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Courage and a Clear Mind: True Adventures of the Ancient Greeks {Review}

I was thrilled when I was approached by the company which has produced some of my favourite history curriculum to review a handful of audio products, including Courage and a Clear Mind: True Adventures of the Ancient Greeks.  The Well Trained Mind will be known to all of you.  They are the company behind The…

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Around the World with FIAR: Henry the Castaway

Geographical Theme for Term: South America We read through this book again: Henry the Castaway is a story about a boy who imagines going for an adventure on the Orinoco River.  This river runs through Venezuela and Colombia: As we had already covered Columbia in a past study, we focused primarily on Venezuela this week.…

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South America Unit Study: Where in the world?

I used as many ways as I could come up with to reinforce their previous knowledge of the Polar regions as well as teaching them where in the world South America was. Wall Map The first place to go was the huge wall map.  I first asked the girls to point out where the Arctic…

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South America Unit Study: Summer Adventure Box

I have already outlined my plans for my youngest two for this summer, and you will know that I am having a lot of help from my mum, Sarah and Lorna (Aren't I blessed?).  This Summer Adventure Box needed to be extra special for just that reason.  There will be more people than just me…

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