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  1. How Do I Manage a U.S. States Study Unit?

    by , 04-04-2011 at 12:31 PM
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ID:	519Several states require a state study as part of a homeschooler's curriculum. A few, including Kansas, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, specify that the focus should be on the student's state.

    One way to provide this is to purchase a "state study" workbook. These typically devote one or two pages to each state. They usually begin with a list of the state's capital, state bird, state flower, state motto, ...

    Updated 04-04-2011 at 01:36 PM by hearthstone_academy

  2. Love Those Animated Science Lessons!

    by , 03-28-2011 at 08:35 PM
    My kids love Time4Learning science . . . even the text-based lessons. While most of the science lessons past second grade aren't animated, they ARE interactive, which is something the textbooks they've used in the past couldn't claim. My children enjoy being able to click on a word to hear it defined or pronounced, being treated to an occasional audio file or animation, and receiving immediate feedback when they answer comprehension questions.
  3. Spelling With Time4Learning

    by , 01-29-2011 at 10:04 PM
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    Through third grade, Time4Learning teaches spelling as an integrated part of the language arts program. Both phonics lessons AND "sight words" are included in the reading lessons. Good readers are usually good spellers!

    Time4Learning offers three resources for parents who desire more formal spelling study.

    1. In fourth, fifth, and sixth grade, designated spelling lessons are available within the language arts extensions. Each ...
  4. Can you help this member?

    by , 08-30-2010 at 11:19 AM
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    I want to know if you guys are also giving them all the worksheets too, or are you just using those when they are struggling in an area?

    Thanks so much!
    This question was recently posted on the Time4Learning Parent Forum. Do you use the printable worksheets? If so, how do you schedule them? This member would appreciate your comments, below!
  5. A Quiz: What Homeschooling Method is Right for You?

    by , 08-16-2010 at 09:56 AM
    You will certainly keep your own child's learning style in mind when choosing homeschool curriculum, but the teaching parent's personality, beliefs, and attitudes are important considerations, too.

    Rate the following statements according to how strongly you agree with them.

    a = I absolutely agree.
    b = I mostly agree.
    c = I'm 50/50 on this one.
    d = I mostly disagree.
    e = I absolutely disagree.
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