5th Grade Curriculum 2016 – 2017

Language Arts Reading Interactive Reading Literature Notebook and Novel Notes for Any Fiction Book Discovering Fiction Student’s Book 2: A Reader of American Short Stories Build Your Library Grade 5: Various Novels, Short Stories, and Poems Spelling / Vocabulary All About Spelling 5 Grammar and Writing Fix It: The Nose Tree Journaling Blogging at The […]

Start Your Homeschooling Day When?

What time should you start your homeschooling day? This is a common source of anxiety for many homeschooling families. It was for us as well. Having come from a traditional school background (I was a teacher for five years before leaving to homeschool The Tornado), I was used to waking up at 5:00 AM to […]

Homeschooling: Changing Tactics

This has been an interesting year! When we began homeschooling this year, things were going rather smoothly! I even did a video about how I planned and shared my weekly sheets that I created to help keep us on track. However, the thing is, often, the best-laid plans go awry when life kicks it up […]

6 Ways to Ease the Stress of Changing Physicians and Become a New Patient RAWKSTAR

Before moving across country in December 2012, I made sure to request and receive a copy of my daughter’s medical records. It took two weeks for them to copy and send them to meso I was glad that I asked for them in early November. Having been through numerous hospital ER trips due to respiratory […]

Our First Grade Workbox System

I’ve mentioned before that my daughter loves schedules. She likes to know what is going to happen and she likes to check off a “To Do List.” My husband likes schedules too and gets pretty flustered if I change up our plans last minute. I’m a slave to schedules as well, but have always approached […]