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HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study: Review

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For the last several weeks, my daughter and I have been using and reviewing HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study: Renaissance & Reformation by Home School in the Woods for our history curriculum. Home School in the Woods has many wonderful history products that fully engage your child by providing hands on learning. […]

SchoolhouseTeachers.com: product review (online classes)

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Being an eclectic homeschooler, I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review the Yearly Membership from SchoolhouseTeachers.com. I received free access from SchoolhouseTeachers.com so that I can provide you with both my daughter’s and my thoughts on their Yearly Membership. Whether you are a new homeschooler or a veteran one I believe SchoolhouseTeachers.com has […]

Ken Ham : Answers In Genesis : Free Student Sessions

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Daily Vocabulary: 5 Words

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11.  choleric (kə-ˈler-ik): hot-tempered, easily angered A choleric person usually has a violent temper. 12. analgesic (a-nəl-ˈjē-zik): reducing pain, soothing A generous portion of analgesic balm was applied to the bruise. 13. alliteration (ə-ˌli-tə-ˈrā-shən):  repetition of consonant sounds in words for musical effect. Alliteration is a characteristic of old English poetry. 14.  adamant (a-də-mənt):  hard-headed, […]

Daily Vocabulary: 5 Words

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6. facetious (fə-ˈsē-shəs):  characterized by wit, joking or jesting often inappropriately Those facetious remarks of yours were not appreciated. 7. comely (kuhm-lee): agreeable to the sight, pleasing A comely lass will always attract attention. 8. laudatory  (law-duh-tawr-ee): worthy of praise That was a laudatory effort on yor part to succeed. 9. alleviate (uh–lee-vee-eyt): soften, ease, […]

Daily Vocabulary: 5 words

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Each day a list of 5 vocabulary words will be posted. In order to aid in comprehension, I have included each word’s pronunciation, definition and have used each one in a sentence. 1. fissure (fish-er): groove, crack, crevice, a narrow opening parting any substance A large fissure appeared in the hillside after the earthquake. 2. […]

Thankful for Homeschooling

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Homeschooling is the education of your child at home. There are many benefits to homeschooling and many reasons why families choose to do so. For me it was a chance to ensure my children got the education I wanted for them. My kids can be involved in decisions on what they learn, their schedules, their […]

www.Science4Us.: Review

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My daughter and I checked out www.Science4Us.com which is an online standards-based elementary science curriculum primarily geared toward K through 2nd grade. One can also use it for a review for 3rd through 5th grade if needed. You can view a sample of this curriculum. The parent or teacher can assign modules and monitor progress […]

Writer, Do You Want to Break Into the Homeschool Market? by Susan K. Stewart

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Writer, Do You Want to Break Into the Homeschool Market? by Susan K. Stewart At a Christian trade show recently I asked representatives of several publishers about tween novels to review for my homeschool audience. Generally the reaction was “We have this curriculum or this journal.” I was looking for novels, not curriculum. This reinforced […]

Dolphins Tale 2 curriculum

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Dolphins Tale 2 movie release is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th. Movie Synopsis: Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment’s “Dolphin Tale 2” continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and recovery—thanks to a groundbreaking prosthetic tail—made her a symbol of hope and perseverance to people around the world and inspired the 2011 family […]