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by Jodie
Mon Oct 10, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: MFW Curriculum -- Share Your Experiences
Topic: Creation to the Greeks -- Share Your Experiences
Replies: 22
Views: 26068

CTG feast/celebrations

We are into our 7th week of CTG & are learning so much! The timeline is a great help. To be able to "see" where things fit in history sure makes it easier to understand. We've placed our timeline down the wall next to the kitchen table, where we do most of our "school". Since it is visible we refer ...
by Jodie
Fri Sep 03, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 1-2 Introduction
Replies: 80
Views: 62728

Kids directing mom around town

I had an idea for the geography treasure hunt activity on Friday of week 2. My boys are 11 & 9 and they're always asking me if I think they could get from our home to such & such destination in our town. So, rather than making a map of our neighborhood I decided to use a real map of our town & map o...
by Jodie
Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:34 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 1-2 Introduction
Replies: 80
Views: 62728

Orange

The demonstration using the orange was soooo great. I found that dividing the peel into 4 sections as suggested in the teachers manual was the trick. After laying the 4 sections side by side my son recalled that he has seen a world map that looked similar. This activity also answered all of the "why...
by Jodie
Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 3-4 United States
Replies: 67
Views: 44345

Computer game

This is our first year with MFW & ECC and we are so excited about starting at the end of August. The ideas on this message board are so wonderful! As I was reading the extra activities for the US I realized my son has a computer game called "Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen San Diego". The concept is t...