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Timberdoodle And State Homeschooling Requirements
We often get the question, "How do Timberdoodle Curriculum Kits line up with my state's requirements?" Here is a brief overview of what subjects each state requires and how that lines up with our Curriculum Kits.
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Timberdoodle And State Homeschooling Requirements

We often get the question, "How do Timberdoodle Curriculum Kits line up with my state's requirements?" Here is a brief overview of what subjects each state requires and how that lines up with our Curriculum Kits. Please click through to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association website for more information about what might be required to homeschool in your state.

 

State Required Subjects (as a private homeschool) Timberdoodle Kits
Alabama Physical Education P.E. not included.
Alaska None listed. Good to go.
Arizona Reading, Grammar, Math, Social Studies, Science Good to go.
Arkansas None listed. Good to go.
California Courses commonly taught in the public schools. P.E. not included.
Colorado U.S. Constitution, Reading, Writing, Speaking, Math, History, Civics, Literature, Science U.S. Constitution is not included in every kit.
Connecticut Reading, Writing, Spelling, English Grammar, Geography, Arithmetic, United States History, Citizenship U.S. History and Citizenship are not included in every kit.
Delaware None listed. Good to go.
D.C. Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music, Health, P.E. Music, Health, and P.E. not included.
Florida None listed. Good to go.
Georgia Reading, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Electives Good to go.
Hawaii None listed. Good to go.
Idaho Subjects commonly and usually taught in the public schools. P.E. not included.
Illinois Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Health, P.E. Health and P.E. not included.
Indiana None listed. Good to go.
Iowa Math, Reading, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies Good to go.
Kansas None listed. Good to go.
Kentucky Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar, History, Math, Civics Good to go.
Louisiana You must teach using a curriculum of a quality that is equal to what is taught in the public schools, and subjects must be taught at the same grade level they are in the public schools. This includes teaching the Declaration of Independence in elementary school and The Federalist Papers in high school. As far as we can tell, our kits would fit these requirements.
Maine English, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Health, Library Skills, Fine Arts, Maine studies (in one grade between grades 6 and 12), Computer Proficiency (in one grade between grades 7 and 12). P.E., Health, Library Skills, Maine studies not included.
Maryland Math, English, Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, Health, Physical Education Music, Health, and P.E. not included.
Massachusetts Spelling, Reading, Writing, English Language and Grammar, Geography, Arithmetic, Drawing, Music, United States History and Constitution, Duties of Citizenship, Health (including CPR), Physical Education, Good Behavior U.S. History and Constitution, Duties of Citzenship not included in every level. Health and P.E. not included. Good Behavior is not a separate curriculum in our kits.
Michigan Math, Reading, English, Science, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education. Additional requirements for high school: U.S. Constitution, Michigan Constitution, and the history and present form of civil government in the U.S., Michigan, and Michigan’s political subdivisions and municipalities. Health, P.E., Michigan studies not included.
Minnesota Reading, Writing, Literature, Fine Arts, Math, Science, History, Geography, Economics, Government, Citizenship, Health, Physical Education Health and P.E. not included.
Mississippi None listed. Good to go.
Missouri Reading, Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Science Good to go.
Montana English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, History (including contemporary portrayals and contributions of American Indians, with an emphasis on Montana Indians), Health Enhancement, Arts, Career and Technical Education, Ethical Behavior (including use of technology and the implications of one's own choices) Health, P.E., Montana studies not included. Ethical Behavior is not a separate curriculum in our kits.
Nebraska Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Health Health not included.
Nevada English (including Reading, Composition, and Writing), Math, Science, Social Studies (including History, Geography, Economics, and Government) Good to go.
New Hampshire Science, Math, Language, Government, History, Health, Reading, Writing, Spelling, the history of the constitutions of New Hampshire and the United States, and an exposure to and appreciation of art and music Health, Music, and New Hampshire studies not included. U.S. Constitution is not included in every kit.
