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    Wk 20 To Live DVD

    This DVD is listed for lit this week in my year plan, but it does not appear anywhere at Bookshelf Central or on the book update chart. I assume it is no longer readily available, but shouldn't it...
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    Thanks...that helps a lot! If I outline that...

    Thanks...that helps a lot! If I outline that section of Poetics for myself, I have the basic roadmap and can check off concepts as I plan the year. I made a loose outline last year but never...
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    Hi Christy, Yes, I have penciled in all the...

    Hi Christy,
    Yes, I have penciled in all the titles in the margin of the document. I guess what I feel I am missing is a column that lists the class topics from the class plans for each week. The...
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    R Lit Big Picture

    I have been teaching the R lit class in our co-op this year (we're currently in y2). This is my first year as a lit teacher, so the learning curve has been rather steep for me. I've enjoyed the...
  5. I'll have to grab my daughter's copy and read the...

    I'll have to grab my daughter's copy and read the intro. She is using the Maynard copy, while I am reading it out of the big, fat Norton. I did catch the footnote about the quatrains and the theme...
  6. I love it when God knits together these lovely...

    I love it when God knits together these lovely patterns!

    I anticipate that our students will ask about magic in some of their favorite books -- we often refer to examples from The Lord of Rings...
  7. Thanks, Christy. I did research this a little...

    Thanks, Christy. I did research this a little bit and found this article on Crosswalk.com. http://www.crosswalk.com/faith/spiritual-life/magical-confusion.html?ps=0
    I thought it offered food for...
  8. Y2 w12 Faerie Queene discussion on magic

    I'm preparing for our lit discussion this week and want to include the optional topic of biblically evaluating magic. Both in the week plan teacher notes and the section on magic in the "Teaching...
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  10. I have tried to encourage my dd to read the...

    I have tried to encourage my dd to read the Poetics readings first, but she is usually so eager to jump into the story that she'll read some from each every day. As long as she is able to adequately...
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    Thank you, Lampstand Press, for giving us the...

    Thank you, Lampstand Press, for giving us the best of both worlds with the 2013 Poetics! I feel totally pampered to be able to have the printed version AND the DE reference copy. I'm sure it must...
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    First, you need a secret decoder ring --- Just...

    First, you need a secret decoder ring --- Just kidding! If only it were that easy.

    I struggled with this for our first R year last year and then again for this year. What I've concluded, based...
  13. Yup, thanks! Megg had also sent me an email with...

    Yup, thanks! Megg had also sent me an email with the corrections, which I very much appreciated. I was able to put a clear assignment up on our Moodle page. Hooray!

    Thanks again,
    Monica
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    Christy, Thanks so much for your wonderful...

    Christy,

    Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback. My daughter fell in love with literature through her journey through yr 1 R lit last year ... Many thanks to you and your compatriots! She is...
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    If you are doing R lit with one of the 2013...

    If you are doing R lit with one of the 2013 updated year plans, it would be a hassle to use the student questions and the discussion outlines in the teacher pages without Poetics. From the prep work...
  16. Bump for any of the fine editors (or authors) at...

    Bump for any of the fine editors (or authors) at Lampstand Press ..... Pretty please?

    Monica
  17. Nope, 3rd printing has ditched both of those...

    Nope, 3rd printing has ditched both of those Norton anthologies and are assigning this reading out of a Norton specific to the Middle Ages. They did trim the number of pages assigned this week...
  18. One more question, the assigned page numbers in...

    One more question, the assigned page numbers in the recommended resource do include the prologue to the Pardoner's Tale as well as the tale iteself. But in the orange box at the beginning of the R...
  19. Help, please: y2 3rd printing Canterbury Tales R assignment confusion

    Hi,

    I'm making up assignments for our co-op and am a little confused on what to assign for reading in wk 7 and how to get the page/line references smoothed out.

    The "Glance" at the end of wk 6...
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    New printed Poetics

    Will this ever be offered digitally? I ordered and received my discount copy as a direct customer. It is an incredible resource. But it would be so much easier and convenient to use if there were...
  21. I was thinking of the original poster when I came...

    I was thinking of the original poster when I came across this blog entry about Andrew Pudewa's comments on common core standards. I don't know if these thoughts will be helpful to anyone, but here...
  22. Wendysuebee, I'm so glad you have an excellent...

    Wendysuebee,

    I'm so glad you have an excellent relationship with your evaluator. It does make a big difference.

    I find her observations interesting. My oldest is definitely college bound,...
  23. Hi there. I just wanted to chime in as we live...

    Hi there. I just wanted to chime in as we live in a high regulation state as well, PA. We are required to keep portfolios and have a certified teacher evaluate them and interview our kids each...
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    Y2 u1 UG Resource from 4 yrs ago ???

    OK, I am having a brain cramp here as I start planning for cycling back to y2 later this summer. I have a note written in my 2009 print year plan that the then recommended resource, The Middle Ages...
  25. Good to know ... thanks, Pat! Monica

    Good to know ... thanks, Pat!

    Monica
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