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  1. Reasons to use newest R lit versus 2009 version?

    I have used Year 1 Rhetoric literature every four years since 2006, and am currently using a 2009-2010 DE version. I recently looked at the latest version (2017) and noticed several major changes....
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    I see where you are reading, but it seems to be...

    I see where you are reading, but it seems to be me that that is saying that there are other places that people can get justice rather than Star-Chamber, and so that is one reason it is ok to abolish...
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    Week 22 Government

    Student Question 10 asks about paragraph II of "Abolition of the Star Chamber." As far as we can tell, this paragraph (actually, the whole document) says nothing about why the Star Chamber was...
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    Go to your year plan page from your desktop...

    Go to your year plan page from your desktop shortcut, click on any unit, scroll down until you see The Loom on the bottom right. Click on that, and you will see links to all sorts of helpful...
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    In the Y2 document for High School Credits, there...

    In the Y2 document for High School Credits, there is an * after those statements, but I don't see a note with one *. If I remember right from previous years, it said that if you are giving an English...
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    We are so grateful that God has led you to...

    We are so grateful that God has led you to develop this curriculum and to support TOG families with your wise and loving counsel. Our children are getting much practice analyzing our world Biblically...
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    I can't find it on the forums or website or loom,...

    I can't find it on the forums or website or loom, but I did save it on my computer, so here it is:

    Revised 5/10/07 by Marcia Somerville:

    I felt like the LORD prompted me to offer this "How to...
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    Ussher's book is very helpful, as is the chart....

    Ussher's book is very helpful, as is the chart. We also used the book Unwrapping the Pharaohs to help understand the problems with early chronology and with coordinating Egypt's dates with the Bible....
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    So, Dana, just to clarify: the dates are correct...

    So, Dana, just to clarify: the dates are correct for Joel and Obadiah, but they are in the wrong order on page 6 in the time line date section. So Obadiah should come first at 841-825 B.C. and then...
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    Hi, Sue! I think there are ways you can help...

    Hi, Sue!
    I think there are ways you can help your son. What you do depends on the reasons he's having trouble answering the questions. I've had a few children who have had trouble finding the...
  11. Just a thought - if you do plan to go through the...

    Just a thought - if you do plan to go through the cycle again, you might want to save some, if not many, of the read alouds for the next go round. When the students get into UG and D, they still...
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    I had weird things like that happen when I used a...

    I had weird things like that happen when I used a different browser.
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    That sounds great, Heather - it addresses my main...

    That sounds great, Heather - it addresses my main concerns.

    Now I have another question - how easy was it to split the discussion like that, with the discussion outlines the way they are set up?...
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    I have seen many differing ways to do upper level...

    I have seen many differing ways to do upper level history discussions, especially for those of us with several levels.

    I was wondering about how combining D & R discussions works. I am tempted to...
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    I haven't used this recipe, but I used another...

    I haven't used this recipe, but I used another cookie recipe, and it worked great - until we baked it - then the dough all merged together and we had a cookie sheet-sized cookie with no map features!...
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    I you have DE, you can use the Workbook Content...

    I you have DE, you can use the Workbook Content and copy and paste into a word processor. Then you can format it the way you want. My ds does it himself and then types the answers in under each...
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    Patrick Henry College is offering online classes...

    Patrick Henry College is offering online classes that will prepare the students for AP exams. From what I can tell, however, they are not labeled AP classes because they are not specifically...
  18. We use an adult dictionary and thesaurus. The...

    We use an adult dictionary and thesaurus. The dictionary has been fine (we have a couple of them, and all the words have been in them). However, we have a couple thesaurus's (Roget's and...
  19. Thread: D/R students

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    God bless you, Kimberly! You are serving many...

    God bless you, Kimberly! You are serving many people - the Lord, your husband and family, and all of us by supporting your husband in our service. Thank you, and don't be weary in well-doing, for...
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    Kimberly, I've been there! It's overwhelming to...

    Kimberly,
    I've been there! It's overwhelming to think about all those discussions. It's amazing, though, how it's become a part of our life since Y1, and I really look forward to those times.
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  21. Thread: What if...?

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    Just some thoughts . . . A literature-based...

    Just some thoughts . . .

    A literature-based program is beneficial for anyone because it's real books, and one needs to appreciate them and know how to get information from real books as a lifelong...
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    I can't answer about AP tests, but my son has...

    I can't answer about AP tests, but my son has passed CLEP tests, which can also be used for college credit (depending on the college's policy, like AP). The Analyzing and Interpreting Literature...
  23. Thread: What if...?

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    Good and thoughtful advice, Eia. I agree. ...

    Good and thoughtful advice, Eia. I agree.

    There is no substitute for writing expertise but to just jump in and do it regularly. The evaluations essays are indeed great practice for timed...
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    I am public-school educated, albeit at an...

    I am public-school educated, albeit at an excellent college prep high school, and I am an engineer by training, so the classic humanities are not my forte, to say the least....
  25. I found this interesting site with an answer for...

    I found this interesting site with an answer for you from Potok himself:

    http://potok.lasierra.edu/Potok.faqs.html

    Hope that helps,
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