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by kstedl
Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: High School Archive
Topic: 8th Grader - When to start high school?
Replies: 55
Views: 29874

Re: When to start high school question

Kris, curious... Are you thinking ahead for your 2nd child who is 4th grade now? in 5th, she;s in EX1850 in 6th, she's in 1850MOD [/size] No, although it would seem that way, wouldn't it? I was actually thinking about my older child who is in 6th grade this year. She actually cycles through the yea...
by kstedl
Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: Rome to the Reformation Archive
Topic: Book Subs - Suggestions if we've recently read an RTR book
Replies: 15
Views: 7816

Re: Dangerous Journey vs Pilgrim's Progress

Thank you so much for your suggestions! I was considering the Little Pilgrim's Progress too - and based on your suggestions, I think I will go with that - especially since the regular Pilgrim's Progress is covered in high school. There are just too many awesome books out there to read through one tw...
by kstedl
Wed Feb 25, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: Ideas - Creation to the Greeks
Topic: CTG - Weeks 22 & 23
Replies: 2
Views: 4830

Week 22

We're in week 22, and I have just started adding in some additional things. We have started the Ancient Greece lapbook from Knowledge Box Central. I went through it and have added the topics into my teacher's guide on the appropriate dates. This week we are reading certain sections of D'Aulaires' Bo...
by kstedl
Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Independent Reading - Help sorting out how MFW assigns read
Replies: 8
Views: 5020

Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 6:31 pm What I started doing 2 years ago, has worked wonderfully for us. I want my children to experience many of the great classic literature books (and Christian literature). I spend much thought each year devising a list for my children of their required reading for the ...
by kstedl
Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: Field Trip Ideas for Adventures
Replies: 69
Views: 35962

Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:30 pm A kind member of another yahoo group sent me this information (she lives in the area): "You can rent costumes at the visitor's center for your children to wear, but it might be way too humid, so I would instead buy a hat from one of the vendors on the main street th...
by kstedl
Fri May 30, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: ECC book discussion, ideas, favorites
Replies: 41
Views: 16013

My 4th grade daughter's list for ECC

Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 6:31 pm Here is my 4th grade daughter's list for this year in which we did ECC: September Misty of Chincoteague Sea Star October The Incredible Journey The Hundred Dresses November Chucaro Wild Pony of the Pampas Adventures in South America December The Secret at Pheasant C...
by kstedl
Mon May 05, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: General Ideas for ECC
Replies: 163
Views: 111358

ECC Recipes

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:19 pm I just wanted to share that I found a great website with lots and lots of ethnic recipes from around the world. I'm looking forward to trying some this weekend to end our Africa study; and found some great ones for Saudi Arabia as well for where we head next. This ...
by kstedl
Sat May 03, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: 100th Day - Activity Ideas
Replies: 12
Views: 22931

100th Day

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:49 pm Hi! I planned a big day last year for the 100th Day of School! Here are some or all of the things we did. Some of the ideas I got from other websites, sorry I cannot include the proper credit for some of the ideas. HTH! Kris 100th Day of School Activities 1. Make ne...
by kstedl
Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Compare ECC books to Years 2-5
Replies: 14
Views: 6568

Oh, thank you guys so much! You know, I have really been struggling with whether to switch next year - I love the book lists, teacher's notes, high school program, and that there's a co-op in our town using another program. However, I'm still feeling that God might be leading me to stay with MFW due...