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Do I Sense a Theme? Literature Studies for Teens

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  Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family. **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on affiliate links. Thank you!  Guest Post by Betsy Strauss When kids are little, it’s so easy to use stories to bring to life some challenging ideas. You read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as a fun way to introduce natural consequences or cause and...

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Why You Nag and Four Ways to Stop It

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Do you like to nag? I can't imagine you do. Do you hear yourself nagging more than you would like to, though? Why?
Sometimes children (and adults) choose disobedience. They refuse to do what they're told. They delay the inevitable thinking they can avoid it altogether. So, we nag.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Nagging also might be necessary because we tell children what to do, rather than teach

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Magic School Bus Science Club- For all the kids who loved to ask why.

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I'm writing today to tell you about this AMAZING , HANDS-ON, YEAR-LONG SCIENCE JOURNEY! 50% off for only 10 days!

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The Magic School Bus Science Club is a 12- month science kit subscription based on the award-winning series, The Magic School Bus. If you haven't heard about the series before, each of the stories center on the antics of a frizzy-red haired fictional elementary school teacher, Ms. Frizzle, and her class, who board a “magic school bus” to take them on field trips to impossible locations, like the solar system, clouds, the past, and.....

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A Study of Shakespeare's Hamlet for High School

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As part of my Shakespeare for High School series I would like to like to cover at least one tragedy and one comedy. While we have also covered Romeo and Juliet (which is also a tragedy), for the purposes of talking specifically about a Shakespearean tragedy we are going to study Hamlet.

What is a tragedy?

In a tragedy, the main character is doomed by a singular fatal flaw. Shakespeare’s tragedies feature a wide array of flaws, and these flaws.....

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Leaders are Readers: Hooked on Phonics Sale!

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family. **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on affiliate links. Thank you! Every child is unique. Not all children are ready to read at age four or five like our American society says they should. With the pressure to teach our children to read at this young reading time can be very frustrating...

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