Tag Archives: planning

Trying a Checklist

I’ve been trying to figure out how to fit time into my day for the few items I’d like to do with Child #3 as she wants to start her formal Kindergarten work in January. The “learn to read,” handwriting/copywork, … Continue reading

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School year planning

We usually start our “traditional school year” right after Labor Day. That day is approaching quickly, so I’m posting an update on how planning is going – even though we aren’t going to start then. Lesson plans (each on individual … Continue reading

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Letter to a Hermit Crab & Starting School

If you have youngsters in your house who beg for pets, especially little boys, you might enjoy this letter sent to a newly acquired hermit crab. If you are getting ready to start your (home) schooling year, there are quite a … Continue reading

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Planning Next Year and Interruptions

I’ve started planning my lessons for next fall. So far, I have been able to fit 42 chapters of Story of the World I into 33 weeks. I made sure to include some slop for extra reading and activities, but … Continue reading

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