DY's Home School Course of Study Forms

The course of study is a list of subjects that the student is studying along with a list the curriculum that is being used. Not all books must be listed, but you should list the main books. As the year moves on, you may list additional books if you wish.

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Course of Study with List

This course of study form has space for 10 classes. With the doc and RTF formats, additional rows may be added to the table to support more classes. The ruled area at the bottom of the form could be used to list additional books, such as a reading list.

Course of Study Form

The Files

PDF filePDF Course of Study with List
DOC fileDOC Course of Study with List
RTF fileRTF Course of Study with List


Typeable PDF Course of Study Form

Course of Study Form

text fileCourse of Study [*how] Every space typeable, read caution below
Type-able PDF [Blogged]

PDF fileLabeled Course of Study This form is like the one above, except that it is a standard PDF file and it is labeled to include the subjects of Math, English, Science, and Social Studies. There are two unlabeled spaces.
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RTF fileCos RTF

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Plan List - A Row Planner

The Plan-List Planner Form

pdfPlan List A journal type of planner. This planner has a large square at the top with a list along side the square and the bottom portion of the page has 5 rows for planning the 5 days of the week.

DY: The Plan List file is not an official course of study layout, but don't let that stop you from using it as one; there are some who do.

V Planner Includes a Course of Study

Course of StudyDonna's SPREADSHEET that is named "V Planner" includes a Course of Study that is automatically filled when you set up the planner.

V Planner is part of YoungMinds** and REQUIRES Microsoft Excel in order to be fully functional.

V Planer's Course of Study includes the following
  • Class names
  • Class location (if applicable)
  • Class book titles with the primary books listed first
  • Credits earned per class (if applicable)
  • If the class length is "full year" or "semester" (and which semester)
  • A reading list (if applicable)

See screenshot of the COS worksheet from V Planner with (fake) data and see a screenshot from the High School V Planner.
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