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by JoyfulDancer
Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #15 - Elephant
Replies: 22
Views: 18795

Here is another link for a mural. We love Jan Brett's books. This mural goes with her book Honey Honey Lion. There are also tons of great free things on her website. http://janbrett.com/mural_hhl/honey_hon ... _mural.htm
by JoyfulDancer
Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:08 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Why MFW starts at 2A? (or does it?!)
Replies: 9
Views: 6514

Hi, we my dd is in 2A right now for 2nd grade, and doing great. I don't think she will make it all the way through 2B this year, but I suppose that is okay. She also use Calculadders daily, and I hope to get something like Quarter Mile Math when I can afford it. I just want to add that I got the Hom...
by JoyfulDancer
Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Classroom - Ideas for organizing without one
Replies: 32
Views: 17856

Classroom - Ideas for organizing without one

Hi ladies! I need to know for those of you who do not have a school room how you organize your childrens school books that they use everyday. Do they each have there own box with pencils, and their books. I am limited on space and need some very practical advice. Also where do you keep your teacher...
by JoyfulDancer
Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Handwriting - Do I need to add a program?
Replies: 6
Views: 6634

Last year my dd had attrocious handwriting (after public K) and she needed a lot of work on her hadwriting, so I did add a program to go over all the letters. After that I had her copy the weekly memory verse every day on plain paper, using the special MFW paper on Friday for her best work. Writing ...
by JoyfulDancer
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:52 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 8 - Dinosaur
Replies: 40
Views: 35586

Here is a really cute snack we made for D-d-Dinosaur week: Take 2 thin slices of apple. Put peanut butter on one side of each slice. Place 4 or 5 mini marshmallows on the peanut butter on one slice. Put the other slice on top of the marshmallows, peanut butter side down. Looks like a dinosaur mouth ...
by JoyfulDancer
Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:45 am
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Narration - Do any of you write these down?
Replies: 8
Views: 6731

I am by no means an expert, as my oldest is 7.5yo, but this is what we do: I have her narrate verbally for every reading, and I try once every week or two to get one written down. I have her do it while I type it into the computer. She actually enjoys this process, as she sees my type in her words. ...
by JoyfulDancer
Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:24 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Spelling - Discussion & ideas about spelling rules
Replies: 46
Views: 18779

Well, I'll just add our experience so far with R&S 2nd Gr. Spelling this year. I like it and my dd likes it. She does one page Mon, one page Tues, practice test on Thu and Test on Fri. If she misses a word (two so far this year) she has to copy it several times. Every day we make up silly sentences ...
by JoyfulDancer
Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:48 pm
Forum: Creation to the Greeks Archive
Topic: Feasts - Does CTG celebrate these holidays?
Replies: 7
Views: 8752

Hi Dawn, welcome. MFW1 also had us do a Shabbat dinner and celebrate Purim. Holly, I am messianic and have always celebrated the Jewish holidays, and believe me, it never gets easier to fit them all in and do them justice, especially the ones that fall in the middle of the week, or for a week at a t...