Your home education does not need to reflect a classroom environment but you may wish to align your teachings with the Australian Curriculum. Homeschool in a Box provides the year 1 complete program for you. Below are a list of the learning areas Homeschool in a Box covers in the year 1 Box.
The English box includes a reading program suitable to your childs reading abilities. Phonetic and decodable readers, consonants and vowels sounds learning flashcards and engaging activities will all be provided. Literature, novel and readers are also included in the program box. Handwriting and spelling activties included. The language, literacy and literature focus areas are all covered in the program.
The science box contains weekly programs aligning with the Australian Curriculum as well as the materials required for the fun experiments and ready printed worksheets or tasks. Your child will learn physical, chemical, biological, earth and space sciences by creating and exploring real life experiences.
The Mathematics box includes hands on learning activities focusing on number and algebra, measurement, geometry, statistics and probability all aligned with the Australian Curriculum. the box contains a full 10 week program suited to year 1 students.
Inside the Art box are materials to explore your child's creativity. The arts box includes, paints, crafts, design materials and 10 lessons to engage the students learning.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Humanities and social sciences, H.A.S.S, covers the Geography and History Australian Curriculum outcomes. During year 1 the student will learn chronological events from the past, present and future. In year 1 geography the student will learn about Australia and climate, The H.A.S.S program includes creative ways to display the children's learning and teaching them about research and enquiry.
The Health box focuses on nutrition, well being and healthy lifestyles. The weekly program includes ideas to get physically fit as well as exploration into eating healthy and gardening.