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Age 10-12
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Aztecs, Incas and Mayans
comments: 2 | views: 1474 | last updated: 9/15/2016
Hi, Just a heads up, Lesson 4 Activity 1 requests the child to do math problems using the Mayan numerical system. However, the problems are already solved. My son was disappointed in this as he loves anything with codes and math. Thanks. Sami Win . . .
Life of Fred Math
comments: 3 | views: 1710 | last updated: 4/13/2016
I ordered the Middle School LOF Math Package 2 which includes three pre-algebra books. However, I noticed in the MBTP catalog that only one of the pre-algebra books is scheduled/listed for the 10-12 level. Are the other two pre-algebra not recommende . . .
Tuck Everlasting
comments: 1 | views: 1810 | last updated: 11/27/2015
We did this unit last year, out of order. We are now trying to work thru the 8-10 package "in order" and since we did Tuck over the summer, are now looking for a replacement literature unit. to go along with Matter. Any suggestions? I c . . .
Slavery and the Civil War
comments: 2 | views: 1788 | last updated: 11/20/2015
Just started this unit and our second edition History of Us Book does not include the map with production ratios between north and south required in the first lesson. Any suggestions?
BBC dinosaur link for ages 10 through 12 no longer available
comments: 4 | views: 1917 | last updated: 4/10/2015
My daughter went online to view the videos today and found that they are no longer available on the BBC website. Is there an alternate link with alternate videos?
Our of print book
comments: 3 | views: 1955 | last updated: 11/24/2014
My kiddos and I got a late start this year so we're just now beginning Concept 1 - Unit 3. It was on the shipping form but I just now realized we don't have the book for this unit (Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing by Avi). I found it onlin . . .
comments: 2 | views: 2421 | last updated: 11/10/2014
What microscope do you suggest getting for the study of cells? We want to get a microscope for Christmas to prepare for the study of the cells.
Starting curriculum with unbalanced foundations
comments: 1 | views: 1951 | last updated: 10/29/2014
Hello, I have 10 year old triplets who are all reading above grade level. Their Lexile scores are 1375, 1400 and 1400. Their overall grade level scores in LA are 8, 9 and 12. With that said, it's based off of tests that focus on reading. Skills lik . . .
Advice about Siblings and mid-year start
comments: 2 | views: 1986 | last updated: 10/16/2014
I'm considering using this program for my 10 year old daughter (5th grade) and 12 year old son (6th grade). They are both high achievers and our motivation is to let them work more at their own pace. We recently moved to a new state with the milita . . .
suggestion for multiple siblings kits
comments: 2 | views: 1744 | last updated: 9/24/2014
I know you have a consumables kit which includes additional book and supplies for another child but I think it would be good for the kids to learn how to make projects jointly. Cooperative work. Working together on projects. That is something to thin . . .
activities boxes
comments: 1 | views: 1576 | last updated: 9/24/2014
The activity boxes are very nice. Is there anything we can do with them once we are done with them? Do utilize them for any of the experiments? Is it to store the projects after they are done?
Concept 2 Unit 3 World Wars I and II.
comments: 2 | views: 1463 | last updated: 9/23/2014
My son is starting lesson 8, Day 2, Activity 3 and there are two areas referring to a book "The Big Book of World War II". This book was not listed as needed and we are at a little confused at to what we should be using. The book is not at . . .
Switching Order of Concepts?
comments: 2 | views: 1488 | last updated: 8/28/2014
This is our first year of MBTP and our second year homeschooling. In an effort to get my 11yr old excited about school, I purchased Concept 2 first, since it really fits into his interests. He is very interested in history, especially WWII. I want . . .
Any other options for a ebook for Short Stories by Avi?
comments: 3 | views: 1471 | last updated: 6/18/2014
Hi. My son is working through the Short Stories by Avi Lit. Unit. Short Stories is out of print and there is a link that sends me to Google books for a ebook. However, I realized that it is only a preview and doesn't include the whole book. Are there . . .
Considering MBTP for next year - Questions
comments: 2 | views: 1423 | last updated: 4/24/2014
I am considering MBTP for next year. I have twin 10 year old boys. One is reading at a 9th grade level and the other at a late 5th grade early 6th grade level. I am trying to figure out if there is any way that I can use one curriculum. I am thin . . .
Age 10-12