THE GREEN YEAR: Growth of the Nations

In A Gentle Feast, your entire family should be studying the same color year. Here is what is covered in The Green Year:

To teach the Green Year to Grades 1-12, you will need the Green Year Parent Resources and individual Student Language Arts Packets. Here’s what is included in the Parent Resources Bundle:

1. Foundational Methods and Principles ebook

This 90 page ebook contains a wealth of information to help you get started using a Gentle Feast. It explores each subject and gives you practical help for each part of the feast. Miss Mason’s practices of narration, copywork/dictation, and scheduling are clearly laid out and explained. There are printable templates to use for creating exam questions, assessing your teaching, and weekly planning. Sample 4 and 5 day schedules are included for each Form. This book will give you the tools you need to prepare a rich and varied educational feast for your family. This book also comes in a printed version.

Click HERE to see a sample.

2. Morning Time Packet

36 weeks of plans for grades 1-12 in the following subjects:

  • Bible- Memory Verses, Weekly OT, Psalms and NT readings
  • Hymn Study- Lyrics included
  • Poet Study- 3 poets for the year, all poems included
  • Recitation- Poetry for Forms I-III and poems, Shakespeare, and speeches for Form IV – All selections included.
  • Picture Study- One artist each term with hyperlinked pieces
  • Composer Study- One composer each term with hyperlinked selections
  • Fables/ Hero Tales- Readings given for four different levels. Pick the one that fits your family best!


Click HERE for a sample of the morning time packet.

The morning time packet is available as a digital download and also a printed version.

3. Weekly Lesson Plans

36 weekly lesson plans for grades 1-12 for all subjects except Math.

These plans will be emailed to you as a printable pdf. and you will have access to online spreadsheets in the membership area.

A planning video shows you how to customize these plans for your family and quickly plan your week.

  • Please note: You will need to purchase the living books and a few guides that are utilized in these plans. See the booklist for more information.


Form I (grades 1-3)

Form II (grades 4-6)

Form III (grades 7-9)

 Form IV (grades 10-12)

4. Membership Page

Included in your package is a 18 month membership to the Green Year Membership Page.

On this page, you will find links to all the lesson plans, resources, and schedules needed to make implementing A Gentle Feast a breeze.

Membership also includes access to the Private Facebook group for members only.

BONUS: 5 Day Email Introduction Course

In this Introduction Course, you will learn:

  • How to organize your supplies and materials for A Gentle Feast
  • How to plan and record your weekly lessons
  • The routines and rhythms of A Gentle Feast
  • The foundational methods and principles of Language Arts in  A Charlotte Mason Education
  • How to customize A Gentle Feast for your family
  • The role of the Holy Spirit in your homeschooling