Our homeschool thus far.

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Our homeschool is going pretty well.  I am not only homeschooling my daughter, Abby, but also my nieces.  The grades I’m working with are 5th, 6th and 8th.  I’ve changed a couple of things since I wrote the post about what curriculum I was using, so I’ll try again.

For Abby we are using ACE for English and Math.  We have just started a Literature that I have had for a while.  It’s from Silver Burdett.  For writing I’m still doing my own thing.  I give her a topic and we go through the writing process.  For Spelling we have changed to Rod & Staff grade 6.  She and my youngest niece are doing it together.  For History we are using Mystery of History.  All three girls are doing the same thing for History and Science.  For Science we are using Apologia, Flying Things.  We are also doing a unit study right now from Amanda Bennett on Britian.  All three girls are real big One Direction fans, so I thought it would be a study they would enjoy.

For my younger neice I’m using ACE for English, Saxon 65 for math, the Silver Burdett literature gr. 5, and the other subjects the same as above.

For my older neice I’m using Easy Grammar for Englsih, Saxon 87 for math, Rod & Staff spelling gr. 8 and all the above.  She is doing an ACE reading book right now, but I have gotten her an ABEKA literature book.

All the girls have done very well this year.  I’m very proud of their progress.

Abby and I go to a co-op on Fridays that we are enjoying very much.  She is taking Sign Language and cooking classes.  She is also involved in a Keepers at Home  group that meets once a month.  We really love Keepers.  It is like girl scouts, but Christian.  The girls work on different projects and recieve pins.

 

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New Coop group in Union County.

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A group of homeschoolers are starting a new Coop group.  So if you live in the Union, Pontotoc or Tippah County area check us out.  Come on over and see our Facebook page.  It’s just been put up, but keep watching!!  It’s called Tri-County Coop right now, but I’ll keep you informed if it changes.

Our next meeting and registration for the Spring classes will be Jan. 11th.  More info soon.

Classes right now will be:     Cooking

Sign Language

Music

First classes will be held Jan. 18th at 8:30 am – 12:00pm.

Contact me if you are interested in more information.

Thanks,

Colette

New Schedule for Webcasts

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I am going to have to change my schedule for the next couple of weeks.  The Homeschool Channel will be streaming the Homeschool Conference from Memphis, TN, so I will not be doing a webcast for April 10th.

My new schedule is:

April 17th – Using the Internet in Your Homeschool

April 24th – Handwriting Curriculum and Tools

May 1st – Organizing Your Homeschool – Tools and Suggestions

May 8th – Creative Writing – The Writing Notebook and Process

Hope to see you there!