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Age 10-12
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new student help
comments: 6 | views: 1924 | last updated: 6/26/2022
We have just recently started - actually just finishing the first Wanderer workbook and my daughter has to do a narrative essay. What I am not liking about this curriculum is it doesn't seem to help me guide her. I don't know if her essay should be . . .
Whole Concepts?
comments: 1 | views: 1334 | last updated: 5/26/2022
I'd love to hear experienced opinion on using full concepts vs. choosing units of interest. My instinct is to work a full concept to benefit from the contextual design of the curriculum. My daughter prefers to choose individual units of interest and . . .
Digital Resources for Visualizing Mathematical Concepts
comments: 1 | views: 178 | last updated: 11/29/2021
Interactive and easy to use. Basic Algebra, working with negative numbers, converting fractions to decimals, visualizing two different fractions, factoring....
Molasses and Ginger Cookies (slavery and Civil War lesson 5 activity 3)
comments: 4 | views: 2386 | last updated: 6/3/2021
Just wanted to pop on here and let everyone know not to skip this recipe. We don't often make the time to make all the recipes MBTP has within the curricula but my daughter really wanted to try these cookies. She made them all by herself and they tur . . .
Answer Key
comments: 4 | views: 671 | last updated: 5/4/2021
I am not the best with grammar and I am having difficulty knowing whether my girls are getting the grammar worksheets correct. There appears to be no answer key for any of the worksheets. These are pretty technical and I am at a loss.
Debater for Tuck Everlasting project
comments: 3 | views: 630 | last updated: 7/14/2020
Looking ahead at the curriculum for Tuck Everlasting... No test only the final project, which is a debate. Anybody out there on the same curriculum or interested in revisiting the debate portion? I have an 11 year old girl that would love to meet som . . .
Question about chapter books/reading pace and lessons???
comments: 5 | views: 1295 | last updated: 3/26/2020
Is there a place in the hard copy curriculum units where it says what chapters should have been read prior to starting a lesson? We are using the curriculum with two special needs kids but the books need to be read to them because of vision challenge . . .
Answer key for Human Body unit?
comments: 3 | views: 1795 | last updated: 10/10/2017
Are there answer keys somewhere for the different units? I am specifically looking for answer keys to the Human Body Systems unit for age 12-14. There are a few questions and worksheets for which I would love to find answer keys to make sure we have . . .
comments: 4 | views: 1959 | last updated: 8/7/2017
What power of microscope is recommended for concept 4, unit 2 (Cells unit)?
Right Start Math F
comments: 2 | views: 1387 | last updated: 7/25/2017
It has been a few years since RSM came out with its 2nd Edition series. So my question is, will you be offering the 2nd edition series any time soon? Level F will only be offered in the 2nd ed, and it seems to have very important middle school math a . . .
Science Manipulative Package
comments: 2 | views: 988 | last updated: 7/24/2017
Hello, again! So I have decided to purchase only the first unit for us to try. If it goes well, I will then order the full year. :) I'm planning to purchase the first unit for each subject and then also the additional manipulative packages for my . . .
Parent Intensive?
comments: 3 | views: 1579 | last updated: 7/24/2017
Good Afternoon! I posted this question in another forum section but thought it might get answers here as well. I have just discovered this curriculum and am quite intrigued. Our girls will turn 11 & 12 in September so if we choose MBtP, I'd purc . . .
Lang Arts Units Sequence
comments: 1 | views: 1000 | last updated: 6/16/2017
Do you feel that units need to be done in order? Do concepts build on one another or is it ok to do in random order?
Getting Started
comments: 3 | views: 2398 | last updated: 1/13/2017
I have two sons who are almost 11 years old. I am considering starting them on 10-12. My question is exactly what do I need to purchase for 2 children if I choose (1) print version and (2) online version? Also, I am assuming that there is a consid . . .
The Wanderer Lesson 1 typo
comments: 2 | views: 1576 | last updated: 10/4/2016
I think the wording of the last part of The Wanderer, Lesson 1: Charting the course, Activity 3 Should say: Write a sentence with a compound subject and single predicate (not: Write and sentence with a compound predicate and single subject)(which w . . .
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Age 10-12