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


Guide to Supplementing Essentials

What does my child need to be successful in Essentials?  How do I make sure my child is learning enough but not too overwhelmed?  Is the guide (the curriculum) enough? Or do I need to add extra practice? We worry over the details of the curriculum.  First year students seem overwhelmed.  Third year students may

Diagramming Verbals in Scripture

To wrap our English grammar (Essentials) class, we are going to look at a few Scripture verses.  I picked a few verses that incorporate many things that we have learned: various sentence patterns verbals – gerunds, participles, and infinitives clauses noun of direct of address and imperatives Since the verses are long, I typed them