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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Miss Gail’s Preschool Reading Center

http://www.carpenterliteracy.com/ Gail Carpenter is currently operating a private childcare/preschool in her home. It is called Miss Gail’s Preschool Reading Center. She takes children at around age 6 months and they begin singing the Sound Song with a whole group as they start the day. By age 4 years old, the children know the ABC letters and sounds from playing Bingo Boards and singing the song twice a day. Then they move on...

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