Homeschool Routine 2019/20

Asalamu alaykum ladies, We started our routine for the new school year today.  You may be wondering, ‘huh, you hardly took a break!’. But that’s because we year-round homeschool and tend to take time off when we need.  Sometimes that can be a chunk of time, and other times extended weekends. This is how our […]

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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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