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Teaching Writing to Children Part Two: Expository and Persuasive Writing
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Series: Teaching Writing. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
The genres of expository writing and persuasion are covered in this book. Each lesson has a description of the writing genre, how to practice in class, teaching ideas, and ways to display student work. Lessons on bookmaking and publishing are included. Great for writing teachers and homeschoolers.
Build Writing Muscle: 20 Activities to Get Kids Writing
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Build Writing Muscle with some great activities and exercises to help kids develop writing fluency, learn about sentence structure, improve paragraph skills and learn about larger works and research. The activities are perfect for any young writer from grade two on up and are appropriate for adult learners as well. The book includes information about the development of writing skill, too.
Legendary Learning: The Famous Homeschoolers' Guide to Self-Directed Excellence
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Join the ranks of Legendary Learners - big thinkers, creators, leaders and achievers who earned success on their own terms. Read about famous homeschoolers such as: Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Agatha Christie, Robert Frost, Louis Armstrong and others. Find out what these legends had in common. Their fascinating stories will inspire you to think about homeschooling in a whole new way.
For the stellar and more voodoolulu – for the 1st annual scavenger hunt extravaganza [and her helpers and fellow organizers] From Danielle Hughes [thanks for all the great music over the years]
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Price: Free! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
These are rough notes from a fiction idea I was exploring that used an assortment of ideas I was considering. I thought the rough notes were interesting enough to allow people to see, but not worth pursuing further as a fiction piece currently. The idea was that sometimes in a community there might be a surge in group energy for an assortment of reasons might need to be worked off in many ways.5.2
101 Reasons Why I'm an Unschooler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
A manifesto for living and learning in freedom.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
How To Homeschool Your Children - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Homeschooling Your Children
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
This guide examines several different areas of homeschooling, including: - Making the decision to homeschool - Scheduling - Choosing Your Curriculum - Legal Issues - Socialization The guide includes step-by-step instructions and pinpointed lists of both what to do and what not to do.
Spell Storytell
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Spell Storytell is an article that presents a curriculum for different spelling lists based on storytelling.
Write Hard: Prompts, Prods, and Pep-Talks for Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Nobody said writing fiction was going to be easy. Take chances, make the courageous, daring choice. Write hard. No one wants to read another version of what's come before. No one wants the same thing, warmed over, and served cold. This is a time to be bold and foolish with your writing; you just might like the outcome.
Unlocking the Mystery of the Alphabet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Unlocking the Mystery of the Alphabet is a hands on, engaging book for teachers and parents who work with children on their phonemic awareness skills. By bridging a child’s natural world with the “mysterious code” of written language, educators can enhance each child’s learning experience. Unlocking the Mystery of the Alphabet gives children the first key to solving this mysterious code.
Lapbooking Made Easy
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Series: Helps from a Homeschool Mom of 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
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A lapbook is a portable project filled with pictures and other neat information about a topic. It's a great hands-on way for students to start learning about a topic, or to wrap up a study. But many teachers/parents are intimidated by where to begin with these great resources. Our goal is to take the unknown out of lapbooking and show you how easy it is to incorporate lapbooks.
The IRS and Your Homeschool Organization
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
When does a homeschool organization have to deal with the IRS? The pros and cons of tax exempt 501c3 status for homeschool organizations. Is it needed? Is it worth it? Also covered are non profit incorporation, the application process, and how to maintain tax exempt status.
Let's Play Math: How Homeschooling Families Can Learn Math Together, and Enjoy It!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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If you are like many homeschooling parents, math is not your favorite subject. Would you like to break out of the textbook mold and explore math through “living” books and activities? Whether you hope to replace your math program or just to supplement it, Denise Gaskins will show you how to turn math into a learning adventure for the whole family.
Create Your Own Successful Homeschooling Program: A Practical Money-Saving Method for Designing Lessons, Worksheets, Projects, Assessment, and Even Your Own Homeschooling Curriculum!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This is a do-it-yourself book for homeschooling parents who want to save money, customize their child's education, and create an optimal learning environment. By designing your own lessons, worksheets, projects, and assessment you will tailor your program to your child's needs. This book explains what homeschooling is, why you want to do it, and how to set up your own program. Get started today!
The Classical Speller, Grade I, Student Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
A 100-year-old, tried-and-true spelling method. Get back to the classics - Education the way it was for every great man of every generation, from our Colonial forefathers up until about the 1970’s. Return to a time when people cared about their spelling and everything else they produced. Students following this method will build real self-esteem and pride in a job well done.
CLAM: Cognitive Learning Activities and Manual
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Teachers, Home Schoolers and Parents: Keep Your Kids Happy as a Clam while Learning! CLAM (Cognitive Learning Activities & Manual) is for grades 2-7, with more advanced level activities taking it into grade 8. Perfect for home schooling and enrichment programs. Filled with craft activity resources to make learning fun.
Benny Study Questions Teacher Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Ten year-old Benny travels west with a knife-throwing, card-playing bank robber, a savage black stallion, and the promise that God will never leave him. Can he trust that promise? Explore this Historical adventure. Understand the time period better. Full story text, comprehension, thought questions essay and research suggestions plus vocabulary by chapter and answer keys.
Easy Phonics 3 Worksheets (Simple word building 1)
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Series: Clever Cat Phonics, Book 18. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
These books are aimed at helping you teach your child how to read using phonics.This is a book focuses on the simple sounds of letters. Use with supporting worksheets and first word books. The author is dyslectic and wishes all parents to be able to teach their child how to read using phonics giving them a head start for life, the books are affordable to all and are available in e book format
Bridge to Terabithia Reading Group Activity Guide
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Series: Reading Group Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Language Arts / General
This “Bridge to Terabithia” activity guide by Katherine Patterson is set up so it can be used as a unit plan for the teacher, or used by students in literature circles. It is broken up into a 15 day plan, and includes chapter questions, vocabulary, writing prompts, reading comprehension questions, and projects. This would be a perfect resource for a homeschooler to follow along with the book.
Learning on the Road: Educational Travel Tips, Curriculum, and Destinations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Stuck in the rut of classroom or kitchen-table based learning? Take to the road for a fresh dose of educational adventure with this guide to travel learning. Stress less and enjoy more with travel tips on how to spend less, eat better, sleep well, and learn tons. Contains curriculum ideas, unit study suggestions, personal narratives, and details on more than 75 U.S. educational destinations.