This year my younger son started his homeschooling journey with us. He went to the private school from play group to the second grade of the elementary school. We are not English native speakers. Even our language, Indonesian, has little relationship with the Latin. Therefore, it is quite funny when I share about the English language lesson curriculum to people whose native language is English.
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October is here and autumn is beginning to pick up momentum. Everywhere we look deciduous trees are giving us the most fabulous display. It is the perfect time to take a deeper look at deciduous trees in your nature study time. For this month I have chosen to work with my girls using a Shining Dawn Books product – “NaturExplorers: Delightful Deciduous Trees” unit study. Product:
Ever see a book that looks wonderful but you just want to see inside it before you buy? Let me take you inside a lovely little book published by Apologia Press: A Light for my Path by Davis Carman. It is such a lovely little picture book and has so much more in it than meets the eye. Everyone’s familiar with: Your word is a lamp to
‘We can’t go to the store now, it’s raining cats and dogs out there!’ ‘You’ll get through this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.’ ‘If you advertise this for free, every Tom, Dick and Harry will come out to get it.’ Recognize the idioms in these sentences? Are you sure of what an idiom is? idiom |ˈidēəm|noun a group of words established by
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April is National Poetry Month. My sixth grader has been creating a poetry notebook, using Evan-Moor’s Read & Understand Poetry as the guide. Since we don’t use very many “workbook” curriculum pieces in our homeschool, we are pulling bits and pieces from this book and creating our own unit. It’s working quite well! Using Read & Understand Poetry as a guide is the perfect way
Our family has used the classical homeschooling method in various forms for over a decade. My boys grew up listening to the Story of the World and learning about great thinkers in history. They read poetry, Shakespeare, the Bible, and living history as they connected all aspects of history together in their minds and on paper timelines. One tool that we used in the early