Protected: Setting up a Texas History Co-op Class

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Essentials – Week 7

Teaching Adverbs, Noun of Direct Address, and Appositives One of my favorite ways to teach is to build a sentence. We began my class with a simple imperative sentence and then added the pieces we are practicing today. We started with “Sing a song,” which is a simple imperative sentence. I asked my class, “Who

Practice Combining Sentences

One skill that we learn in Essentials grammar program (of Classical Conversations) is to combine sentences using who-which clauses.   Technically speaking, these clauses are relative adjective clauses using the relative pronouns who or which.  But the IEW curriculum simply calls these “who-which” clauses, to make the idea approachable to students. So, how do we

Egypt

[This post contains affiliate links.] On our labor day road trip, we listened to this missionary story on audio book.  It’s one of our favorites – the story of Lilian Trasher (as a part of the Christian Heroes Then & Now Series).  The subtitle is The Greatest Wonder in Egypt. So, as we are studying ancient

Cycle 1 Week 1

Typically, my approach to CC is: casually review throughout the week check out library books on topic research in more depth and give a presentation on something we learned two or three times a semester, not every week draw what we are learning, using our drawing books answer the questions the kids ask me about