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    Dear Tammy, If you have a print-only WA, the...

    Dear Tammy,

    If you have a print-only WA, the Talking Points are found on the CD - the first column of the chart. They are a condensation of the material in the hard copy.

    On DE, if you click...
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    We've used various grammar programs through the...

    We've used various grammar programs through the years, including Easy Grammar. This year we've used Daily Grammar Practice, which we all love. Everyone has learned SO MUCH, and their knowledge has...
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    Dear Pat, I think the notes before the Week 3...

    Dear Pat,

    I think the notes before the Week 3 Church History discussion outline on p. 65 address your questions about Billy Sunday.

    I looked back through all the D bios, and the Billy Sunday...
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    Dear Leslie, We waited and read them in Years...

    Dear Leslie,

    We waited and read them in Years 3 and 4 when the framework (worldview) within which each was written could be discussed. We were able to appreciate the genres, artistry, and themes...
  5. We've always used our American Heritage...

    We've always used our American Heritage dictionary (and thefreedictionary.com) and the Synonym Finder by J.I. Rodale.

    Blessings,
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    Dear Susan, My boys loved The Chosen because...

    Dear Susan,

    My boys loved The Chosen because of the setting and character development, To Kill a Mockingbird because of the artistry and themes, and The Hobbit because of the artistry. We also...
  7. The Glance into Next Week at the end of each week...

    The Glance into Next Week at the end of each week plan does give warnings whenever these type of issues occur in the readings so that you are aware of the problems and can skip the reading, discuss...
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    Dear Courtney, I'll explain what we did for...

    Dear Courtney,

    I'll explain what we did for Latin, grammar, and writing.

    Latin:

    I stopped and started a number of Latin curricula in the Lower/Upper Grammar years. For us, the Dialectic...
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    Dear Cynthia, The cutting/trimming charts are...

    Dear Cynthia,

    The cutting/trimming charts are located on the Loom in the Teaching Rhetoric Literature section.

    As an enouragement, the literary analysis skills are reviewed each year, so even...
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    I don't know of another book that would serve the...

    I don't know of another book that would serve the same purpose as this one - detailing My dss did not particularly enjoy reading this book, but our discussions each week were fruitful.

    I think...
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    Amy, I have a friend who uses both DIVE and...

    Amy,

    I have a friend who uses both DIVE and Saxon Teacher. I emailed her your questions. Here is her reply:

    "DIVE and Saxon Teacher are alike in that they both use a type of blackboard screen...
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    I've recently found two resources that we are...

    I've recently found two resources that we are enjoying immensely.

    The first is an Art History PowerPoint Resource. You can either download entire PowerPoint shows based on different art...
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    First, the warning: When I pre-read Siddhartha,...

    First, the warning: When I pre-read Siddhartha, I found a passage on p. 43 that I thought should be blacked out (Siddhartha's dream). This passage was not listed in the At a Glance section in Week...
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    The Notes at the end of the edition of Lord of...

    The Notes at the end of the edition of Lord of the Flies sold at the Bookshelf contain some unhelpful and unnecessary interpretations that I feel deserve a warning in the At a Glance section. The...
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    Dear Iwona, The government supplement is only...

    Dear Iwona,

    The government supplement is only scheduled for the Rhetoric level.
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    Dear April, Do your children enjoy coloring? ...

    Dear April,

    Do your children enjoy coloring? Here is a link to a coloring book with one page for each president:

    Presidents Coloring Book

    Blessings,
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    I completely agree with Sharon. The important...

    I completely agree with Sharon. The important thing is to write. The projects listed in Tapestry (newspaper, journal, photo essay, play, etc.) are simply vehicles used to practice writing...
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    Dear Angie, Here are a few random thoughts on...

    Dear Angie,

    Here are a few random thoughts on teaching writing:

    I've taught the Photo Essay to four different children and have not been satisfied with the results a single time. I came to the...
  19. Dear Eia, (Not Marcia here...) I think a...

    Dear Eia,

    (Not Marcia here...)

    I think a 9th grader would do fine reading Church History in Plain Language. It is an interesting book, and the reading level is not overly challenging. They...
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    Try this link, scroll down to where the recorded...

    Try this link, scroll down to where the recorded workshops are listed and click on "Tips for Teaching a Houseful."

    Virtual Conference Workshops

    HTH!
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    Dear Amy, I haven't used Ultimate yet, but we...

    Dear Amy,

    I haven't used Ultimate yet, but we completed Easy Grammar Plus last year and are going to use the Ultimate Grade 9 this year. The Ultimate books are set up just like the Daily Grams...
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    Thank you! I was concerned that #1 may be too...

    Thank you! I was concerned that #1 may be too broad and #2 get too long, so I'll pass along your suggestions. We really appreciate them!

    Blessings,
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    Are these thesis statements for the literary...

    Are these thesis statements for the literary comparison papers on the right track? If not, do you have any suggestions as to how they can they be modified and improved? I have a 14yo ds and a 16yo...
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    Janelle, Here are the links at Librivox. ...

    Janelle,

    Here are the links at Librivox. Scroll down each page to see the links to the mp3 files for each chapter.

    Our Island Story Part 1

    Our Island Story Part 2

    Here is the link to an...
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    What is he having problems with? My dc struggled...

    What is he having problems with? My dc struggled through the modules that required math skills. I thought the explanations in those modules were very poor. (I had trouble understanding them, and...
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