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by musicmommy
Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Spelling - Discussion & ideas about spelling rules
Replies: 46
Views: 20198

Thank you so much! This guy just isn't a natural speller in any way, shape or form. I am and I have no idea why, but words just make sense to me. I think I'll try Crystal's suggestion and break the words down a little that way. Maybe just pull together a list of words that use -eigh and the have him...
by musicmommy
Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Spelling - Discussion & ideas about spelling rules
Replies: 46
Views: 20198

Thanks

He knows that rule. He was wondering how to know when to use -eigh instead of -ay or a_e to make the long A sound.

thanks though :)
by musicmommy
Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Bible in ECC?
Replies: 20
Views: 11105

Thank you so much!

Ok, that makes complete sense to me. I had my Dad read your replies because I can never say the right things when someone else explains it to me. He thought it made great sense also, then. :) He loves the curriculum and feels like the boys are getting a great education. From someone who served on th...
by musicmommy
Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Foreign Language - Choosing & trying out different ones
Replies: 50
Views: 18197

We chose German

We're doing German because I speak it. (Not fluently anymore) I also have my host family Germany that I lived with for 4 months while I was in high school and we're hoping to visit them in the next few years. We'll be adding French into the mix in a year or so. We are also doing Lively Latin. Part o...
by musicmommy
Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 25-26 China
Replies: 26
Views: 21235

Portland Classical Chinese Gardens

If you are in the Portland area, this is very, very cool. If not, their website is great and has a pretty good tour on it. http://www.portlandchinesegarden.org/home If you click on the education area, there is a family guide that shows some neat details. There are also a few different activities. We...