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Books on HS
by trendy2
May 9, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Anyone have any suggestions on easy to read and interesting books on the subject of HS?  I have found a lot out there but I am still unsure of what and how I am going to teach.  Just need something to get me going in the right direction.

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  • trendy2
    by trendy2
    May 9, 2013 at 1:45 PM
    One will be in 1st and one in kindergarten.

    Quoting oredeb:

     as far as knowing what to teach thats easy! reading riteing rithmatic!! the 3 r's!!!hahah


    how old are the kids?if preschool  just do some art and crafts they will learn, have fun,play, sing,


    if ready to learn to read start with phonics and some art and crafts and maybe handwriting (if ready) , little math


    if older and know how to read then go for


    reading( literture, books) ,


     language arts(grammar, writing, )


    spelling(vocab),


    math,


    history


    science


    music


    handwriting can be part of all of it or you can make some copybooks.


    also theres health, a foriegn language, art and crafts,

  • chlippr77
    May 10, 2013 at 4:58 PM

    I'm just guessing and honestly I think some of these other ladies are more knowledgable, so I'd listen to them. I think I would look up the laws for VA and follow them for as long as you are there, then if you come back to NC before the school year would be out, file your with them then.  Mainly I'm just posting to give you a bump :)  Good Luck!!!

  • RockEducation
    May 10, 2013 at 5:56 PM

     Rebecca Rupp's Home Learning Year by Year is an EXCELLENT resource. Guidelines for each grade, living book titles, tips, etc.

    The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer has tons of info.

    Homeschooling For Dummies by Jennifer Kaufeld is another good book.

  • QueenCreole313
    May 10, 2013 at 7:57 PM
    Here are some books I have read:

    Homeschooling for Dummies
    Secrets of a successful homeschool money Jamie Martin
    Simply Homeschool
    The Well Adjustwd Child

    I also tend to read parenting books in general.

    The highly sensitive child
    Emotional intensity in gifted students

    And I am currently reading Your Child Strengths.

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