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by HopeAnn
Sun May 25, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 3rd-4th grader - Adventures vs. Years 4-5
Replies: 43
Views: 14153

Starting late in 4th vs. waiting until 5th?

I have 3 daughters ages 10, almost 8, and 3. We're just finishing up a long study of early American History. I began searching for what to do next, thinking about world history and came across MFW. If I wait to start ECC until next year my oldest will be in 5th grade, which means she'll miss year 5...
by HopeAnn
Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: Schedule - How much time, excluding math & LA?
Replies: 6
Views: 4120

Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:12 am It only takes an hour to do Adventures unless there is a science experiment or craft, then add on an additional half hour. I budget an hour and half every morning for Adventures. Usually we are done 10 - 15 minutes early and I use that extra time for Book basket. W...
by HopeAnn
Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: General Ideas for Adventures
Replies: 71
Views: 60366

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:59 pm

I just want to reccomend some great videos to go along with Adventures. They are put out by Schlessinger Media called Colonial life for Children. I found them at my library. There are several titles.
by HopeAnn
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Character - Adapting for wiggly kids?
Replies: 46
Views: 21606

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:23 am Don't give up! He is only six. Boys do not sit still a lot. Try to school on the move. My dd has sensory issues and we do most of MFWK in bits and pieces so she can have movement breaks. She gets defiant at times, but I make it clear she must obey as I am the teach...
by HopeAnn
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 2nd grader - Adventures vs. ECC
Replies: 52
Views: 18704

What to do after 1st

Hi, I am new here, although I feel acquainted with many of you from lurking around reading posts and gaining from your experience and wisdom. I have 4 children and am currently homeschooling my oldest DD using MFW1. We love it! It has been a perfect fit for our family. There have been rough times t...
by HopeAnn
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Academics - Age-appropriate challenge, academically gifted
Replies: 12
Views: 9597

Re: what about kids who need a challenge and adventures?

I think Adventures is challenging as a whole. If you purchase the deluxe package you will have music and art and read alouds. The science is a little light. You might add in a few science kits occasionally for interest. With "My first encycopedia of science" we did all the internet links and my kids...