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Five in a Row practice week: Recap and review.

Yesterday I got my grant application in to NIH, so now I have time to post a wrap-up of our Five in a Row practice week with Madeline and my impressions of the curriculum now that I’ve tried it out. … Continue reading

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FIAR practice week: Day 4.

Posted by Michael Our subject for the fourth day was “Art”.The plan was to find some landmarks shown in Madeline (such as the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame — see this tour guide for all eight places), match them … Continue reading

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FIAR practice week: Day 5

I know this is only the fourth day you’re seeing, but today was our last day of our Five in a Row practice run. Michael is still planning to write up and post yesterday’s art lesson, while I go ahead … Continue reading

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FIAR practice week: Day 3.

Today was the Science day of our Madeline study. The suggested science lessons in the Five in a Row manual didn’t really grab me, so I freelanced. In the book, Madeline gets appendicitis and is rushed to the hospital for … Continue reading

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FIAR practice week: Day 2.

In the usual way of things, each day of Five in a Row focuses on a different subject. Yesterday was Social Studies; today was supposed to be devoted to Language Arts. But of course learning doesn’t divide itself up neatly … Continue reading

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FIAR practice week: Day 1.

Michael and I both worked a full day today, and then we were all invited to a party in the evening. So our first day of Five in a Row was pretty brief. We read Madeline, as we will every … Continue reading

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