Planning for Joyful Heart Character

What Will You Need?
Printables Inside Hubbard's Cupboard
Possible Items to Purchase or Borrow

Items to Print from Inside
Hubbard's Cupboard

One Time:

Yearly Scope and Sequence Sheet
This is a 9 page document to show the full 38 week sequence for character traits, Bible, memory verses, crafts, story books, sight words and booklets, letter focus, word family focus, math concepts, and science concepts at a month by month glance.

Quick Reference Book List
A list of suggested read aloud titles relating to either the character trait or science/social studies theme to use with this curriculum for the entire year. 
Just print it out and take it to the library with you!

Printable Descriptions of Activities
The weekly planning sheets give you a few choices for teaching certain concepts. This 3 page document describes in detail what is involved with each. Keep it with your lesson plans to refer to as you plan out and teach each week.

Sight Word Flash Cards
Cut apart and use as is or attach to index cards and laminate for durability.

Bible and Rhyme Review Song Sheets or Flashcards
You may want to review these charts if you previouslyused the Joyful Heart Bible and Rhyme curriculum or just use your own ABC flashcards.

Cover for Character Trait Chart Binder
We placed our weekly Character Trait charts in a 3 ring binder.  This is a cover sheet to slip in the front clear pocket.

Calendar Binder Sheets
We made a calendar binder using these sheets, but you may choose to use a larger wall calendar instead and forgo the sheets.

Per Week:
(Or, you may wish to print them all ahead of time and file in a folder for each week so everything is ready to go!)

Weekly Planning Sheets
Character Trait Chart
Sight Word Booklet
(and the Corresponding Sight Word Booklet Cut Aparts)
Listen and Trace Sheet
Word Family Mini Booklet

As Needed:

Kidwriting Pages

Possible Items to Purchase or Borrow

  • Your Choice of Children's Picture Story Bible
  • Adult Bible
  • 38 File Folders
    For the year, gather 38 file folders.  Label each with the lesson number, character trait, and focus letter.  This will make it easy for you to add ideas as you come across related activities, etc. You can either print all printables and file them now or print each week as you need them.
  • 2, 3 ring binders with clear pocket covers
    One will hold the Character Trait Tune Charts and the other is for the Calendar Binder.
  • 38 clear page protectors
    You will need these only if you wish to place the Character Trait Tune Charts in them for greater durability.
  • Letter and Picture Stamps
  • Boggle Jr.
  • Word Whammer
  • Bob Books (Level 1)
  • Now I'm Reading for Beginning Readers: Animal Antics (Level 1 set) by Nora Gaydos. Innovative Kids: 2003.
  • Now I'm Reading for Beginning Readers: Playful Pals (Level 1 set) by Nora Gaydos. Innovative Kids: 2003.
  • ABC Sound Box Books by Jane Belk Moncure or any other ABC book for each letter
  • Suggested Read Aloud Story Books that relate to the science / social studies theme or the character trait