Easy Grammar Systems
Jun21

Easy Grammar Systems

Dr. Wanda Phillips, creator of Easy Grammar www.easygrammar.com Wanda began teaching at the high school level. “Very soon,” she relates, “I began to question why these students were coming to me without an understanding of grammar. I’m embarrassed now to admit it, but I read more

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Rightstart™ Math
Jun18

Rightstart™ Math

Rightstart™ Math for Homeschoolers   This unique, award-winning, hands-on program de-emphasizes counting, uses visualization of quantities, and provides strategies and visual pictures for learning the facts. Understanding and problem solving are emphasized througho read more

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Aunt Phil’s Trunk – Alaska
Jun05

Aunt Phil’s Trunk – Alaska

Alaska Legislators Traveled Trails by Dog Teams in 1913   From Aunt Phil’s Trunk – https://auntphilstrunk.com With the transfer of power we experienced in January, 2017, in Washington, D.C., it seems fitting that we spotlight the history of Alaska’s political read more

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Orville and Wilbur Wright – Famous Homeschoolers

www.homeschoolmagazine.com Aviation Pioneers Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright were aviation pioneers and inventors who were born near Millville, Indiana.  They showed mechanical genius from boyhood. These two home-taught boys opened a bicycle sales and repair shop in Dayton, Ohio and a very young age (around 17) and soon were making and selling their own bicycles. They loved to invent and had read about experiments with gliders which...

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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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