Today, we incorporated Vocabulary.com into our day. This program can be used in a few different ways but I took this online program as a tool for Emmit to spell then practice word meanings. We used the The Golden Goblet Study Guide‘s vocabulary by Teacher Created Resources. I am totally enjoying this guide. I took the guide and made a student notebook which … Continue reading Digital Vocab Practice
When E left school, he was very adamant about not doing a specific program. His previous program was the typical scripted literacy program and he hated it! The program was setup like this: Follow the teacher. Do this. Do that. Complete this. Complete that. Fill in. Hand in. Great! Here is the next task. Every lesson was packeted pretty but Emmit didn’t buy in. No, … Continue reading Literacy Cocktail
Thanks to a Better Homes and Gardens mag image. We traveled from Dia de Muertos (Day of Dead) to Andy Warhol in 3 hours. What! Yes, I was able to pull Dia De Muertos to Warhol all in one day! Bazinga. We also looped a trip to the library to pick up a great book to read. Library is super close to us so … Continue reading Dia De Muertos to Warhol
Today Emmit and I took a few photos inside our books to share with you in hopes these very personal images will help you say yes or no to your next homeschool purchase! 1. Klutz 3-D 2. Who was King Tut? 3. DK Ancient Egypt 3. Spanish 1 5. Non-Fiction Flash Kids 6. Big Notebooks 7. Grammar and Pronunciation 8. McGraw Math Grade 6 9. … Continue reading TMI.
A simple, short list… Language Arts Learning Links Evan-Moor Grammar & Punctation Grade 6 Wordly Wise Daily Word Ladder Grades 4-6 Flash Kids Reading Fundamentals: Nonfiction Activities to Build Reading Comprehension Skills Grade 6 Hartcourt Family Learning: Spelling Grade 6 Hartcourt Family Learning: Writing Grade 6 Harcourt Family Learning: Reading Grade 6 Novel Studies The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman; support Learning Links The Golden Goblet, … Continue reading 6th Grade/ Middle School Curriculum