Halloween Story with Assignment – Grade 5

I have looked for a Halloween story for T’s Special Reading Assignment for Halloween and after reading a few, decided to write him one myself. This way I can take his answer to, what do you think will happen next, and develop it into a second part which we can do together. You can too. Here […]

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Sumerians – Writing In Cuneiform

Learning About the Sumerians Writing Names In Cuneiform This week we have been learning all about the Sumerians. We have learned that they are often referred to as, “the cradle of civilization.” That a civilization is a large group of people living closely together, and relying on one another. That a civilization must have 3 […]

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Radiant Energy To Thermal Energy Experiment

Radiant Energy To Thermal Energy Experiment Simple Experiment for Converting Radiant Energy into Thermal Energy I thought I would share a really simple but very cool experiment to demonstrate Radiant Energy being converted into Thermal Energy. First, let’s define: Radiant Energy = 1. energy transmitted in wave motion, especially electromagnetic wave motion. 2. Light Thermal […]

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Photography Lessons Part 3

Photography Lesson For Kids – Part 3 Click Here to start at the beginning with Introduction To Black and White Photography with Ansel Adams. Click Here to see Part Two – Learning Photography with Assignment I confess I meant to post this two weeks ago. Things just got really crazy but I was so excited […]

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Books Down – What Else We Are Learning This Week

Learning without books! We had a terrifying incident last week when a Mustang side-swiped us coming home from the grocery store.. Feeling SO blessed that everyone walked away. That said, between getting the estimate, picking up the police report, and all that came with that sort of scare, we missed a lot of our fun stuff […]

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Great education quotes for teachers and students

Quotes for Teachers and Students

Education Quotes for Teachers and Students Three of my favorite teacher/learning quotes from this week. I love a great quote and these three are my top choices for this week! As a homeschooling Mom, these all ring especially true. An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make […]

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One Point Perspective Name Drawings

One Point Perspective Name Drawings This is a fun project for Art time. Fold a paper in half Unfold it – the crease represents your horizon line. Measure to the halfway point in the center and make an X which will represent your vanishing point. Use stencils to have students trace there names at the […]

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Top Ten Videos of People Being Beautiful, Creative and Kind (2)

Top Ten Videos of People Being Beautiful, Creative and Kind Part Two 6. T has certainly faced his share of challenges. He has experienced severe speech and language delays. He has learned valuable lessons as he overcame these issues. He learned compassion and he learned to never judge a person. We are all different and […]

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