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Curriculum Fifth Grade 2016 - 2017

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 […]

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Planning

Online Homeschool Planner: My Search for Sanity

Finding an online homeschool planner should not have been so hard. It should not have driven me to the verge of tears. It should not have made me SCREAM multiple times, but it did. It was tedious to say the least.I didn’t think I had too many requirements, but it seems that I was asking […]

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Homeschooling Planning

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 […]

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Planning

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 […]

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Household Organization

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 […]

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Homeschooling

Overall Homeschooling Goals

These goals are what I want my daughter to learn and gain through our choice to homeschool. These are things that I firmly believe that she could not gain in an institutional school setting.