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Lighthouse Picture

  From The Globe Geography Readers: Junior by Vincent Thomas Murché published by Macmillan, 1906 available at googlebooks Not necessarily recommended- the section on human populations is grotesquely rude, out of date, and awkward. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Many Kingdoms This is a collection of short stories. I’ve only read this one, and while the big sisters are really quite dreadful, they are hilariously dreadful: THE SIMPLE LIFE OF GENEVIEVE MAUD Genevieve Maud reclined in a geranium-bed in an attitude of unstudied ease. On her fat body was a white dress, round her […]

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A Grammar Book Charlotte Mason Used

I’ve been working forever, it feels like, on coming up with my next set of posts on what Charlotte Mason’s did for grammar and language arts in the upper years. I’m getting a handle on it now and really, I promise, unless something in real life intervenes, I should have the next one up and […]

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Reading the Sea Around Us

I’m rereading The Sea Around Us, thanks to Overdrive on my phone (check out e-books to your phone and read them without stepping foot out of bed, let alone outside. While some of the science, some of it, anyway, has changed or advanced (she wrote that only two human beings had ever descended byond the […]

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UNA LECCIÓN DE GEOGRAFÍA

  UNA LECCIÓN DE GEOGRAFÍA La tierra tiene cinco partes o continentes. Ella se divide en cinco partes. Cada parte forma un continente. Las cinco partes son: América, Europa, Asia, África y Oceanía. La América se divide en tres partes, que son: la América del Norte, la América Central y la América del Sur. Los […]

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