Simply Charlotte Mason

SimplyCharlotteMason.com is dedicated to helping you homeschool your children using the Charlotte Mason method and wonderful philosophy of education. Whether you’re looking for great living books, a free Book of Centuries, ideas for narration, the CM Organizer — a planner designed specifically for CMers, dictation exercises, free manuscript copywork, or a free curriculum guide, Simply …

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Ambleside Online – Charlotte Mason

Ambleside Online is a curriculum guide and booklist designed to follow Charlotte Mason’s method of homeschooling. Each year/grade has a list of books to lay out what resources will need to be collected or purchased, and an optional weekly schedule based on a 36-week school year to break the resources into smaller increments to help …

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A Working Reading List for Catholic School Students Pre-K -Grade 2

A Working Reading List for Catholic School Students: Early Childhood Preschool to Grade Two by Kay Burgess National Catholic Education Association, 2012   Each reading list provides parents and teachers with suggestions of current children’s literature with characters that learn and grow, demonstrate the virtues of faith, hope and charity, justice, courage, forgiveness and service. …

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Phonics Tutor

The PhonicsTutor method of instruction teaches students the common sounds for an extended set of Orton-Gillingham phonograms with spelling rules. Beginning with single-letter phonograms and single-syllable words and progressing to multi-letter phonograms and multi-syllable words, PhonicsTutor allows students to gain phonemic awareness without the frustration of memorizing a large set of phonograms and associated spelling rules before …

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Art with Anything

Art with Anything: 52 Weeks of Fun Using Everyday Stuff (Mary Ann Kohl Books) by MaryAnn F. Kohl Silver Spring: Gryphon House, 2010 Designed for use with children ages 4 – 10, “Art with Anything” by MaryAnn Kohl features a year’s worth of art and craft ideas guaranteed to keep kids busy and creating. Using …

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Vision Books – Lives of the Saints

My children love the “Vision” series of books on saints by Ignatius Press. These are chapter books of about 150 – 200 pages in length.  The saints are interesting people. I enjoy these stories as well and always learn something from reading them. It is good to know more about our friends up in heaven. …

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Gifted Learning Links from Northwestern University

Northwestern University offers a variety of online classes for academically advanced students in grades K – 12. A variety of classes are offered each year. To find out more, please visit: Gifted Learning Links.

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Star Wars Math and Writing Workbooks for Pre-K Through Grade 2

I was at a bookstore recently and came across these Star Wars Workbooks for grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. How I wish they were around a few years ago when my young men were obsessed with Star Wars (Yes, I have read the Star Wars Dictionaries on various alien species, vehicles, etc. out loud for …

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Classically Catholic Memory

Divided into Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta Years, Classically Catholic Memory offers memory work in the areas of Religion, Latin, History, Science, Math, Geography, a historical timeline, as well as “Great Words” (poems, historical documents, and speeches).   Religion:  Each year provides various Catechism questions and answers and passages from Scripture. Latin:  Each year provides …

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