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Create-a-Story – a Creative Writing Board Game for All Ages

Published by: Create Press www.createpress.com P.O. Box 2785 Carlsbad, CA 92018-2785 760-730-9550 $44.95 plus S&H Online Teachers Manual available at website Ages 5-99 (adult assistance is required for younger children) Can be up to 6 individuals or up to 6 groups of 2-4 players =========== By Joseph Grayhaim Create Press has developed an ingenious approach […]

Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if you understand all of the […]

Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice important social skills, […]

Hands-On English Curriculum

http://grammarandmore.com/product/hoe.htm Hands-On English handbook (2nd ed.): Paperback. 182 pages, 8 x 10.5 inches. The cornerstone of the curriculum, giving quick access to the basics of English to people 9+ years of age, including adults. With illustrations, index, appendices. © 2004. ISBN: 0966486757, $14.95. Activity Book: 175 practice and test pages, plus 26 pages of answers and […]

The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

  Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many homeschool families have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use their own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

Cleo Cat-tra Books – First Concept Educational Picture Books

  5 Titles in the series, currently For children, ages 1 to 3 Glossy, washable hard covers 8.25” x 8.25”, 30-plus pages Published by: Inkwell Productions, L.L.C. 10632 N. Scottsdale Rd, Unit 695 Scottsdale, AZ 852548 Ph: 480-315-3781 http://cleocatbooks.com/books/ Author: Lucy Geringer Illustrators: Bernardita C. Kollock, Elly Evans, Ralph W. Redmond ================== Review by Michael […]

Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand Your Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN  37205 615-838-2077 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ by Michael Leppert Modern homeschoolers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their children receive the very best education possible. […]

Dabble – Fast-Paced Word Board Game

www.inillc.com 7112 Cypress Hill Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 E-mail: jvohra@inillc.com Review by Jennifer Nairne Like many other families, Thursday night is Game Night at our house. It is a familiar scene to most – Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids join around the kitchen table for a friendly board game. We are a vision […]

CadenaSmith Enterprises – See-n-Read® Reading Tools

  2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you to block out unwanted […]

Loving Grammar – Mr. Lund’s Guide To Professional Clamdigging

http://lovinggrammar.com/homeschool/ Textbook by Steve Lund, M.Ed. Review by Michael Leppert At first glance, the title of this website seems like an oxymoron – who can possibly be “loving grammar”? But, those of us who enjoy knowing how to punctuate properly and make our subjects and verbs match in number, it is one of the most […]