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by Tricia Croke
Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 6th-8th grade - Which MFW years to choose? (David Hazell res
Replies: 81
Views: 48665

Thank you all for the very helpful answers!!!!!!!!!!!!! We'll move her into the hs program next year and have her sit in on 1850mod-history/book basket as suggested :)

Thanks again!
by Tricia Croke
Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Science - Notebooking ideas / amount for ECC
Replies: 19
Views: 10438

Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:33 am My dc were 2nd, 4th & 5th grade when we did ECC; and we did the science pages similar to what Kelly said. After reading, looking at the page/s and discussion I would ask the very same questions of my dc that Kelly mentioned and that helped them "to get started". For...
by Tricia Croke
Fri Mar 07, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Rome to the Reformation Archive
Topic: Books - Augustus Caesar's World reviews, ideas ifchallenging
Replies: 38
Views: 22827

Re: Reading Augustus Caesar's World

Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:59 pm We are having a different experience-I am reading ACW to my 7th grader, 6th grader, 4th grader and my 1st grader listens in here and there--and we love this book! I make photocopies of the pictures in the book to color as they listen and that helps them to follow a...
by Tricia Croke
Fri Mar 07, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Ideas - Creation to the Greeks
Topic: Ideas for Fall Feasts & Holy Days in CTG
Replies: 49
Views: 44053

Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:29 am We baked challah bread (maybe 2) that we purchased at our local grocery store (located in the frozen food isle). For the coverings we had two fancy linen napkins that we never used and our two older girls stitched-a cross on one and the star of david on the other. W...
by Tricia Croke
Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:38 am
Forum: Ideas - Creation to the Greeks
Topic: Field Trip ideas for CTG
Replies: 25
Views: 20915

For those MFW'ers in NYC & doing CTG do not miss!!!!!

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 11:20 am "Gods, Myths and Mortals: Discover Ancient Greece" at the Children's Museum of Manhattan --until 2008. It will be touring too--next stop Chicago--although not for awhile :( I'm not sure of the other cities its going to. A friend of mine gave me this article (if you...
by Tricia Croke
Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Israel - Map, Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 7310

Supplies - Map of Israel for ECC?

Hello! We are hoping to start ECC in a week, but I am still trying to locate a map of Israel in Biblical times. Can anyone recommend a place to purchase one? Also, will I need the map immediately, or will it be OK if I have to order it and wait a few weeks to get it? Thanks in advance for any info....
by Tricia Croke
Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Homeschooling while working, earning a degree, etc.
Replies: 49
Views: 21270

Hello and Welcome Newtohomeschooling~ I work also; but at night (3 nights) at a local restaurant. The hours and flexibility of the job work for our family. My husband gets off work at 3:00 and I have to be in at 4:30~so it doesn't interfere with our homeschool too much unless I had had a late night ...