Little House On the Prairie Books Rich Literature and Unit Study

Named in the Top 20 of all time Children’s Books by Readers for good reason www.walnutgrove.org By Emerson Sandow Ms. Charlotte Mason was a British teacher of the late 1800s who developed a complete instruction method named after her. Many homeschooling families adhere to some or all of Ms. Mason’s precepts in teaching their own children with her very solid and sound approach. Among the Charlotte Mason guidelines are to use living...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Three

By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com The Body This copyrighted article is the third of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay. Parts One and Two are available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/ How many paragraphs should an essay contain? There is no absolute answer to this question. It arises because of an arbitrary model called “the 5-paragraph essay.” People who talk about essays that...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

  The Introduction   By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com   This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The...

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Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice important social skills, such as camaraderie,...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part One

Finding the Theme of a Story by Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the first of a series of 6 articles that teach students to write an effective essay. ====================== Writing a winning essay is not as hard as you think. The key is having an excellent system at your fingertips!* — not just any system, but one developed and tested in actual classrooms in high school, college, and...

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6 Steps to Improve Your Child’s Learning Skills During Summer

by Bonnie Terry,  M. Ed., BCET —  https://www.bonnieterrylearning.com 1.  Improve Learning Skills with a Weekly Field Trip Good readers are readers who know a bit about a lot of different topics. They have ‘prior knowledge’ to connect past knowledge and experiences to what they are reading. So, build your child’s knowledge base by going on a weekly field trip, providing rich experiences for your kids. These trips can even be...

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