Lesson Ideas; Ancient Rome

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi ladies, We’re just about wrapping our Ancient Rome study and I thought I’d share a little of what we’ve been up to. For the most part, we’ve been notebooking throughout our study, and this works especially well for teaching multiple grades.  My daughter who has dyslexia benefits more from note-taking and […]

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How we use Brave Writer in our Homeschool

Asalamu alaykum ladies, For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you would have seen me sharing a peek into how we use Brave Writer in our homeschool; granted there were a couple of hiccups along the way (we had family stay over unexpectedly, alhamdulillah!). I wanted to write a little more about how […]

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Brave Writer Concept Cards

Asalamu alaykum ladies, This week we had family over so our homeschool routine was a little off balance.  However, we did manage to finally finish our BraveWriter Continent Project; one of the writing projects in the Partnership Writing Level.   We’ve been working on these for some time, and my kids really enjoyed coming up with […]

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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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Lesson Plan: Fables and a case of writers block!

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Homeschooling Mamas, My kids love reading fables, and I love reading fables to them.  They have wonderful morals, lead to great discussion, and can be enjoyed by children of all ages.  There are some that contradict Islamic principles so we avoid these, but overall fables are a great way […]

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