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Experience History Through Music by Diana Waring

It’s summer. We don’t have to do school, right? Maybe not officially, but I like to make sure we’re still learning. Recently, I’ve had a great opportunity to sneak a little history into my family’s day. Experience History Through Music I don’t know if your

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Third Grade Curriculum Choices

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. It is hard for me to believe that my baby girl will be in the 3rd grade this fall! Lizzie is, for the most part, a cooperative student. She grasps new concepts quickly, and she doesn’t mind writing things

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Costumes with Character

Do your children like to act out their history lessons? Do you want to make history come alive? Does your history curriculum suggest activities like dressing in historical clothing? I have a fantastic resource to recommend. I was recently given a copy of Costumes with

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King Alfred’s English

Are you interested in history? What about the development of language (English specifically)? If so, I have a recommendation for you. And even if you aren’t interested in history or the development of language, I think this book might just spark some interest. The book

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TimeMaps Review

There are many different ways to approach the study of ¬†history. The chronological approach has been very popular in recent years. Others recommend a unit study method focusing on one particular culture or area. One of the things that I’ve found especially interesting to think

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TruthQuest Homeschool History Curriculum

Warning. I’m going to begin this review in an unconventional way. I’m going to begin by telling you who should not use TruthQuest Homeschool History¬†curriculum. You should not use TruthQuest History if: You want a daily schedule with exact pages to read. You want a

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Weekly Report – The Insanely Busy Week

Do you know that commercial with the guy sitting behind a desk saying, “I can do that. I can do that….How am I going to that?” That’s kind of how I felt at the beginning of this week. The kids had 3 cross country meets.