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by Carrie
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Nature Journal for MTMM?
Replies: 8
Views: 1060

Re: Nature Journal for MTMM?

Hello! How exciting that you are on the verge of beginning your nature journal in Missions to Modern Marvels. Our youngest son is currently doing that guide too. :D As far as the nature journal goes, the lessons where you need glossy paper are few and far between. We actually ended up using a bound ...
by Carrie
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: World Geography Literature Substitutions
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: World Geography Literature Substitutions

Heather, We do definitely have a reason behind everything we schedule in each guide! :D With that being said, the book selections in the literature portion of the World Geography guide are some of the easiest to swap between the book sets. This is because they are not the spine of the literature stu...
by Carrie
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Only history
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: Only history

Hello! We are glad you are here! :D We do have families use Heart of Dakota only for the history. Many families start that way, and then as the year goes on they add more and more of the guide because they like the look of it! So you never know…you may end up using more of the guide than you think! ...
by Carrie
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: NBing pages & new guides: moving forward
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: NBing pages & new guides: moving forward

Hello Rice, This is a great question! We do not have plans to rewrite the guides to require changes to the notebooking pages, except to possibly add notebooking pages to guides that do not already have them. Our goal is to make schooling easier and better with each change we make. :D The notebooking...
by Carrie
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: WG Grading and Record Keeping
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: WG Grading and Record Keeping

Hello, This is a great question! We are knee-deep in getting our new catalog to the press right now, but I wanted share a post I wrote about grading that may be helpful. Mike and I have homeschooled our boys for 20 years now and graduated two high school students from our homeschool. :wink: Our olde...
by Carrie
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: WH Biology
Replies: 4
Views: 437

Re: WH Biology

Ladies, I am so glad you are excited that the World History guide will now be in color! :D We are very excited as well! :!: We are moving each of our guides to color as they go into a reprint. It will take us about 18 months - 2 years to move all of the guides over to color (as some had just gone in...
by Carrie
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Combining for Jr/Sr High LA
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: Combining for Jr/Sr High LA

Rice,

In Their Sandals can easily be moved to a different year if you desire. I just like to frontload the essential writing skills that are needed for higher education, which is why I suggested doing Essentials in Writing for two years prior to In Their Sandals.

Blessings,
Carrie
by Carrie
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Combining for Jr/Sr High LA
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: Combining for Jr/Sr High LA

Hello Rice! I am hoping we won't confuse those reading this thread, as we discuss your options! :D You have a big family with some unique customization happening, which will be specific to your family. I can see the need to streamline time spent teaching composition, so I'll wade in with some though...
by Carrie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Re: Happy Easter!

Erica,

Blessings to you too!

Carrie
by Carrie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Phonics Instruction
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Phonics Instruction

Rice, I think Sound Bytes is a great choice in your situation. I would pause the Emerging Reader's Set and just work through Sound Bytes for now. It may take a couple of months or could go more quickly. It isn't uncommon to need a bridge between Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons and our E...
by Carrie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Phonics Instruction
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Phonics Instruction

Hello Susan, If your kiddos have completed Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons, and you don't feel your kiddos are ready for the Emerging Reader's Set, I would recommend Sound Bytes for your pair next. If, however, you haven't finished Teach Your Child to Read..., or you did finish and feel...
by Carrie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Update and a question
Replies: 6
Views: 934

Re: Update and a question

Hello Jenn! I am so glad that you are getting a chance to talk through options for your busy family! Some great suggestions are already being shared. :D In looking at your line-up of kiddos, I had a few thoughts that may be worth pondering. First of all, I am not sure how your oldest does with schoo...
by Carrie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Grading Dictation in High School
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: Grading Dictation in High School

Hey Susan! Great question! First of all, just to encourage you I will let you know that studied dictation is a slow burn. :D It takes time to really reach its full impact. Kiddos who are naturally good spellers just visualize the correct spelling. They can tell if a word "looks right" and will excel...
by Carrie
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all of you wonderful ladies on the board! Christ is risen! :D :D We awoke to a white world and many inches of snow this morning. What a surprise. That is just South Dakota weather. :shock: Hope all of you had a good Easter. :D

Blessings,
Carrie
by Carrie
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Placement Chart Questions?
Replies: 13
Views: 1881

Re: Placement Chart Questions?

Thanks so much for popping back to share a bit more of your thoughts as you place each of your kiddos. 8) I can feel a really good plan coming together. It does sound like your 13 year old daughter will be well placed in Revival to Revolution and that you 14-year-old son will do well in MTMM. We usu...