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Age 6-8
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comments: 7 | views: 1307 | last updated: 1/10/2023
I found a spelling worksheet on the moving beyond the page website and printed it out before receiving the curriculum. I am guessing now that it is not one that is necessarily used for spelling at this level. Are we just to have them practice writi . . .
need help regarding math concepts
comments: 5 | views: 2635 | last updated: 9/29/2022
We just started the age 6-8 level last week. I was originally very excited about this curriculum for my first grader but am having second thoughts. We started the lesson on money today and I'm just not understanding jumping to equivalent money conc . . .
Errors concept 5 unit3 geometry solids, polyhedrons
comments: 2 | views: 94 | last updated: 9/15/2022
Acivity 2 states "Tell her we call solids polyhedrons " Spheres, cylinders, cones are solids but not polyhedrons! also in activity 3 : making solids, the child is asked to "color and then make polyhedrons" The problem is amon . . .
Read aloud books for each unit
comments: 3 | views: 127 | last updated: 6/4/2022
We're coming off a Charlotte Mason curriculum and she really enjoys being read to. Are there suggestions as to read aloud books for the 6-8 concepts?
Can I only get Online Parent Manuals
comments: 2 | views: 143 | last updated: 5/31/2022
Hello, we are almost done with our 5-7 curriculum. For next year, is it possible to purchase the online version of the Parent Manuals? I noticed that I hardly used my physical copies & preferred the online version. I don't see an option to purcha . . .
Any recommendations on library books that go well with the Community unit?
comments: 3 | views: 499 | last updated: 10/14/2020
Any recommendations on library books that go well with the Community unit? Our library is finally open so I would love to make a list of titles to add to a book bin.
Learning gates quiz problem
comments: 1 | views: 672 | last updated: 3/12/2020
My son is having a problem with the learning gates quiz in 6-8 unit 3 lesson 2. there is a question that asks if a circle is a polygon. there is no option to choose no. He is only allowed to write a number which triggers an incorrect response. He is . . .
Add-on kits for math?
comments: 1 | views: 815 | last updated: 12/29/2018
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Need two sets of dominoes to do Unit 2, Lesson 6, Activity 6
comments: 4 | views: 790 | last updated: 11/14/2018
I just wanted to let you know for future customers that the domino set included with the manipulatives doesn't have enough dominoes to do this activity. There is only one of each domino (i.e. there is one 1 + 9 domino, but there is not another to be . . .
Order of Concepts?
comments: 2 | views: 2121 | last updated: 10/3/2018
Just wondering if the concepts really need to be done in a certain order or if it is acceptable to switch them up? We ave done the first two concepts in order, but I really would like to switch the last two concepts in this age level. Any thoughts . . .
How much preparedness will I need to do?
comments: 2 | views: 1920 | last updated: 2/8/2017
I've read through some of the forum posts, and I see where parents will expand on a topic and then use the library for more books, info etc. Is this something that's recommended? Is there suggested reading and suggested activities for expanding learn . . .
Still making up my mind....
comments: 6 | views: 3088 | last updated: 7/8/2016
I have a 7 year old son and a 5 year old daughter. This is my second year of homeschooling my son (grade 1 level now) and the first year for my daughter (Kindergarten level). Up until this point I have created my own curriculum - utilizing any resour . . .
Age 6-8 Concept 1, Unit 1, Lesson 8 -- stars don't fit on the flag??
comments: 2 | views: 2368 | last updated: 11/10/2015
I know it's not a big deal, because I can always print out a flag from somewhere else. But why have a flag for the kids to color and to cut out and place the stars in strips of five, when it's obvious that ten strips of stars are not going to fit in . . .
Advanced work?
comments: 4 | views: 2442 | last updated: 9/19/2015
The huge jump from 6-8 to the 7-9 is so daunting when trying to combine curricula for my 6 (kinder) and nearly 8 (3rd) year old. My 6 yr old did well on the 7-9 assessment. She was not thrilled to write so much, and she writes phonetically, but I was . . .
Phonics/Reading Program Supplement
comments: 2 | views: 2022 | last updated: 8/20/2015
Hello! I am considering doing this program with my 6 year old that is reading at a Level D, simple sentence picture books. He can write a sentence or two with many spelling errors. He just finished Kindergarten in a magnet school and his teacher s . . .
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