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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (3 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (3 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Mainspring of Human Progress Course Reading, Study Guide and Schedule

Books or activities: The Mainstream of Human Progress– the primary text.  The page numbers I share may not match the page-numbers in your edition.  Basically, just read about one chapter per week. Evening in the Palace of Reason (for 16 and up) Read 16 or 17 pages per week.   OR A Short HIstory of […]

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What is Worth Memorizing

What is Worth Memorizing? Rea McCain, 1920 Any selection to be worth memorizing must be the adequate expression of some emotion already experienced by the child. It must be the adequate expression, for, if the idea alone be beautiful, why not remember the idea and let the wording go? It must be the expression of […]

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