First Reading Lessons coming this fall

“—but grant it, who in the world could get through all the pasting and cutting and general messing preparatory to the great lesson? No; the method of the books may be only second-best, but ready-made books must do for me. I have no time to make my own apparatus.”   I must own that the cutting and pasting was very clumsy, but the lesson served … Continue reading First Reading Lessons coming this fall

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle

☑☑☑☑☑  5 Pager Lesson Time read   This book doesn’t exactly fall into my Tired Mom Rating System because it was ‘obligated’ reading. I read it to my son for literature. So I HAD to stay awake for all 4-5 pages that I read aloud. Staying awake usually isn’t a problem for me during the morning lesson time- usually. Often I would read this book … Continue reading The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle

Subject List for Form 1a

Form 1a=  age 7-9 / grade 2-3 Bible * -Old Testament -New Testament   Literature -imagination stories like fables, fairy tales, and legends -poetry (read)*   History -own country -charts of the lives of people and/or time studied -timeline of the centuries wall display -famous artwork of major people and events studied   Geography -maps that correspond with books being read- often history -physical geography … Continue reading Subject List for Form 1a

Subject List for Form 1b

Form 1b=  age 6-8 / grade 1-2 Bible * -Old Testament -New Testament Literature -imagination stories like fables, fairy tales, and legends -poetry (read)* History -own country -child’s own timeline -famous artwork of major people and events Geography -maps that correspond with books being read-often history -physical geography learned outdoors- seasons, weather influences, sun ‘movement’,  water movement and its effects, air movement and its effects…. … Continue reading Subject List for Form 1b