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by spunkytigrr
Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Ideas - God's Creation from A to Z (Kindergarten)
Topic: #24 - Vegetables
Replies: 14
Views: 17235

Re: #24 - Vegetables

I agree it's a good unit to introduce a food pyramid. I wanted to give a handy resource though... In recent years I've come across the "Healthy Eating Pyramid" and "Healthy Eating Plate" which is put out by Harvard as a preferable alternative to the USDA's old food pyramid and My Plate. Basically th...
by spunkytigrr
Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Compare MFW to literature-based programs?
Replies: 80
Views: 45983

Re: Help! Considering MFW starting in K or waiting til grade 3/4

Been using MFW since oldest was in 2nd grade. Prior to that, I didn’t know MFW existed. I used Five in a Row with her from Pre K through 1st grade. How ‘about that? Neat huh. I tried the character stuff in FIAR and tried to add a Bible curriculum. Everything felt so disjointed. I loved reading the ...
by spunkytigrr
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Cursive - When does MFW start & misc cursive ?s
Replies: 49
Views: 37770

I'm undecided about cursive in K

I’m undecided if I wish to take A Beka’s route to learning cursive in Kindergarten… I like the idea of not having to “unlearn” printed writing. They seem to be the only ones using this approach (that I've found anyway), and I wonder if it's just too much, and if it's better to learn print first, th...