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    Michelle, Thanks for that great info. That one...

    Michelle,

    Thanks for that great info. That one seems to have the best reviews for kids that really need help. I was only hesitant moving him down to such a low level. But I see the value of...
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    Has anyone used ALL ABOUT SPELLING?

    Has anyone used ALL ABOUT SPELLING?
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    Marcia, Our issue has been that words learned...

    Marcia,

    Our issue has been that words learned on a test do not translate into writing at all. My ds is an excellent and voracious reader, so its a bit perplexing to me. I'm a natural speller....
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    The goal is just for spelling. I will look into...

    The goal is just for spelling. I will look into Sequential Spelling as well. Thanks so much the input.

    AnnM in Texas
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    Has anyone ever used the Phonetic Zoo? My son...

    Has anyone ever used the Phonetic Zoo? My son will be in 6th next year, and nothing we have used is working. I'm also thinking about Spelling Power, which I know people love. I am intrigued by the...
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    I found some subs I really like. I'm using the...

    I found some subs I really like. I'm using the Light and the Glory, and from Sea to Shining Sea, both by Peter Marshall and David Manuel. They are very Christian in worldview, and tell of God's hand...
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    I just bought books 2-4 of the Hakim series, and...

    I just bought books 2-4 of the Hakim series, and I became uncomfortable after the first few chapters. So I'm now hunting for something with a more conservative, Christian worldview. In book 2, it...
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    I have a little girl adopted internationally, and...

    I have a little girl adopted internationally, and we dealt with the same speech issues. It ended up that she has apraxia. Apraxia is a processing issue that affects their ability to read and write as...
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    The praise is well deserved. I've never enjoyed...

    The praise is well deserved. I've never enjoyed homeschooling as much as I have this year, and I can't wait to start each week's lessons. My son has never been happier either; he feels so...
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    My son was a very reluctant writer last year in...

    My son was a very reluctant writer last year in 3rd grade. He cried just writing a few sentences. Forget doing paragraphs! We switched from a traditional program to TOG this year, and are using...
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    If you aren't going to be in Kansas very long,...

    If you aren't going to be in Kansas very long, what if you just read a book about Kansas history and called it a day?? If you get towards the end of Dialectic and you are still there, you could...
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    PS...about www.statehistory.net...

    PS...about www.statehistory.net. If you do one of their books, you don't have to get the Abeka notebook,too. They talk about several notebooking options, and have the individual state books to get...
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    Here are two things that may help if you do this...

    Here are two things that may help if you do this as a summer project. Check out the Abeka My State Notebook. This will give you a guideline for what you need to know. State History is taught in...
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    This is not a quick, easy answer. Several moms...

    This is not a quick, easy answer. Several moms in our homeschool group realized we needed to teach state (Texas) history. Instead of researching it all and doing at home separately, we created a...
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    Thanks; I can see that saving me ALOT of work at...

    Thanks; I can see that saving me ALOT of work at the end of the year when I have papers everywhere :-) I appreciate the input.

    AnnM
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    I'm new to TOG, and I have questions regarding...

    I'm new to TOG, and I have questions regarding the student notebook. TOG says to "have your teacher help you label your dividers." Does it say anywhere in the curriculum how we should set up this...
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