Monthly Archives: September 2011

Science/History – Something Different

Every year in our homeschooling journey so far, I’ve alternated days that we worked on history and science. So, we’d do history on Mondays and Wednesdays with science on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We school four days per week, so the … Continue reading

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Thumb Suckers

I have a thumb-sucking child. My first four children were happy with their pacifiers. We weaned them off before they were one year old. It worked great. My fifth child wouldn’t take a pacifier, but sure did like his thumb. … Continue reading

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First Day of School

DD#1: Math pg 47-48, GWG5 Lesson 1.1, WT2 pg 2 & 3 DD#2: Math pg 36; GWG3 Lesson 1.1 Both: Latin Lesson 1, flashcards Ch 1-5, vocab drill (1), workbook pg 9; Religion – Week 1, Day 1; Dictation – … Continue reading

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One-Year American History Overview for 3rd-5th Graders

I spent a long time looking for a one-year overview of American History that would fit my family’s needs. there are several that are two year programs, but we generally do a four-year history rotation from the Ancients to Modern … Continue reading

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Our Schedule

This is my first year with three “students” – but I already started incorporating dd#3 in January for her Kindergarten materials, so it isn’t too much of a stretch. When I start adding the more time-consuming and rigorous first grade … Continue reading

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