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~~~~~~~School ~~~~~~~~ Ligthed Paths Academy updated 3/06

"God's word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto  our path."                    Psalm 119:105

"Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire."

2005-2006 School Year

March 2006

Well, the school year is almost over, and we're just getting around to updating.  It’s hard to believe we’ve been homeschooling since 1997!    

Matt is a freshman at the local Classical School.  You can check out what he's been doing on the right.  We miss having him home with us all day, but he’s enjoying school and is doing well.

Megan is in 5th grade and at home again this year.  See what she's been learning at the right.  

Miyah turned two this school year and is learning new things every day.   




Matt’s reading list:

September: Augustine's Confessions
October: Beowulf
November: Sir Gawain
December: Dante's The Inferno
January: Scott's The Talisman
February: Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
March: Marlowe's Faustus
April: Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress

Megan’s reading list:

Call it Courage,

Red Sand, Blue Sky,

The Big Wave,

Born in the Year of Courage,

The Cat that Went to Heaven,

Sadako and the Paper Cranes,

The Kite Fighters,

God’s Adventurer: Hudson Taylor,

Li Lun, Lad of Courage,

Mission to Cathay,

Water Sky,

Incredible Journey,

Just So Stories,

Around the World in Eighty Days,

Ali and the Golden Eagle,

King of the Wind,

Star of Light,

Beat the Story Drum, Pum Pum,

Louis Braille,


History reading list:

Torches of Joy,

100 Gateway Cities,

Commodore Perry in the Land of Shogun,

Ancient China Treasure Chest,

Eric Liddell: Something Greater than God,

Genghis Khan & the Mongol Horde,

The Mongols,

Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?,

William Carey: Oblinged to Go,

India: The Culture ,


Teresa of Calcutta,

India: The People,

Arabs in the Golden Age,

Mary Slessor: Forward Into Calabar,

Escape to the Jungle,

A Glorious Age in Africa,


Read alouds:

The Island of the Blue Dolphins,

All the Small Poems,

The Master Puppeteer,

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze ,

The House of Sixty Fathers,

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase,

The Land I Lost,

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons,

Journey to Jo’burg,

The Horse and His Boy,



"No one has yet truly realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.  The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."   ~Emma Goldman