Spanish Poetry

Painting by Guido Borelli We took a couple of days to read poems by Federico Garcia Lorca (Romance Sonambulo, and Arbole, Arbole…) and then write our own poems full of color. I encouraged the girls to add a few Spanish words to their poems.   This lesson idea came from “Rose Where Did You Get … More Spanish Poetry

Algebra and Life (and the Secret to Successful Home School Math)

Beginner Home school Math Mistakes            I began homeschooling in August 2016 using Saxon math.  Cherry Pie in Algebra 2, Pumpkin Pie in 8/7, and Tamale Pie in 6/5, I had been given the textbooks my children needed (for free!), and I figured I should use what I had rather than spend money on dreamy … More Algebra and Life (and the Secret to Successful Home School Math)