Elementary Plans for a Creative Kid: 2nd Grade – 4th Grade

My youngest child is finishing up 1st grade now and to get an overall picture of what we will cover in the next few years, I did some long-term plans for her. This child is a highly creative visual-spatial learner.  This typically requires some kind of creative approach to each…

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Curriculum Choices 2012-2013

For this school year my kids were in 5th grade, 3rd grade, and Junior Kindergarten.   5th Grader Bible – Precept Upon Precept – Ephesians and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – Matthew, The Gospel of John, Acts, Nest Animated Stories From the New Testament, The Jesus Movie, Greatest Heroes & Legends of…

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Free Dick and Jane Reading Books

  In the process of teaching reading, I’ve stumbled around once my child completed a set of early phonics readers.  I’ve tried several things and wasn’t happy with many phonics-based readers and other readers tended to rely mostly on sight words.  So many phonics-based readers were incredibly boring and my…

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First Day of School Festivities 2012-2013

Our school year has begun.  This year begins our 6th year homeschooling.  My oldest son is now 10 and is starting 5th grade.  My second son is 8 and is starting 3rd grade.  This is the first year I have three official homeschoolers.  Where we live children start Kindergarten at…

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