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Unit Study on the Ocean

Unit Study on the Ocean

Today I wanted to share one of our unit studies with you. I’ve been asked a few times where do I get my unit studies. After answering honestly with Pinterest, I get an ‘oh’ and the conversation seems to kind of fizzle out. I’m going to guess that it’s because putting together a unit study seems intimidating and stressful combined with a whole lot of “I have no clue where to start or what to cover!” and the nice and…

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First Day of School Activities

First Day of School Activities

  *While this post contains affiliate links, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure policy here and thanks for supporting my blog!* We started up school again last week! I know, it seems really early. However, we wrapped up our year in the middle of May. We’ve been on vacation for awhile. Plus, it’s really really hot here right now so we won’t be going outside very much right now anyway. [I spent a good portion of my break…

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Planning for Another School Year: Combined Subjects

Planning for Another School Year: Combined Subjects

*This post does contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy here.* On Monday I shared how I plan for the new year.  I outlined how I determined which subjects and topics I plan to teach for the upcoming year. I also shared some of the tools I use to get that done. Then I shared all of curriculum choices I made for the core subjects. Today, I want to take some time to share what I’m planning for the subjects…

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Planning for Another School Year: The Core Subjects

Planning for Another School Year: The Core Subjects

*This post does contain affiliate links. To read my disclaimer policy, head here.*   I did it! I’ve planned out my upcoming school year for 3rd grade and for 6th grade! Just as a heads-up, though this covers only core subjects, this post is packed with advice. I promise, it’s worth it to make it all the way through! 😉 This is actually a big deal for me. We are entering our second full year of homeschooling. (Rosie has been…

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10 Things My Homeschool Can’t Survive Without!

10 Things My Homeschool Can’t Survive Without!

*While this post contains affiliate links, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure policy here and thanks for supporting my blog!*   When I first started homeschooling, I joined a bunch of groups on Facebook. I searched for every possible group I could think of and joined the ones I could. It helped me feel less like I was jumping into the deep end by knowing there were lots of groups of people who had “been there done that”….

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