Medieval Times: A Lesson on the Human Dynamic

There has been a struggle of seeing the human factor in people with our generation.  We are so out of touch with community, consumed with our Facebook, Instagram, SnapChats, and blogs that we are missing a human connection.  We look at a man who knocked up a liquor store on the news, and we categorize…

Our Classroom

I just love glancing around at the blog world, and peeking into other mom’s perfect, neat and orderly, with furniture I wish I could afford or had the talent to construct layouts!  I by no means can keep up with the races of over the top Pinterest rooms, but I have been slowly revamping our…

Day Five: Our Country & Liberty

Objectives:  Reading/Fluency. Students read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. Students are expected to read aloud grade-level appropriate text with fluency (rate, accuracy, expression, appropriate phrasing) and comprehension. Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and respond by providing evidence…

Lesson Plan:: Sharing

This past June there was a rotten, no-good, down-right terrible struggle with sharing in the Shopgirl household.