Literature

2019’s Books and More

2019’s Books and More

I posted earlier this month about what our homeschool core curricula were going to be for 2019.Today I will share the full list of different books we will be using in our two core language based curricula – Build Your Library and Bravewriter. To make […]

2019 Homeschool Curricula

2019 Homeschool Curricula

What does 2019 hold in store for us here at the Patch? As we have done over the past two years, we will be having a mix and match of curricula so that we touch on all of the core basic learning areas with the […]

History here we come

History here we come

Starting tomorrow we are giving a new history curriculum a run-through. We did try out a Classical option earlier but found that it wasn’t a really good fit for us. Between the age that the kids were when we tried it and my completely unrealistic expectations […]

Quote of the Week

Just because I love it so much.  It makes me smile or laugh every time I think about it or hear it. “You don’t think of Shakespeare being a child, do you? Shakespeare being seven? He was seven at some point. He was in somebody’s […]

Phan Ku

Phan Ku

As I mentioned yesterday, we have started working through some creation stories, Bursting From The Hen’s Egg and Spider Ananse Finds Something. The first of these is about Phan Ku and comes from China.  We went over this a couple of times yesterday, and Miss […]

Classical Education – First Steps

Classical Education – First Steps

Well, we are going to dip our toes into the waters of a Classical Education this week. With the help and assistance of the Ancients downloadable curriculum from Classical House of Learning we are starting off with a variety of Creation Myths/Stories. So today we […]