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by mamamouse
Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: RTR book ideas
Replies: 17
Views: 10412

Re: Essential books for RtR?

Thanks Jean for typing all that out!!

Thanks Julie for the links!!
by mamamouse
Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Choosing K vs 1st - What skills should be mastered?
Replies: 41
Views: 18340

Re: Seriously considering changing curriculum - q's!

I personally might do Kindergarten at a quicker pace instead of jumping to 1st grade at age 5. We've done MFW 1st grade twice now, and while it starts off slow, it really ramps up quickly. I had one son who was really proficient at reading cvc words (three letter words), but about 1/3 of the way int...
by mamamouse
Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: DELUXE - Is ECC complete without it?
Replies: 27
Views: 13922

Re: Basic vs. Deluxe Packages

In general, I really appreciate the Deluxe packages in MFW. They really add to the curriculum and are fun. We've done K, 1st, Adventures, ECC, CtG and will be starting RtR in late summer. I ended up not getting the Deluxe package for CtG and I'm realizing what a mistake it was. I really should have ...
by mamamouse
Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Rome to the Reformation Archive
Topic: * RTR is absolutely wonderful!
Replies: 26
Views: 22219

Rome to Reformation BOX DAY!

I was in the kitchen, minding my own buisness, when I heard something at the front door. I thought our Rottweiler wanted in. I go to the door and there's a BOX leaning up against the side of the house. I thought, "Hmmm...I wonder what *that* is.". I grab it, thinking maybe it's from Amazon (I totall...
by mamamouse
Sat Feb 24, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Readiness for 1st - How big of a jump is it to MFW-1?
Replies: 21
Views: 9045

Thanks ladies for all of your input. Kris, you really hit the nail on the head of what I was looking for, thanks!