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### 1/2 Sized Check Register

May 2013 - Household Planners > Half-Sized

Requested - Basic Check Register for the 1/2-sized planner, sometimes called personal sized, and the requester called it junior sized. There are two files - One prints a pair of vertical registers and a second file prints a horizontal register.

### V Planner V3- GS-QP Grade Scale, Quality Points

May 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner

An article describing how to use the worksheet GS-QP in V Planner V3. GS-QP refers to Grade Scale and Quality Points and it is the sheet where the grade scales are made.

### V Planner Video: FIX: How To Unlock a Drop-Down List - Easy

April 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
Unlock A Cell
Sometimes I forget to unlock the cells into which I have placed dropdown lists. My most recent embarrassment is in V3 where I didn't unlock any of the Master/Override list cells. 4/28/2013

### V Planner Video: Tip: How To Expand the Height of the Rows

April 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
Make Rows Taller
How to make the rows taller so that all of the contents are displayed. Example shows lesson planner "Block1."
4/28/2013

### V Planner Video: What is a Beta V Planner?

April 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
What does Beta Mean regarding the V Planners?
Beta means "don't use this planner, play with it; learn how it works"
4/28/2013

### V Planner Video: Which V Planner am I Using?

April 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
How to Know!
This short video goes over how to tell which V Planner that you are using.
4/28/2013

### More Printable Graph paper

April 2013 - Math > Paper
To the original graph paper page I have added 10 more sizes. These papers have gray graph lines with black dividing lines. The graph is divided every 3, 5, or 10 squares. Two sizes are made with both regular and wide margins. One special file is designed for a small garden.

### Spelling Bee Award Certificates

April 2013 - English > Spelling
Two files - the Spelling Bee Winner and the Spelling Bee Champion. The Champion file is the year-end award for the child who won the most spelling bees. The Winner file has four certificates per page that you would sign, date, and hand to the winner of each spelling bee.

### V Planner V3 - How to Use the Master/Override Drop-down in the Lesson Planners

April 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
Applies to V Planner V3.
A new feature in V3 that allows you to either set a system (Date or Number) per planner or set a system (Date or Number) per subject.

### High School Diploma - Sans Border

March 2013 - Homeschool Planner
Requested - The diploma pictured here, but without the border. It is a typeable PDF.

### Handwriting Paper with Colored Rule and Yellow Stripe Paper

March 2013 - Handwriting > Paper
New Yellow Stripe handwriting rule papers in 5 rule heights and in horizontal format.

### Using the Bump Column to Create a Lesson Plan Sequence for the Date Planners

March 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
Applies to all planner with a bump column [March - 2013]

### 9mm Filler Paper with Images

March 2013 - Penmanship > Paper
The printable filler paper on this page feature a rule height of approximately 9mm. The rule is blue with pink margin lines and the outside margin line is olive. All but one file feature a small image at the top of the page. Each paper has a header that reads: by: and date:

### How Lesson Plan Columns are Handled in the Planners

March 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
This video explains how the 3 columns of lesson plans are handled in the planners. Please watch this video before adding lesson plans to the S-Sheets. [March - 2013]

### How to Use the Char Planner

March 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
How to use the Char Planner - a planner in which, if your computer uses a character map, line breaks may be added after each lesson plan. [March - 2013]

### How to Use a Special S-Sheet for the 2nd Semester

March 2013 - Homeschool Planners > V Planner
High School V Planner- How to set up a special s-sheet for the 2nd semester [March - 2013]

### Cube Templates and How-To Pages

December 2012 - Art > Crafts
Word templates that may be used to create paper cubes with pictures. Each template makes a certain sized cube, there are 7 sizes. Use the cubes for education or to make photo cubes.
How to Pages: Working with the Pictures
Pre-folding and How to Cut the Cube
Folding the Cube

### Gift Tag Page Changes

December 2012 - Art > Crafts
There are 3 new pre-made gift tag sheets, two are suitable for Christmas. The blank tag template has been redone to make it better. That's a pitiful description.

### Spicy Popcorn Recipe and Recipe Card

December 2012 - Household > Recipes
The Spicy Popcorn page will be new to most of you. Today I updated the instructions to reflect exactly how I make the popcorn; I've been making it for years, and I added a 4x6 recipe card in the Microsoft Word formats of - DOC and DOCX.

