Category Archives: 4th-8th grade

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling – Narration

One of the most basic elements of a Charlotte Mason learning atmosphere is reading and narration. In its simplest form, reading and narration are reading (either by or to the student) followed by a re-telling in some fashion of what was read. Narration begins with the most basic “tell me what happened in our story”…

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling – What Makes A Living Book?

There is much talk about the use of real literature – real books – in Charlotte Mason schooling. They are the one thing a Charlotte Mason education can’t do without. They are essential and fundamental. Without living books, there is no Charlotte Mason education. Living literature consists of reading material that is literary in nature….

Resurrection Bible Study from Grapevine Studies Review!

This review brought to you by: Lisa We’ve been hard at play for the past 9 years homeschooling in the Sunshine State. Our blessings range in age from 13 years to 30 months. Lisa blogs at Homeschool Circus .   Looking for a Bible study to STICK in your children’s minds that utilizes drawing, but without being Rembrandt to lead?…

Across Five Aprils Literature Guide from Progeny Press Review

This review brought to you by: Lisa We’ve been hard at play for the past 9 years homeschooling in the Sunshine State. Our blessings range in age from 13 years to 30 months. Lisa blogs at Homeschool Circus .   We’ve used Progeny Press Literature Guides in the past and have really enjoyed them.  I attribute this mainly…

Math Rider Review

I’ve been married to my Prince Charming since 2000, and we’ve been incredibly blessed with six amazing children. It is my honor to be a keeper of my family’s home, and be able to homeschool and disciple our children. Feel free to stop by my blog at http://www.thepottershandacademy.com. I look forward to hearing from you!…

The World of Science Book Review!

This review brought to you by: Lisa We’ve been hard at play for the past 9 years homeschooling in the Sunshine State. Our blessings range in age from 13 years to 24 months. Lisa blogs at Homeschool Circus .   If you have children there are a few reference books that you simply MUST own! To facilitate curiosity or help…

Review The Complete Zoo Adventure

I have had the privileged of reviewing The Complete Zoo Adventure from Master Books publishing. The book is written by Mary and Gary Parker. There are several tabbed sections: Before the Zoo, At the Zoo and After the Zoo.   Before the Zoo: This section contains a planning calendar, devotions and field trip preparations. There…

A Comparison of Story of the World and Mystery of History

I’ve been married to my Prince Charming since 2000, and we’ve been incredibly blessed with six amazing children. It is my honor to be a keeper of my family’s home, and be able to homeschool and disciple our children. Feel free to stop by my blog at http://www.thepottershandacademy.com. I look forward to hearing from you!…

Bible Shuffle from Digital Worship!

This review brought to you by: Lisa We’ve been hard at play for the past 9 years homeschooling in the Sunshine State. Our blessings range in age from 13 years to 24 months. Lisa blogs at Homeschool Circus .   Menu for BIBLE SHUFFLE I’d like to introduce you to BIBLE SHUFFLE, a Christian iPad app that the husband of…

Siege Machines from Pitsco Review!

This review brought to you by: Lisa We’ve been hard at play for the past 9 years homeschooling in the Sunshine State. Our blessings range in age from 13 years to 24 months. Lisa blogs at Homeschool Circus . Trebuchet & Catapult Pack. Includes a Trebuchet & Catapult Kit and Siege Machines book for $21.95.   Great for ages 10+ What kid…