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Mark Antony’s Speech in Julius Caesar

The next piece of Poetry we will be memorizing with our kids is an excerpt from Mark Antony’s Speech in the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Our kids are enjoying it, specially watching the short video I created.   I also created some worksheets to help my kids memorize it. I typed the poem [Read On]

Doubles Math Facts

This week we will be introducing the Doubles Facts in our Kindergarten room at our local homeschool group. As I was preparing for the lesson, I looked all around the web for more ideas. I ran into this wonderful idea by Jenae over at I Can Teach My Child. She cut out circles to represent [Read On]

Romulus and Remus by Rudyard Kipling

Since we are studying ancient history this year, our Poetry is related to the topics we are learning about. The founding of Rome is one of the topics we will be covering in the next few weeks, so we will be memorizing the poem “Romulus and Remus” by Rudyard Kipling. I put together this video [Read On]

Phoneme Segmentation

Phoneme segmentation is just one component of Phonemic Awareness. When we talk about Phonemic Awareness, we refer to the ability of manipulating & identifying sounds in a word WITHOUT looking at printed symbols (letters, words). In order for a child to be a successful reader and decoder, he must be able to manipulate & identify [Read On]

Poetry – Laocoon’s Warning

This year we will be studying Ancient History. Some of our Poetry will be related to the History, so for the next three weeks we will focus on learning a portion of the Latin poem “The Aeneid”, translated by Robert Fagles.  We will memorize the segment where Laocoon warns the Trojans about accepting the Trojan [Read On]