When that new stack of books arrives for the next homeschool year, what do you do with it? In chapter two, we learned about setting up the homeschool room and in chapter 3, choosing your curriculum, so now, with your stack of books, you are ready for the next step, Chapter 4: Organizing Your Curriculum.
You will need:
#1 Look at Your Homeschool Schedule
First, look at your homeschool schedule. How many blocks of time are planned? For example, this is our Kindergarten Schedule. Look down the column, and you will see 5 blocks of time.
Here is what is happening in each block:
Now it's your turn. Count the time blocks on the schedule(s) you are using for the upcoming year. If you are using our schedule, see them here:
#2 A Drawer for Each Block
In your plastic drawer organizer (or shelf), place the books and supplies you will need for each time block. Going back to our Kindergarten Schedule, here is what might be in each drawer.
#3 Add Labels
Lastly, you can add labels to show what subject(s) are in each drawer.
A Few More Options & Resources
I'm sure there are many other wonderful ways to organize curriculum. If you have an efficient way, do share!
Renee Metzler holds a degree in Secondary Ed, English from Bloomsburg University of PA. She is a homeschool mom of 4 children and is loves to share her joy of lesson planning and curriculum.
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