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by LovingJesus
Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: DITHOR Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3264

Re: DITHOR Question

My dd started it last fall for 3rd at 8 1/2 years old. She is a very strong reader and has done very well with it. Since she hadn't read the level 2 books she started with those, which being easier for her helped with the analysis. We have been more on a book every week or two schedule so she also d...
by LovingJesus
Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Storing Old Curriculum
Replies: 6
Views: 2967

Re: Storing Old Curriculum

I use plastic totes that stack well in our storage area. It works well. I also use it for the current year to prevent pre-reading of new curriculum. Our shelves are full of books they can re-read that are far enough down the road or finished. In August I purchase and pull books from the shelves for...
by LovingJesus
Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Storing Old Curriculum
Replies: 6
Views: 2967

Re: Storing Old Curriculum

I use plastic totes that stack well in our storage area. It works well. I also use it for the current year to prevent pre-reading of new curriculum. Our shelves are full of books they can re-read that are far enough down the road or finished. In August I purchase and pull books from the shelves for ...
by LovingJesus
Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sample schedule for teaching LHTH, LHFHG, and BLHFHG?
Replies: 8
Views: 2930

Re: Sample schedule for teaching LHTH, LHFHG, and BLHFHG?

Here is a thread they did awhile back of mom's schedules; it is also pinned to the top of the main board: http://www.heartofdakota.com/board3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2093 Since you are starting with 3 guides I strongly suggest stagger starting them, or starting them all 1/2 pace. It takes time to learn ...
by LovingJesus
Wed May 25, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: The Finish Line!
Replies: 11
Views: 2744

Re: The Finish Line!

Thank you so much for the encouragement to stay the homeschool course through Highschool. :D I have been questioning our homeschool call this spring, and your post is wonderful and warm encouragement. Your testimony really touched my heart. Great job mom! :D :D :D
by LovingJesus
Sun May 22, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Dictation only for spelling?
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: Dictation only for spelling?

Thank you Julie! :D
by LovingJesus
Fri May 13, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...
Replies: 9
Views: 2148

Re: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...

Thank you Melissa! Your explanation made so many things clear. I think I understand! :D :D :D
by LovingJesus
Thu May 12, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: want to return to HOD but I've created a placement problem
Replies: 8
Views: 2632

Re: want to return to HOD but I've created a placement probl

Yes those placements are according to the placement chart. Thanks! Maybe I just need to hear that skipping guides isn't the end of the world. I didn't use the placement guide before because I so loved keeping everyone together for the main part of the day. I should've had quads! :) You and I are in...
by LovingJesus
Thu May 12, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...
Replies: 9
Views: 2148

Re: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...

Thank you Melissa for your thoughtful and thorough reply. :) I do appreciate the help. It is interesting you mentioned combining my two middle children into CTC. My first thought in looking into coming back to HOD was putting them together into CTC. I know from past experience that doing three guide...
by LovingJesus
Wed May 11, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...
Replies: 9
Views: 2148

Re: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...

Thank you Lynn for your 1/3, 1/3, 1/3. That information is really helpful. It made me go back and evaluate their placements two years ago and the year they spent doing HOD. This in itself was helpful for understanding.

Thank you! :D
by LovingJesus
Mon May 09, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: If your child is placed correctly in their guide...
Replies: 9
Views: 2148

If your child is placed correctly in their guide...

If your child is placed correctly in their guide and they are managing to complete a HOD week in a week (as written) I am wondering: *How much of the guide is easy for them? *How much is challenging them? I am still praying over where to place my children for fall. I am trying to weigh out their str...
by LovingJesus
Sat May 07, 2016 7:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Preparing versus CTC?
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re: Preparing versus CTC?

Nealewill wrote:Yes, I think I would place her in CTC. CtC still has helps for written narrations for the first half of the year. I think she will be fine. It may be a bit of an adjustment at first but I think she can catch on.
Thank you for the encouragement Danaele! :D

I think she would catch on too! :D
by LovingJesus
Sat May 07, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Preparing versus CTC?
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re: Preparing versus CTC?

I have circled the placement chart and came up with CTC. Currently her written narrations are 2 - 3 sentences for science and 3 - 5 for lab write ups. She hasn't done written narrations for history since 2nd. She has done a ton of copy work and can copy paragraphs. Her dictation would be level 3 for...
by LovingJesus
Sat May 07, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Preparing versus CTC?
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re: Preparing versus CTC?

Thank you so much Keteni for your kind encouragement. Your post on the other thread for the other mom, that I just read, is beautiful. I am glad I started this thread. The LORD is calling and leading me back to HOD. This time it will be one foot in front of the other to have the slow and steady in e...
by LovingJesus
Fri May 06, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Dictation only for spelling?
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: Dictation only for spelling?

Dictation is fantastic. It has helped my oldest more than I realized possible. She has mild dyslexia and her spelling improved significantly because of it. For my youngest, it is the only thing she has ever used. We love it and will stick with it. Thank you Daneale! :D Your posts have often left me...