### Blank Undated "Dated" Calendar

November 2012 - Calendars > Monthly
Calendar shown here is an example of using the calendars. This is an undated "dated" blank monthly calendar. The blocks that should contain dates are bordered and the month and year is noted on the bottom of each page.

### Fantasy Fudge Recipe and Recipe Cards

November 2012 - Household > Recipes
Fantasy Fudge from the Kraft Marshmallow label - Our family's been making this particular fudge for decades. The recipe is online and I added recipe cards, a pdf of 4 small cards and the typical 4x6 recipe card size in doc and docx.

### 13 Meals - The Repeating Meal Method of Meal Planning

November 2012 - Calendars > Monthly
13 Meals is a method of meal planning for a month that I started doing a long time ago. I based this method on the repeating meal. This method is best when a shopping list is also made as this typically saves money at the grocery store.

### The Category Method of Meal Planning & the Running Records

November 2012 - Calendars > Monthly
The Category Method of Meal Planning - There are several ways to plan meals and ways to not plan meals. This page explains Meal Categories, which basically, is a record of meals. If you like keeping records, then this record of meals is something that you can refer to during those large parts of your life when you do not plan meals, you just make them.

### Menu Planner

November 2012 - Calendars > Monthly
A menu planner in two colors - black and white, and blue and white. This planner allows you to keep a running record of meals and it has the typical menu planner files to go with it. Part of this menu planner is based on my category method of making meal plans.

### Vertical Monthly Notebook Calendars

November 2012 - Calendars > Monthly
Of course calendars continue to occupy work and I can't seem to resist making new calendar styles. This new style is a one-page monthly calendar that has ruled lines, most of which are dated.

### Month on a Page Household Planner

November 2012 - Household > Full Sized > Month-on-a-Page
I came across a file that I had forgotten about. It is a "Month on a Page" type of calendar. This one is called List Top and I have a non-dated version of it at Calendars > Blank Calendars. Anyway, I made a whole lot of dated "List Top" calendars.

### Printable Undated Calendars

November 2012 - Calendars > Blank
Requested: Blank Calendar in the Blue Calendar style and the Frame Calendar style. These files are placed on the Blank Calendar page at Calendars > Blank

### Printable Horizontal Monthly Calendars

November 2012 - Calendars > Horizontal Monthly
The only dated "wall" calendar that I have was expiring this year (and I just removed it from the page) and I made another wall calendar to take it's place. It's made in the same style as the Colonial Set.

### Homeschool Attendance Records

November 2012 - Homeschool Planner > Administrative > Attendance
Attendance H - an attendance calendar that can be used for several children. I made 3 versions of this new attendance calendar - one for 2 children (1 page), one for 4 children (2 pages), and one for 7 children (3 pages). I am calling it Attendance H because it prints horizontally.

### Prepositional Phrases

November 2012 - English > Grammar
While working on the page, Prepositional Phrases, I added files for the Thanksgiving song by Lydia Maria Child: Over the River and Through the Wood. The pdf version has a ruled right side for anything that you deem useful.

### 3-Year Calendar

November 2012 - Calendars > 12+ Months
3-Year Calendar - Someone requested a 3-year per page calendar a few days ago and so I made the calendars and now they are online.

### Easy Grammar - Preposition Bingo & Lists

November 2012 - Homeschooling > Games
Someone asked for a certain list of prepositions today and that led me down a bunny trail that ended with making preposition lists and a short, maybe very short, preposition bingo game that uses the prepositions from Easy Grammar grades 3 and 4. All files, game and lists, are found at this link.

### Colonial Planner Attendance Calendar

August 2012 - Homeschool Planner > Administrative > Attendance
I was recently updating the files for the 2-page dated attendance form when I realized that I needed to make one more for August - one that included January in both the 1st and 2nd semesters. Our homeschool year typically started in August and the 2nd semester started in January. Once in a while the 1st semester used part of January. So now we have a 2-page attendance calendar with two Januaries.

Here at donnayoung.org you will find free schedules for some of the courses that are published by Apologia Educational Ministries. We used the original four books Exploring Creation With General Science, Exploring Creation With Physical Science, Exploring Creation With Biology, and Exploring Creation With Chemistry. My children enjoyed the books and that is why this part of my web site exists and that is why I have posted my schedules. I do not have a schedule for every book or edition. If I do not have what you need look at the co-op page. A co-op schedule could serve as a basis for a class schedule.

Apologia Co-op Schedules: Several homeschoolers have generously donated their co-op schedules to be used by other homeschoolers at their science co-ops.

