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by overholt
Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore 6A-6B, Specific Lessons
Replies: 28
Views: 14102

Re: Singapore 6B question. We can't get it! p. 82, #12

Thank you both! I knew I was missing something obvious! The really sad part is that I worked it with my son a year ago and I didn't make proper notes as to how we figured it out before! I just kept assuming that the quarter circle was shaded and not that PART of the quarter was shaded. I would like ...
by overholt
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Updates - 1st vs. 2nd Edition decisions, also using 2nd time
Replies: 24
Views: 18708

Re: Starting the 5year cycle over...got a couple ?'s

Thanks for all the comments and suggestions. I really like the sound of the 7th/8th grade grid! I already have the Properties of Ecosystems book and student sheet cd-rom from AIG that I can easily add. I also didn't realize that Marie had posted some ideas for getting the most out of my first editio...
by overholt
Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Exploration to 1850 & 1850 to Modern Times Archive
Topic: EX1850 - Errata in one edition of Exploring American History
Replies: 2
Views: 2731

EX1850 - Errata in one edition of Exploring American History

Hi, We are doing Exp-1850 this year...really enjoying it! A few weeks back we read in our Exploring American History Book about how Maryland was named and "started" as a colony. The book states that Maryland was named after Marie-Antoinette (who was not married to the King of England). Maryland was ...
by overholt
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Exploration to 1850 & 1850 to Modern Times Archive
Topic: State Sheets - Kids who did them in Adventures
Replies: 9
Views: 3758

Re: Exploration to 1850 state sheet question

Thanks for the advice on this. I think that sometimes I just need to hear that what I'm thinking is ok :) lol!
by overholt
Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Dictation - Help for ages 7-8
Replies: 17
Views: 9684

Thank you for your thoughts. It really makes me realize that maybe I was the one expecting perfection. I'll slow it down, and maybe with it not being so stressful for him he will remember more! Thank you again! Laura ------- Mother of four. Hudson (7), AnnaMae (6), Clayton (4), and Victoria (2)
by overholt
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Dictation - Help for ages 7-8
Replies: 17
Views: 9684

Dictation - Help for ages 7-8

My son (7) struggles with dictation. The book suggests to only read it through twice. If the sentence has more than four or five words in it he doesn't remember it and I end up saying it at least 10 times. It seems like that he is so caught up with spelling everything exactly right that he doesn't r...
by overholt
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #23 - Fox
Replies: 23
Views: 15631

We had a lot of fun singing the old Sunday School Song "The devil is a sly old Fox"