies and non-fiction books, Sullivan free library, internet websites, art, magazines, videos, projects, experiments, hands on activities, microscope.
Wide exposure to all forms of music, singing, instruments.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Developing in Music (Rod and Staff Publishers)
Various reference materials: DVD and videos, music CDs, songs, sing along.
Art appreciation, art history, computer drawing skills, Corel software basics, exploration of various mediums and techniques.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: YMCA, Various reference materials: biographies books, Sullivan free library, internet websites, magazines, videos. Various art supplies: clay, paint, crayons, pencils, sketchpads, felt, chalk, Wacom Bamboo and Corel Software.
Various Personal Health and Fitness, learning a safe and healthy Environment
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Daily routine exercises, swimming, bike riding, dog walking, Exercise DVD and videos, Sullivan Parks and Recreation, YMCA.
Health/Safety (integrated into science, and daily family life)
Good grooming and posture, Dental health, Healthy habits and lifestyles, Exercise and fitness, Effects of stimulants and narcotics, Functions of the body, Circulation and respiration, Germ theory, Sexually transmitted diseases, Family life, Toxins and antitoxins, Antibiotics, Immunization, Chemotherapy, Genetic disorders, Personal and public safety, Accident prevention, Personality development, Substance abuse.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Various reference material: Family physician and dentist, Reference books, internet sites, Sullivan Free Library.
Practical Arts / Technology (integrated into math, science, and daily family life)
Household finances, balancing, cooking and recipes, home maintenance, vehicle care and maintenance, furniture design and restoration.
Instruction methods/tools may include and shall not be limited to: Hands on activities with family
As per Education Law, sections 801, 804, 806 and 808, the following subjects to be covered: patriotism and citizenship; health education regarding alcohol, drug and tobacco misuse; highway safety and traffic regulations, including bicycle safety; and fire and arson prevention and safety.
Primary instruction to CHILD's NAME will be provided by NAME and NAME, his parents. Supplemental instruction will be provided by others, as necessary.