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Homeschool writing—overcome the obstacles and accomplish your shoulds.

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

We've heard all the obstacles. And we know they are real! 

  • I'm a math and science person. Writing doesn't come easily to me. So we skip it.
  • My kids hate writing. It's like pulling teeth! I avoid the battle altogether.
  • I have no idea how to grade my children's writing. So I don't.
  • We do a little creative writing and report writing here and there. I know it's not enough, but I don't really know how to teach writing in a comprehensive way.
  • I have great plans, but they never seem to come to fruition. I'm not good at spontaneously adding writing to our other lessons like history and science.

We've heard all of your guilt-filled shoulds:

  • I know I should teach more writing. My kids are now in middle school, and they still can't write a decent essay!
  • We should spend more time on writing. I just don't know where to start. I get overwhelmed.

Now, here's the solution: continue reading

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Homeschool Year-End Clearance Sale

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Yellow House Book Rental Year End Clearance Sale
In stock items

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Homeschool Consulation- A new service at Yellow House Book Rental

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Homeschooling can be very challenging, even frightening, to a parent new to educating their children at home. Even veteran homeschool parents come across new challenges. We all need some guidance every now and then.

I am very passionate about homeschooling and love sharing what I have learned during my 20 plus years of teaching my four children at home. How may I help you today?

Because of my years of experience and owning Yellow House Book Rental, I am often approached for homeschooling advice and I love it! I have learned a great deal through trial and error over the years.

I would love to talk with you, encourage you, and help you in any way that I can. Learn more

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday- HUGE list of savings and sales!

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Welcome, we are so glad you came!

It is always fun to get in on all the excitement. Christmas is on its way, whether we are ready or not. We want to help you find great savings for you and your homeschool during this time of year. Enjoy browsing and shopping for all these awesome deals!

Black Friday through Cyber Monday Sales 

Discounts codes just for you. Make sure you use them at checkout! This way to save

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How to Write Lab Report

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There are several ways to write a lab report, and depending on your class or your instructor, the requirements will vary. But this guide, created by Sherri Seligson, author of Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Marine Biology and has been developed to help you understand the reason why knowing how to write a lab report is an important part of the science process. It will also introduce the basic structure of one type of write-up.

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