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by lofgrenhomeschool
Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: 7-plus yrs old - Using MFW1 for grade 2+ language arts
Replies: 62
Views: 23949

Re-doing 1st grade after ps

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:03 am I just wanted to share that we have been redoing 1st grade with my 2nd grade daughter. We pulled her out of public school after 1st to homeschool her this year. We decided to redo 1st because we were not sure that she really had her basics down from the public scho...
by lofgrenhomeschool
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Character - Adapting for wiggly kids?
Replies: 46
Views: 20899

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:12 pm I just wanted to let you know that I have expierienced the school end of the patience issue. I am not yet homeschooling. We are planning on pulling our daughter out here at spring break if possible or definitely at end of year and then using MFW for her. She goes t...
by lofgrenhomeschool
Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: ADV Weeks 32-33
Replies: 7
Views: 6426

Week 33: Place of Geronimo's birth?

Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:32 pm We are working on week 33 of Adventures and the birthplace of Geronimo is shown in both New Mexico and Arizona. I have looked on the Internet and, depending on the website, it could be either place. I like to skim the information about each state and find images of ...
by lofgrenhomeschool
Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 5 & 6 (with Trees; Shapes)
Replies: 16
Views: 6423

Bark and Leaf Rubbing

We did the bark rubbing, but then also did a leaf rubbing with leaves from the same tree and then I had my daughter draw a picture of the tree and we put all of these in her nature notebook. She loved the leaf rubbing because she did it with red, brown, green, orange, and yellow crayons, so it looke...
by lofgrenhomeschool
Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - Anyone struggle w/ rising early?
Replies: 11
Views: 8127

Our family is another of those night owl families. I work from home and get most of my work done after the kids are in bed. I usually work until midnight on average, so that puts me to bed around 1 am. I then sleep in until about 8 or 9 in the morning. Even times that I try to go to bed earlier to g...