Two Common FAQ's that I receive once someone looks here and does not find the desired schedule:
1. Do you have "said" schedule? If I do not have it I will answer, "No, but have you looked at the co-op schedules?"
2. Do you know where I can find "said" schedule? I will reply no to this question because I do not know.

### Elementary Series

The books in the elementary series, named the "The Young Explorer Series," are written by Jeannie Fulbright. The books are for children who are ages of six through twelve. I do not have schedules for those books and I explain why at Elementary Series. I have planners for the books at TOC Planners. I've made a Toc Planner for each of the six books (as of autumn 2010).
Co-op Bookmarks:
Exploring Creation with Botany
Exploring Creation with Zoology

### Exploring Creation with General Science

I've made a lot of resources for this book and I have written about it as well. Others have donated resources. The first page is the "General Science Home Page" and the rest of the pages are linked below.
1st Edition Schedule for Exploring Creation with General Science
2nd Edition Planner for Exploring Creation with General Science
Lab Book, Lab Sheets, and Grading for Exploring Creation with General Science
Worksheets and Study Aids for Exploring Creation with General Science
My Comments about using Exploring Creation with General Science
and lastly the Co-op Bookmark for this book: General Science Co-op Schedules

### Exploring Creation with Physical Science

Exploring Creation with Physical Science was the first book that we used. We really enjoyed both the book and the experiments. I think our enjoyment shows in my first edition original schedule. My other schedules are more refined I suppose. Below are the links to my resources for Exploring Creation with Physical Science.
Exploring Creation With Physical Science - Home Page and Lab Sheets
Exploring Creation With Physical Science Schedules
Exploring Creation with Physical Science Ex. 3.2
Exploring Creation with Physical Science Ex. 9.1
Co-op Bookmark for Exploring Creation with Physical Science

### Exploring Creation with Biology

See also the schedules at Core Foundations

Exploring Creation with Biology has so much vocabulary that I was inspired to make vocabulary bookmarks to be used as a study aid by my children. I put the bookmarks online and they became widely used by other homeschooled students. I was very busy during the year that we used this book and the years beyond, and as a result, I do not have many resources for this book, but I do have the important ones, the bookmarks and a schedule or two.
Resources for Apologia's Exploring Creation With Biology
Lab Forms for Exploring Creation With Biology
Co-op Schedules

I have a link named More Biology in the menu. There are a few resources on that page for these two books: "The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!" and "Marine Biology." What I have on those pages is all that I have other than co-op schedules.
There is a co-op schedule for both "The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!" and "Marine Biology."

### Exploring Creation with Chemistry

I was incredibly busy both times that we used the chemistry book. I made a basic checklist instead of a schedule and I made bookmarks.
Resources for: Apologia's Exploring Creation With Chemistry
Please check the co-op page for schedules for the second edition book.

## Lab Resources

In this part of my website, Apologia Science Resources, each book other than chemistry has its own set of lab forms. I will link them below.
Lab Sheets for Exploring Creation with General Science
Lab Sheets for Exploring Creation With Physical Science
Lab Forms for Exploring Creation With Biology

### 12-16 Lab WU

12-16 Lab Wu is a flexibleXLS grade keeper that includes a version of my composition grader, Lab WU [Lab Write-Up]. 12-16 is designed for co-op lab science classes that have 12 students or less and are using a plan based on 16 sections of work, such as 16 chapters, or in the case of Apologia science, 16 modules. 12-16 averages grades in quarters and semesters and yields a final grade for the year.

### Support

Apologia Educational Ministries has support files at their web site.

### My Work/My Files: Derivative Work

You must obtain my permission before creating derivative work from my files in the apologia section if you intend to share the derivative work with others who are not your students.

### Special Permission

Curriculum Fair Class Instructors: You have my permission to distribute free printed copies of the schedules that say by Donna Young as long my copyright and/or author information remains visible on the schedules.

Please note that I am not employed by Apologia Educational Ministries. I do not have information regarding becoming a vendor. If you need to contact Apologia, please visit Apologia's Web site instead of writing me.

### My Yellow Science Planner

is my favorite planner for classes like these

The yellow planner is in DOC (word) format. Each week's table is separate so that is can expand as needed without affecting the other tables. This link will take you directly to the page with Donna Young's Science Planners. There are two - The Gray One and The Yellow One. I'm just saying - the yellow one is my favorite. -Donna

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