New Jersey None listed. Good to go.
New Mexico Reading, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science Good to go.
New York Grades K–12: Patriotism and Citizenship, About Substance Abuse, Traffic Safety (including Bike Safety), Fire Safety Grades 1–6: Arithmetic, Reading, Spelling, Writing, English, Geography, U.S. History, Science, Health, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education Grades 7–8: Math, English, History and Geography, Science, Health, Music, Art, Practical Arts, Physical Education, Library Skills At least once before grade 9: U.S. and New York History and Constitutions Grades 9–12: Math (2 credits), English (4 credits), Social Studies, including American History, participation in government, and economics (4 credits), Science (2 credits), Art or Music (1 credit), Health (½ credit), Physical education (2 credits), Electives (3 credits) Patriotism and Citizenship, Substance Abuse, Traffic Safety, Fire Safety, Library Skills are not included as separate subjects. Health, P.E., Music, New York studies not included U.S. History is not included in every kit for Grades 1-6. (World History is included instead some years.)
North Carolina None listed. Good to go.
North Dakota Elementary and Middle School: English Language Arts (including reading, composition, creative writing, English grammar, and spelling), Math, Social Studies (including the United States Constitution, United States history, geography, and government, and, in the 4th and 8th grades, North Dakota studies, with an emphasis on the geography, history, and agriculture of North Dakota), Science (including agriculture), Physical Education, Health (physiology, hygiene, disease control, and the nature and effects of alcohol, tobacco, and narcotics) High School: English language arts (includes literature, composition, and speech), Math, Science (includes biology and chemistry or physical science); Social Studies (includes U.S. history, civics, economics, and concepts of personal finance), Physical Education; and foreign languages or fine arts or career and technical education. Health, P.E., North Dakota studies, Agriculture not included. Listed high school elective options available but not all are included in kits.
Ohio Language, Reading, Spelling, Writing, Geography, History of the United States and Ohio, Government, Math, Science, Health, Physical Education, Fine Arts (including music), First Aid, Safety, Fire Prevention Heath, P.E., Music, First Aid, Safety, Fire Prevention, Ohio studies not included.
Oklahoma None listed. Good to go.
Oregon None listed. Good to go.
Pennsylvania K–6th grade: English  (must include Spelling, Reading, Writing), Arithmetic, Civics, History of the U.S. and Pennsylvania, Health and Physiology, Physical Education, Music, Art, Geography, Science, Safety education (must include instruction in the dangers and prevention of fires) 7th–12th grade: English (must include Language, Literature, Speech, Composition), Math (must include General Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry), Social Studies (must include Civics, History of the U.S. and Pennsylvania, World History) Health, Physical Education, Music, Art, Geography, Science, Safety education (must include regular and continuous instruction in the dangers and prevention of fires) Health, P.E., Music, Safety Education, Pennsylvania studies not included U.S. History is not included in every kit for Grades K-6. (World History is included instead some years.)
Rhode Island Reading, Writing, Geography, Arithmetic, Health, Physical Education, Civics (United States History, Rhode Island History, and the principles of American government) Health, P.E., Rhode Island studies not included.
South Carolina Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, and, in grades 7–12, Composition, and Literature Good to go.
South Dakota Language Arts, Math Good to go.
Tennessee None listed. Good to go.
Texas Math, Reading, Spelling, Grammar, Good Citizenship Good Citizenship is not a separate curriculum in our kits.
Utah None listed. Good to go.
Vermont Reading, Writing, Math, Citizenship, History, Government in Vermont and the United States, Physical Education, Health Education (including the effects of tobacco, alcoholic drinks, and drugs on the human system and on society), English, American, and other literature, Natural Sciences, Fine Arts Health, P.E., Vermont studies not included.
Virginia None listed. Good to go.
Washington Occupational Education, Science, Math, Language, Social Studies, History, Health, Reading, Writing, Spelling, Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation Health and Music not included.
West Virginia None listed. Good to go.
Wisconsin Reading, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health Health not included.
Wyoming Reading, Writing, Math, Civics, History, Literature, Science Good to go.


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