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10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

After completing our first year of high school I feel a little less like a newbie, and a little more confident about the choices we are making for the coming year. This is our 10th grade homeschool curriculum choices for our oldest child. One of the big changes for high school this year is that(…)

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6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

English/Language Arts: We are trying out something new this year with Jayden. He seems to be a whiz with his grammar and spelling so instead of doing just that I wanted to add in some literature as well. This led me to try Learning Language Arts Through Literature (LLATL) with him this year. (I am(…)

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3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

Ava has been schooled in our home since the beginning, just like her brother. Unlike her brother, and their sister before them, Ava has been schooled differently. She is the most “unschooled” child of the three of them. She is also the youngest .  This is what our 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum for 2014-2015 looks(…)

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What Happens When…..You Need to Choose a Homeschool Curriculum

What Happens When…..You Need to Choose a Homeschool Curriculum

Whether you are a first time homeschooler, or a veteran mom in the trenches, you will come to a point where you will need to find or choose a homeschool curriculum. It can be a somewhat overwhelming and daunting task to not only find curriculua but to narrow the field so you can choose a(…)

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How I Teach Homeschool High School History

How I Teach Homeschool High School History

In the elementary years I always taught science and history with lots of hands on activities. History was always done in Unit Study format with topics like the Civil War, Ancient Egypt, the Olympics, New York State History, Geography, Presidents and many more. Now that we have entered the years where I have to teach(…)

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How I Teach Homeschool High School Science

How I Teach Homeschool High School Science

Homeschooling High School Math and Science was always my two biggest concerns when I thought about the journey ahead. I didn’t want to have to relearn all of that information myself, and I had no idea how I was going to teach these subjects given that information and the fact that recreating science lab at(…)

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How I Teach Homeschool High School Math

How I Teach Homeschool High School Math

As the high school years approached with our first child, I was very nervous about how I would manage her homeschool high school years. I was a top of the class student in high school and graduated with honors from college, but many years have passed and with that many things have been forgotten. In(…)

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How I Teach Homeschool High School Reading and Language Arts

How I Teach Homeschool High School Reading and Language Arts

Homeschooling high school comes with many questions and unknowns. (See the precursor to this series – So You’re Scared to Homeschool High School) From how you are going to teach upper level math, to what about prom and everything in between. In this series I will share with you some of the ways we are(…)

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5th Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

5th Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

English/Language Arts: You will see that this plan does not include any formal writing. When my oldest was younger, writing was nothing but a fight. Finally I made the decision to go all unschooly and leave it alone for awhile. 🙂 When I decided to try and pick it back up in 7th and 8th(…)

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2nd Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

2nd Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

  Ava has been schooled in our home since the beginning, just like her brother. Unlike her brother, and their sister before them, Ava has been schooled differently. She is the most “unschooled” child of the three of them. She is also the youngest . I am looking to bring a little more structure to(…)

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