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The Whipping Boy - recipe in Lesson 7
comments: 3 | views: 155 | last updated: 3/15/2018
My 9 year old daughter and I have loved MBTP and the variety of activities. However, I just came across the recipe in Lesson 7 for Strawberries in the Snow and think it is inappropriate for 7-9 year olds. The recipe calls for a cup of red wine (mix . . .
Science and Social Studies order
comments: 3 | views: 495 | last updated: 3/15/2018
Hello! We have been loving the 7-9 Science Concept 1, Unit 1: Weather. We are getting close to finishing it and I am looking ahead to the next unit. My question regards the order of the units. I know that the units increase in difficulty as expla . . .
Maple Nut Berry Popcorn Balls
comments: 12 | views: 2143 | last updated: 1/6/2018
Did anyone get theirs to stick together? We used real maple syrup and the popcorn came out very tasty, but it would not stick together in balls. Any ideas? Thanks, Jenn Paiva
comments: 3 | views: 527 | last updated: 9/8/2017
Where can I find the Spelling list of words for Tornado? They are not in the back of the workbook, and I can't find them on this website. Please help.
Concept 2 Unit 2 Communities Change Over Time: Lesson 5 Cultures Around the World
comments: 4 | views: 1598 | last updated: 8/30/2017
I felt like this lesson was extremely broad, and I was ill prepared for it based on the supplies list and getting started section. For a 7-9 year old to be expected to be able to do Activities 1 & 2 properly there needed to be more information, t . . .
Error found in Social Studies Concept 3 Unit 3: Economic Cycles
comments: 2 | views: 850 | last updated: 2/7/2017
I have been reviewing and preparing our next study module and discovered an error in Social Studies Concept 3 - Unit 3: Economic Cycles, Lesson 6--Activity 3 (Supply and Demand Graph). The activity details state that the cost of the item is shown on . . .
Lang. Arts sequence/ order of lessons
comments: 3 | views: 975 | last updated: 12/1/2016
Would it be okay to skip a Lang Arts Lessons. For instance, If I want to skip Sarah plain and tall ... will my child miss important concepts in LA.
Concerns with Concept 1 Unit 1 Language Arts Literature (Tornado)
comments: 3 | views: 1054 | last updated: 10/14/2016
I find it incredibly disconcerting that this unit uses a literature book that condones, if not actually encourages, theft. I realise that the chapter questions attempt to address the morality issues, but the lessons don't even touch on the legality i . . .
People Change The World "spy glass"
comments: 6 | views: 1505 | last updated: 10/12/2016
Has anyone else tried to make the spyglass? I find the directions horrible. Steps are missing and I can't figure out how to make. It seems like it is written for the child but makes no sense. If you (the child) covers two equal sized tubes with c . . .
Using Required Books
comments: 2 | views: 1110 | last updated: 9/30/2016
Hi - I am new to using MBTP and I just received my curriculum today and I'm excited and overwhelmed. Can any tell me how to use the required reading with the lesson? Do I have her read it first? Do I read it to her? I see the sample plans says 60 min . . .
comments: 2 | views: 1123 | last updated: 9/25/2016
Hi, can anyone tell me how much grammar is covered? Should I supplement an English workbook as well?
How much to read- no reading schedule?
comments: 9 | views: 1529 | last updated: 9/1/2016
My parent manuals don't say how much for the child to read and when in the language arts units- the reading questions and answers are there, but I can't seem to find where it says how MUCH to read each day. Is it a chapter a lesson, or something diff . . .
The Land Unit
comments: 1 | views: 937 | last updated: 6/8/2016
Just a question for other users out there-- We just purchased the Sarah plain and Tall unit online version. We were thinking about getting the Land unit that goes with it ( also online version) We live way off in the boonies and mail does not get . . .
Ah, Bill Cosby as an American Hero
comments: 3 | views: 1182 | last updated: 3/31/2016
How did everyone cover this? I'm not sure whether I want to not even mention the lawsuits or skip him entirely or mention the lawsuits but avoid detail. Right now I'm thinking I will just say that what makes people great is that they can accompli . . .
Concept 2 Unit 2 The Water Cycle **Caution on Lesson 1 Activity 3**
comments: 3 | views: 1232 | last updated: 2/15/2016
Activity 3: Making Water Well darn, against my better judgement I did this experiment with my daughter. We took a wide mouth 12 oz mason jar (I was trying to be careful to find a jar that can withstand heat). We set one of our stove grate over th . . .
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