Diagramming Complex Sentences

These are the sentences I used for my Essentials (grammar 4th-6th graders) class. These sentences are complex, imperative. Caroline, send Hadassah a text message about the assignment when you have finished it. Charlotte, bring your friend Hannah a pillow because she looks sleepy. Ben, send Kyle a postcard when you arrive. Make me an offer

CC Cycle 3, Getting the Most out of Your Second Semester

Let’s get this semester of CC Cycle 3 off to a great start!! In order to make the most of second semester for Classical Conversations Cycle 3, you need to have a plan.  This plan should include Intentional, strategic review Creating connections with the material beyond rote memory Learning related facts for each subject Application

Do You Know Where It Happened? Geography/History Quiz

Take this quiz to test your geography/history knowledge!     Why Should We Bother to Learn Dates? Printable Date Cheat Sheet and Reasons why learning History dates and facts is worth the effort. Read More Take Another Quiz Test your knowledge with another quiz. Read More Other History Resources Timeline, History and Geography Connections Read

Use Sign Language to Teach

When I teach sign language to kids, I am teaching more than sign language.  The sign language usually helps the kids learn the material.  The knowledge of sign language is a bonus to the information being taught.  Sign language is added to songs (hymns or other) and other memory work (verses, science fact, poems, geography,