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Age 11-13
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How do you space out your MBTP curriculum?
comments: 10 | views: 1420 | last updated: 1/13/2021
Hello! we're excited to begin the comprehensive curriculum but I'm curious as to how other families space the lessons? Some lessons have a number of days suggested next to them and others do not. I'm guessing a whole lesson should last a week or sl . . .
Lesson 10- Things needed for science experiment
comments: 4 | views: 1292 | last updated: 10/20/2020
I couldn't find 71% alcohol. What did everyone else use?
Egypt and Mes timeline and cards
comments: 2 | views: 62 | last updated: 9/18/2020
Hello, with the backorder on supplies we are making due with printing off the activity pdfs and I bought the text books. One thing I'm struggling with is the timeline cards and the timeline. I can have my son make the cards if I knew what they were s . . .
Expected Outcomes with Projects
comments: 1 | views: 95 | last updated: 8/7/2020
This is our first year with the curriculum and so far it is great. Like many of you, there are some long days to complete all the reading and projects. The one think I am struggling there a guide with expected outcomes/points for the proj . . .
Essay writing help
comments: 2 | views: 520 | last updated: 5/25/2019
I am looking for help with essay writing. We are using the 11-13 for my 13 year old, and he has a hard time with the writing. Does anyone have resources to help him become more comfortable and confident?
Broken Link
comments: 2 | views: 938 | last updated: 1/8/2018
The link to the video "Solar System - Sun 101" in science Unit 5 Lesson 1 doesn't work (both in the printed book and on IdeaShare). Is there an updated link that we can use?
Links that don't work
comments: 10 | views: 1414 | last updated: 11/10/2017
Hi everyone, We just received our first unit and noticed that many of the links don't work. Is this typical? If so, how do you all work around this? Thanks!
Elizabethan Europe Lesson 2 Activity 2... Music Links?
comments: 2 | views: 938 | last updated: 10/30/2017
Lesson 2 Activity 2 states that the student will listen to 3 songs and then complete option 1 or 2.. For the life of me I cannot find the links that direct us to what songs to listen to.. are we supposed to just google to find our own? The directions . . .
Greek Myths Lesson 2 Activity 6.. Hermes???
comments: 4 | views: 951 | last updated: 10/17/2017
We've looked and looked for the Hermes card for the lesser Greek Gods.. can't find it. We have the definition. but not Hermes card... our guide is a 2012 printing..
long, long days
comments: 4 | views: 995 | last updated: 9/19/2017
I love this curriculum, but this is the first year that we have planned to use the whole thing, all year for all three subject areas. My struggle is that often my daughter cannot complete the lessons in 1.5 hours. She is taking forever to do school . . .
Timeline pages
comments: 5 | views: 2589 | last updated: 8/31/2017
Does anyone have a copy of the timeline pages? I dont have them and we need for lesson 1. Where do I find them?
Replacement for The Hobbit?
comments: 4 | views: 861 | last updated: 6/22/2017
Hi - we did The Hobbit last year to try out MBTP, and loved it. This year we're buying 11-13. Can you suggest another unit in a nearby level that would work well in its place? We can always just do something completely different during that tim . . .
comments: 1 | views: 760 | last updated: 6/7/2017
How do I hide online units that we won't use? I know it's strange, but having all of them there messes with me.
Individualized Curriculum
comments: 2 | views: 901 | last updated: 6/5/2017
My son is 12 and is finishing sixth grade. He excels in Math and has been doing the seventh-grade math curriculum. However, he is a little behind in Language Arts, especially in reading comprehension. He is on the autism spectrum. Math has always bee . . .
Removing Books from Order
comments: 2 | views: 919 | last updated: 5/30/2017
Hello, MBtP! I will be purchasing 11-13 for my son's upcoming school year. I already have the Usborne Encycl. of the Ancient World and Family Geography books. Is there a way for me to order the full year minus those two books? Thanks, Vaness . . .
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Age 11-13