Progress folder (with Printables)

Asalamu alaykum ladies, This week for me like many of you has been about getting back into our usual school routine and utilising the refreshed feeling Ramadan brought us, Alhamdulillah.  We’ve transitioned slowly this week, doing a couple of subjects in the morning, however not fully as I’ve been using this week to plan school […]

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My Qur’an, My Companion; Ramadan Journal

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  It’s almost Ramadan and it’s wonderful to hear everyone getting ready for its arrival.  I took some time out to really think about what I really wanted our focus to be this Ramadan, and in simple terms I want us to connect with the Qur’an on a deeper level.  This beautiful month […]

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Brave Writer Language Arts; Compelling Cinquains

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  We finished up our latest read aloud, ‘A Journey to Jo’Burg’ by Beverley Naidoo a few weeks ago, because the kiddos were captivated by the story.  However, we only just finished the literary guide, and finished up with the final activity; writing our own cinquains. The Brave Writer […]

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Preparing for Ramadan; Lesson Idea & Mind Map Activity

Asalamu alaykum ladies. I hope you’re well.  Although we have discussed the virtues of Sha’ban together as a family, I wanted us to feel that Ramadan is ever drawing close and will soon be here.    So, here’s a simple lesson plan to get everyone ready for its arrival.  We started our discussion by describing […]

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Qur’an Memorisation & Revision Planner

Asalamu alaykum ladies. My dearest friend was struggling with keeping on track with her children’s’ hifdh journies, and I myself have been feeling a little overwhelmed recently.  So I decided to create a simple weekly planner that you can use for your children, which will be especially beneficial with Ramadan around the corner. I’ve uploaded […]

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Parts of Speech Color Key (Printable)

Asalamu alaykum ladies. Grammar is one of those subjects that usually gets met with a sigh. But Brave Writer really changed my perception of the need to teach grammar in the only way I thought possible and its been a huge relief! We’ve done a formal grammar program in the past as Julie (the founder […]

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Rosetta Stone Lesson Idea

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, as promised here’s a previous History lesson we did the last school year that I didn’t share at the time. We were covering the Ancient World at the time, and the kids wanted to study the Rosetta Stone further and how Hieroglyphs were deciphered. So, we spent a […]

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Continent Climate Lesson Idea

Asalamu alaykum ladies. We did this lesson more than a year ago or so, but I thought I’d share the idea because it was one of those spontaneous unplanned lessons that turned out to be really beneficial, alhamdulillah (I love it when that happens!) We were doing a unit study on Africa at the time, […]

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World Geography Lesson plan with Notebooking pages

Asalamu alaykum Sisters, How are you? Geography has been one of our ‘least studied’ subjects, mainly due to not having time to always fit it in. It’s not that we don’t cover Geography at all because of course subjects like Science, and History can most definitely include Geography and we have been covering it in […]

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Why we love All About Spelling

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu my dearest Sisters, how are you? This blog post is a personal one because my eldest daughter has dyslexia, and several of my family members have dyslexia too. It is estimated that 15% of the population has dyslexia so it’s likely that you yourself or someone you do know […]

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