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by KellyMS
Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Phonics - Ideas for phonics in God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 69
Views: 53566

Blend Ladder Help

So we started the T-t-Turtle unit and thus the blend ladder. My daughter picked the first half up right away. However, the second half Mommy is having issues. Am I supposed to come up with the others words for her to write, or am I just missing the list somewhere in the TM? The only word it has lis...
by KellyMS
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Schedule - How to fill state requirements
Replies: 49
Views: 19072

Re: enough hours?

I don't know what part of Missouri you're in but a friend mentioned this to me Sunday and it sounded like it would fit right in with the Adventures program. I had never heard of it before. Missouri Town 1855 http://www.jacksongov.org/missouritown/ Other ideas for historical trips: Laura Ingalls Wild...
by KellyMS
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Schedule - How to fill state requirements
Replies: 49
Views: 19072

Re: enough hours?

Missouri only requires 600 core hours, not 700, and a total of 1000 hours but the other 400 can be anything you want.
by KellyMS
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: 6th to 8th grade Archive
Topic: Saxon 8/7 - Help With Specific Lessons, Errata
Replies: 23
Views: 5985

Re: Converting...decimals to percents, percents to fractions

Okay, so my oldest is in kindergarten but I enjoy math and this caught my eye... I obviously haven't seen the lessons involved, so this may not be the right strategy, but here goes. You've got the conversion to the decimal .83 with the 3 repeating. It's much easier to deal with the fraction conversi...
by KellyMS
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 1 - Sun
Replies: 63
Views: 65382

Re: # 1 - Sun

We used a piece of SunPrint paper to use the sunlight to make a picture. It didn't work as well on a January afternoon as it would have on a summer day, but it was fun. I remembered having some of this paper at some point when I was growing up.
by KellyMS
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 5 - Nest
Replies: 53
Views: 48532

Re: # 5 - Nest

We started K in January and the timing for the Nest unit is wonderful. We've been watching several nests that have cameras broadcasting live at UStream. The Decorah bald eagles are incubating three eggs and every once in a while we get to see them gently turning the eggs. There's a Great Horned Owl ...