Monthly Archives: September 2013

Knowledge of Real American History

“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country.  He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice.  As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse … Continue reading

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A Funny Chicken and Prepositions

If you enjoy chickens like we do, or even if you don’t, Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins is a cute story about a hen and a fox filled with prepositional phrases.  This is a great little book that teaches grammar … Continue reading

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Two Caldecott Award Winning Books

Robert McCloskey wrote and illustrated Blueberries for Sal and Make Way for Ducklings.  Both stories won awards for their creative illustrations.  Blueberries for Sal  is set in Maine.  Two different mothers are on opposite sides of the same hill with … Continue reading

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Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall

Hard work, American history, and family unity puts this book on my list of favorites.  Hands from large to small are busy being productive.  Journey through a year’s seasons, as an entrepreneurial New England family makes a living on their … Continue reading

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Two of My Favorite Children’s Authors: Eric Carle and Margaret Wise Brown

Reading children’s picture books are enjoyable for people of any age.  As a teacher, I have had the privilege to read many wonderful, colorful, and educational children’s books.  Two of my favorite authors over the years have become Margaret Wise … Continue reading

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You Can Home School

Do you want to home school your child/children?  There has never been a better time to do so.  Home education has many benefits.  With the computer technology available to you and networks of home school families, you have a wealth … Continue reading

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