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Articles tagged Classical Books

So Many Books, So Little Time

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by David
Monday, 17 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
My name is David, and I am a reader. I am learning to manage my addiction. Ironically, I had no trouble avoiding reading in my younger days. I considered it a challenge to persuade my teachers that I had actually read the assigned literature. I was such a slow reader,...
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The Passionate Voice (How and Why We Teach Passive Voice)

by Courtney and
Friday, 01 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
During week fourteen of Essentials class, we learn about passive voice. We practice taking a sentence in active voice and making it passive, and we take some passive voice sentences and make them active voice. From this point on, Essentials students will be rewriting...
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Be Transformed

by Courtney and
Monday, 07 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
January is the best time to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. I’m using these cold winter nights to read the Challenge II literature because my oldest will be reading those books next year. I read the Challenge literature ahead of time so that I will be...
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Even Greater Gratitude: A Fable

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by Tobin
Wednesday, 12 December, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
This fable came to my mind early one morning. It articulates, through symbols, a few of the things I think are true about the world. What emerged proved apropos to the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. One of the primary things this fable concerns is reading good...
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The Core Chapter 4: The Core of a Classical Education: Reading

The Core Chapter 4: The Core of a Classical Education: Reading by Jennifer Courtney I hope this article finds you enjoying some good books and some pleasant fall weather. In Part 2 of our series on Leigh’s book The Core, we will look at teaching your children to read....
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