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    Pageant of Philosophy

    Last time we went through this year-plan, I printed out unit 1 of the Pageant. Now I am using the updated version of the Year 4 DE curriculum. Has the Pageant changed much, or will the 2011 version...
  2. I think I just found the answer to my question by...

    I think I just found the answer to my question by going to the book updates chart. Looks like Rhetoric is mostly unchanged (except for the version of Cold War: History in Documents, which has a...
  3. How much different is Year 4 since my last time through it?

    I downloaded the 2011 version of DE to my old computer last time we did year 4. I still have it on my very old laptop, but would like to be able to use DE from our family's main computer. I know I...
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    Yes, Christy. Thank you. That's very helpful. To...

    Yes, Christy. Thank you. That's very helpful. To clarify: The element(s) of "artistry" she would be responding to would be the character's nature, etc. and/or experiment in living >as artistry< (not...
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    Y3 wk 7 Personal Response to Literature

    My daughter is supposed to write a personal response to literature. From the options in the teacher's notes she chose, "Describe a character's nature, circumstances, and beliefs, explaining how these...
  6. That's probably a really good choice. Thanks....

    That's probably a really good choice. Thanks. He's been working with Poetics for literary analysis techniques and categories for several years now, so I'm not as concerned about that as I was about...
  7. Thanks again for investing in my student. I hope...

    Thanks again for investing in my student. I hope it somehow ends up being an investment in many more.
    Your first reply pretty much had me hooked on Faerie Queene for this particular student; Now my...
  8. Christy, Thank you so much for taking the time...

    Christy,
    Thank you so much for taking the time to give such a thoughtful answer! While planning the year, I read about Faerie Queene and KNEW I wanted to include it (my hope - which is evaporating...
  9. Substituting? (wondering currently about Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves)

    I have a high school senior who, because of other academic opportunities, missed out on some of the year 1 and 3 R literature. This year he's doing year 2 lit., but I am trying figure out how to...
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    Pat, I hear you! I see Christy's list as the...

    Pat,
    I hear you! I see Christy's list as the most efficient way to get what's intended out of the reading. It's how I would assign if I'm being completely directive. But sometimes it's best for my...
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    Thanks, Monica and Christy. That's quite helpful....

    Thanks, Monica and Christy. That's quite helpful.
    Bonnie
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    What order for R literature assignments?

    I would guess this has already been answered, but I haven't been able to find the answer so maybe some kind soul will address it...
    I'm wondering what is the most effective order in which my...
  13. Older Print version of Redesign - literature helps

    I'm back around to year 1 for the 3rd time, which I have in PRINT Redesign from four years ago. After that I bought all DE versions, so I've been using DE for three years. Now that I'm back to Year...
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    I hope this gets bumped up, b/c I'm curious about...

    I hope this gets bumped up, b/c I'm curious about others' answers to this. I have a friend whose son, thanks to College Plus, earned his "Bachelor's degree" by the time he graduated homeschool high...
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    I'm asking this b/c I know it will come up in...

    I'm asking this b/c I know it will come up in discussion with my Rhetoric boys. Can a writer with a Christian worldview write in the realistic mode and still be faithful to his worldview? One of the...
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    I guess that explains why it's listed in the...

    I guess that explains why it's listed in the literature row, instead of the enrichment row like many of the videos are! http://tapestryofgrace.groupee.net/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif I...
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    I just want to make sure I'm clear on what is...

    I just want to make sure I'm clear on what is being recommended. There are two video series called "North and South" that my library has. One is about the Civil War (which fits with the week topic),...
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    Yes, it does play other cd's. I'll keep playing...

    Yes, it does play other cd's. I'll keep playing around - it may be my ignorance of the media player or other software, but now that I know they're not protected, I'll keep trying. Strange that I've...
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    I have units 2,3, and 4 of Pop Quiz for Year 3. I...

    I have units 2,3, and 4 of Pop Quiz for Year 3. I tried to put them on my mp3 player because our car cd player stopped working, and am unable to do so. The discs play fine in a cd player and are...
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    I agree, Pat, about how kids differ. After...

    I agree, Pat, about how kids differ. After beginning this thread I made some choices, including having my freshman listen to P&P unabridged on audio, while still doing the Poetics and discussion; he...
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    Thank you, Mindy - that's very helpful...

    Thank you, Mindy - that's very helpful information. Anyone else who can chime in on what Rhetoric literature selections I wouldn't want my freshman to miss (since he won't get this year again); or...
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    I'm working to mix some dialectic and some...

    I'm working to mix some dialectic and some rhetoric literature selections for my young freshman son, and wondering if anyone has some suggestions, especially their wouldn't-want-to-miss R level...
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    Tami, I listened within the past couple years to...

    Tami,
    I listened within the past couple years to an unabridged recording of P&P from our library read by an excellent British performer. It was wonderful - all the humor came through, and it was...
  24. Thanks, Christy, that's helpful. This was his...

    Thanks, Christy, that's helpful.
    This was his last paper as a high school senior before heading off to Hillsdale College in the fall. I'll probably just go over the need to be absolutely clear in...
  25. The "two sides of reality" he develops are...

    The "two sides of reality" he develops are basically the total depravity of man (sin overcoming a person), and the ability to be saved from sin by an external source (Christ). He says he feels like...
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