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Age 5-7 notify me

Year long schooling

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Erica P
Peterborough, NH
1/18/2015
Someone has recommended this curriculum to me. My husband and I both work and are planning on homeschooling our daughter starting this summer in a year long type of setting. We will only have 1-2 hours to actively school her on the days I work (4 days) We will have more time on the weekends. Based on what I am hearing I am having a hard time visualizing how this will work based on our family needs. I think the philosophy will fit well as she has been in a Waldorf setting for 3 years. Thank you!
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Vicki K
Valley, WA
1/19/2015
Hi Erica,

Thank you for your interest in Moving Beyond the Page! I'm assuming your child would fit in the 5-7 age level. At this age, your daughter would need more than the 1-2 hours per day that you would have during your work days. The 5-7 level is designed to be a 5 day a week curriculum, needing about 3-4 hours per day, in addition to the time it might take for math each day. The following link will describe this level in more detail, as well as what a typical day might look like: http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/online/howtousembtp.aspx?unitID=124

Please let me know if I can help you with any further questions.

Thank you,
Vicki
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Myrna T
Westminster, CA
3/26/2015
Hmm. That link doesn't seem to be working.
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Keith H
College Station, TX
3/26/2015
Sorry about the unclickable link that is included in the original post. Here is a clickable version of this link that you can use:

How to Use Age 5-7

Let us know if you need anything else.

Keith

(edited: 3/26/2015)
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tej c
oviedo, FL
3/28/2015
My understanding from watching that video was that it would only take about 2 - 2.5 hours a day to do 5-7? An hour to do the unit, and then another 30min each for phonics and math? (this is at time stamp 6:50 in that video linked above). 1 hour for MBTP unit, 30 min read aloud (which could be at bedtime), 30min of phonics instruction, and an optional 30min math, along with some re-teaching or lesson extentions (which are optional)....
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Allison S
Fairfax, SC
4/5/2015
I have used the 5-7 level this year as a year long curriculum. Here's is our schedule: Monday and Tuesday (days I work) homework includes math and reading, some handwriting at times, then Wednesday and Thursday I am off and we complete 2-3 lessons in MBTP, 2math worksheets and reading, I add Spanish one day and Bible study the other, Friday is catch up day. Weekends are typically free unless something was going on my days off and we didn't complete everything.

Hope it helps, you can do it!!
Allison
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tej c
oviedo, FL
4/19/2015
Quote:
Hi Erica,

Thank you for your interest in Moving Beyond the Page! I'm assuming your child would fit in the 5-7 age level. At this age, your daughter would need more than the 1-2 hours per day that you would have during your work days. The 5-7 level is designed to be a 5 day a week curriculum, needing about 3-4 hours per day, in addition to the time it might take for math each day. The following link will describe this level in more detail, as well as what a typical day might look like: http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/online/howtousembtp.aspx?unitID=124

Please let me know if I can help you with any further questions.

Thank you,
Vicki
Can you elaborate on this? I thought that it was only 2-2.5 hours INCLUDING math and reading?
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Allison S
Fairfax, SC
4/19/2015
I think you can get your schedule straight to go it. We spend about 2-3 hours on my off days completing our lessons. Doing it year long, I calculated about 3 lessons each week. My days off are concentrated on getting those lessons done. I add in the math, phonics and other activity in that times as well. And a formal math is not recommended until 1st grade. So I could see your lessons being over those 4days after work with the projects and activities over the weekend, or lesson one night and activity the next, then lesson activity. The program is very flexible and there is repetition to reinforce learning. For us, the extra is just once a week, so if you wanted to expose her to something else like foreign language that could only be once, not everyday. You can do it!!!