Author Archives: Laura

About Laura

I've been homeschooling since 2005. I have six children (born 2000 - 2012). We are eclectic in our approach with a bit more Well-Trained Mind philosophy over anything else.

New Links, Website Is Closed

2014 – 2015 was my last year homeschooling.  Here are the Dropbox links to the files.  I no longer have my website active because of hosting costs. Grammar Stage Grammar Stage Ancients Grammar Stage Middle Ages Grammar Stage Early Modern … Continue reading

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First Weeks of School

I wanted to check in and report on what we’ve been doing so far. I have six children, but the oldest (14) attends public school and the youngest (2) doesn’t do school work.  In this post, “older two” means my … Continue reading

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Week 1 Schedules for 2014 – 2015

Here’s what our first week looks like!  My children are in grades 7, 5, 3, and 1.  We are outsourcing Art, Musical Theater (Triple Threat), and French.  Those classes start in September.  We experimented with switching math programs last year … Continue reading

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Thoughts As I Start My 10th Year Homeschooling

This fall will start my tenth year of homeschooling.  TENTH.  That milestone makes me feel both accomplished and tired.  SO TIRED.  I’ve been contemplating ways to bring the spark and joy back into my homeschooling.  Here are some ideas I … Continue reading

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Multi-Level Ancients Writing Assignment Ideas

Writing Assignment Options Choose one or more writing assignments for your child to work on during each unit.  Younger children can dictate while you write.  Older students may need you to collaborate with them or at least help them until … Continue reading

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Reading List for Unit 4, Rhetoric Stage

Unit 4 Reading List: Rhetoric Stage As I mentioned earlier, I do not have Rhetoric Stage students, so this level of the guide is just a basic outline. Literature Options □  ^Horace, The Odes: New Translations by Contemporary Poets by … Continue reading

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Reading List for Unit 4, Logic Stage

I still need to add page numbers for the encyclopedia. — Unit 4 Reading List: Logic Stage Logic Stage students may also enjoy titles listed under Grammar Stage Level 2. Literature Options □  ^Warrior Scarlet by Rosemary Sutcliff (early humans) … Continue reading

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