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by nehschooler2three
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore 4A, Specific Lessons
Replies: 37
Views: 13929

that makes sense now on how to explain it to him; thanks so much for your help.
by nehschooler2three
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:24 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Combining 1st and an OLDER program
Replies: 80
Views: 27751

More on 1st and ECC

Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:27 pm I have a first grader and 4th grader this year. We're on week 28. We're doing ECC and 1st grade this year. My 1st grader dd does the bible, reading/phonics and math from 1st grade. We don't do the science or any of the other things from 1st. She joins in with 4th gr...
by nehschooler2three
Fri May 30, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Schedule - Some users like to make a tentative daily plan
Replies: 33
Views: 13153

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:56 pm This is our second year in MFW. I was BRAND new to homeschooling in '06. This year I have a 4th grader and a 1st grader, the same as you will next year. My 4th grader is doing ECC and my 1st grader is doing MFW1. I also have a just turned 4yo ds. I find they work ve...
by nehschooler2three
Thu May 22, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Books - Questions about using the Atlases
Replies: 8
Views: 7059

Descriptions

Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:48 am We use both of them. The illustrated, imo, is more of a "facts about" the country. It talks about, for instance, the industries of the country, or their agriculture. My kids like this book. It still has the map on it and facts like size and population of the country...
by nehschooler2three
Sat May 03, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Math Facts - Flashcards & Math Windows - helps, alternatives
Replies: 19
Views: 7193

Math Facts - Flashcards & Math Windows - helps, alternatives

Math Windows & Time Math Windows & Time - How many minutes do you give for the sub. & add. ones? I have been giving them 2 minutes. I have a 1st, 2nd & 4th grader. Should I give them all the same time? After they complete them in a certain time, are they supposed to complete them in less time? We u...
by nehschooler2three
Tue Apr 08, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: ** Praise Reports about how God has used MFW-K in our family
Replies: 21
Views: 11014

Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2006 2:05 pm Lisa, Today we just finished day 10 and my daughter too was sad that the creation unit was over! She is just loving mfw k and is learning sooo much! I can't wait to see how much we learn as we do our 6 day units! We're very excited for S-s-sun. have fun with mfw k! ...
by nehschooler2three
Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Encyclopedias - Are these nice to use with MFW?
Replies: 26
Views: 12764

Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:22 pm

I bought a CD rom on ebay (2003 I think) for .99 plus 4.49 shipping. I didn't think that was bad. We also have a set of well loved ones off freecycle. Edition-1962!!!!! But some things (as kugoi said earlier) still are the same. HTH.

Jill
by nehschooler2three
Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:21 am
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: ADV Weeks 20-21
Replies: 9
Views: 8364

Week 20 - Louisiana notebooking

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 2:17 pm When we did this we did it just like the other pages we'd made for our history notebook. I made a copy of the full blank sheet of writing paper in the index (towards the front) and had my ds tell me what he learned. I wrote it into a couple sentances and he copied i...
by nehschooler2three
Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: Combining Adventures and K
Replies: 91
Views: 36782

Katrina, We did mfwk and adventures together last year; it was a blast!! Here's kind of what we did. (Oh I also have a 3 year old in the mix) After dressing, eating, making bed, teeth brushing, etc; we'd all sit down and do adventures bible together. It was really our devotion time too. Then the 3 y...
by nehschooler2three
Fri Mar 23, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Books - K Complete? Really?
Replies: 5
Views: 8142

Books - K Complete? Really?

When they say complete does that mean complete? Will it come with all the books that I need to teach? I am not the library visiting type, I'd rather buy it all ahead of time in a package, it is worth it for me. I don't want to get started and see that it isn't complete in that it is telling me I ne...
by nehschooler2three
Tue Dec 05, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Reading & Unit Studies - How do these balance?
Replies: 6
Views: 4749

Just wanted to add my .02 My daughter who is a middle child and turned 6 in the fall is doing mfw k this year. When we started kindergarten she only knew the letters 's' and 'm' and didn't know any other letters or there sounds (she's a bit of a late bloomer). We are now just finishing up lesson 10....
by nehschooler2three
Tue Nov 28, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Copywork/Dictation - Benefits? Resistance?
Replies: 28
Views: 16260

I have an 8 y.o ds that I'm using pll with. This is my first year hs and I was making him write everything. He complained, cried and hated that book. While visiting with a veteran hs'er who uses mfw. i was telling her about my son's "attitude" problems and how should I "fix" them. She said "he's 8 a...
by nehschooler2three
Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: Combining - Pre-K-ers & Preschoolers learn along with us!
Replies: 9
Views: 8829

Gotta love home schooling! My almost 3 year old (on dec 29th) starting belting out "God Bless America" in the middle of the church sermon! (we're doing adventures). Trouble was, my husband and i were laughing too hard to stop him! We did finally get him to quiet after 3 or 4 lines. thank goodness we...
by nehschooler2three
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:37 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Books - Why are there so few for this curriculum?
Replies: 28
Views: 14189

Becky, We are using adventures (and k too) and I agree with the above post! It is a wonderful program, my ds LOVES it ! We are having a great time, also remember to add your language arts and appropriate math in, also. We are not doing a foreign language, but that is also an optional add in. I canno...
by nehschooler2three
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:26 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 3 - Leaf
Replies: 43
Views: 37474

Music - Lesson 3 (and 13), I don't know this song!

On Day 5 of MFW-K Lesson 3, we sing a song to the tune of "I Will Make You Fishers of Men." I'm not familiar with this tune, and internet searches aren't pulling anything up for me. Does anyone know of a website where I can either find an audio file of this song, or the written music for it? Thanks...
by nehschooler2three
Wed Sep 20, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: ** Testimony, including value of books below grade level!
Replies: 4
Views: 6697

** Testimony, including value of books below grade level!

This is my first year homeschooling and we're using adventures for my 3rd grade ds and mfwk for my 6yr dd. We have a 2 1/2 year old ds tagging along, aslo! My 3rd grade son has been a VERY relunctant reader, but loves to be read to. This summer he got into reading a series of books, but he HATES to ...
by nehschooler2three
Thu Aug 03, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: I Can Do All Things - Supplies
Replies: 13
Views: 8418

elissa, i bought the kit for 21 dollars and purchased an extra set of colored pencils for my 6 yo as she'll want to do this with her big brother(and a xtra set of paint and marker cards too), then just bought her crayola markers. it was well worth the money! i was going to buy everything at hobby lo...
by nehschooler2three
Tue Jun 13, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 3rd grader (or advanced 2nd) - Adventures vs. ECC?
Replies: 63
Views: 22090

Hello! This will be my first year homeschooling also, and i am also bringing my soon-to-be 3rd grader home and will have a K too with a 2 1/2 year old. I bought the adventures deluxe and K. i have had a chance to look through them and they will be perfect. When i visited with the mfw office this is ...