Search:

Type: Posts; User: soloporfe

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    0
    Views
    38,606

    Y4: Our USO Show

    We had a blast early this spring, planning and executing our own USO show. This was a small crowd, just my family (husband, myself, daughter-10, son-6 and my parents). Nevertheless, we packed a lot...
  2. Lower Grammar Vocabulary: Appropriate or Not?

    Hi,

    I'm planning out our work for this year, and I've run across some optional vocabulary terms whose inclusion (even as an optional suggestion) for the Lower Grammar stage I must question. Are...
  3. Thanks for these heads-up, folks. Deanna, your...

    Thanks for these heads-up, folks. Deanna, your 2009 recommendation of A Night to Remember is going to be helpful for my kids and me now in 2015. This is not the first time I've been thankful that...
  4. Replies
    0
    Views
    15,814

    Hearing the Roar of the Roaring Twenties

    I just discovered this very interactive site, especially helpful to auditory and visual learners, allowing them to see sights and hear sounds from New York City in the Twenties.
    ...
  5. Replies
    1
    Views
    45,579

    Obviously, this answer is far too late to do...

    Obviously, this answer is far too late to do Christi any good. But I have had very high success finding things such as a family story form online, especially on teacher-oriented sites or...
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    44,935

    Christmas in Regency England

    Our early elementary co-op assigned each student to give a presentation about Christmas in another country. We incorporated our Year 3 studies by narrowing the time period to Regency England (early...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    18,798

    Monica, I hope someone messaged you back in...

    Monica, I hope someone messaged you back in February with feedback. I enjoyed reading your daughter's essay very much. It has been since the mid 1980s since I read the Odyssey, so I would not dare...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    14,349

    We are just beginning our Tapestry journey with a...

    We are just beginning our Tapestry journey with a first grader, doing Year 2 this year. The responders above gave good feedback regarding TOG. One thing we have found working through this lower...
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    51,867

    more info on wooden fort kit

    We found a very inexpensive "wooden fort" kit from JoAnn's or Michael's (sorry I can't remember), and we built it with three sides instead of 4 to resemble Jamestown, so there were some unused parts....
  10. Replies
    0
    Views
    48,625

    Small Y2 U3 Celebration

    We went over to Grandma's home and pleasantly surprised her with a pot of peanut soup, using the Colonial Williamsburg recipe from the King's Arms Tavern. She's not one to try new foods, but she...
  11. Replies
    0
    Views
    10,711

    Medieval Feast with a few twists

    We enjoyed a family feast at the end of Unit 1. We passed a finger bowl instead of using napkins, and we used wooden trenchers with knives and spoons (eg compostable bamboo ware like Whole Foods or...
Results 1 to 11 of 11