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by 4in4years
Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore 5A, Specific Lessons
Replies: 42
Views: 30396

Re: Singapore 5A, page 27, #4 in workbook help

Lilly had |_____| + |_____| + $18
Sara had |_____| + $25

We know the girls’ total starting amounts are equal, so the difference between $18 and $25 must equal one section of the bar graph.

- $18

Lilly is $7 + $7 + $18 = $32 and
Sara is $7 + $25 = $32
by 4in4years
Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 16-17 Germany
Replies: 16
Views: 16157

Great George Muller video

We finished the George Muller biography today and searched for videos on YouYube. We came accross this:

Robber of Cruel Streets: George Muller
[ search youtube for " Robber Of The Cruel Streets: George Muller, 1/6, joe32Xcel " ]

My kids ate it up.

by 4in4years
Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 9-11 Brazil
Replies: 63
Views: 64957

Music for Brazil week

We listened to a fun CD for the Brazilian weeks: Disney Bossa Nova It is all Disney songs done in Bossa Nova style. I played it without telling the kids what it was. It played through and on one them (from Peter Pan) my son said, "I feel like I should know this one." It wasn't until Hi Ho that they ...
by 4in4years
Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: CTG book ideas, favorites
Replies: 51
Views: 21968

Individual reading time feedback wanted- Percy Jackson

My oldest 3 kids have read the first book in the Percy Jackson series and seen the movie. They had already had their Greek mythology, and I was thinking it would be an okay, fun addition for entertainment purposes. I did see the movie with them and the main objections I had were a couple of sexual ...
by 4in4years
Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Handwriting (& Coloring) - When help is needed
Replies: 23
Views: 11837

Handwriting for boys in Kindergarten

I am trying to decide if this is an obedience issue that I need to be firm on or if it is a development issue where I need to back off. This is the second time we have been through this. I let it rest a month and tried a new tactic this week. My son turned five in May and we started MFW K this mont...