It is my pleasure to announce a fabulous opportunity for parents, home educators, or anyone working with children. This June, in Johnson City, TN, the Charlotte Mason Soirée will be hosting a conference with all things Charlotte Mason. I am so excited! In my video, I say retreat, please forgive my excitement.
The next bit of fabulousness is a giveaway for Karen Andreola’s new book Mother Culture. I can’t wait to send it to the winner! The link for entry is below the video. 🙂
Mother Culture by Karen Andreola Giveaway
I just wanted to let you know that I will be hosting a giveaway on my planner site. You can click below to go on over and enter to win! Thanks a bunch.
After cutting out the flashcards, they fit very nicely in a Sloyd project.
Salve! (Google says this means welcome in Latin)
One of the hardest subjects I have tempted to breach this year, besides French, has to be Latin. I love words, I have books full of them. 😉 Yet, when faced with teaching this to my children, it scared me. I have always thought that I needed someone who worked at the Smithsonian with five PhDs to walk me through this.
This is where the Public Domain came to my rescue. While perusing Google Books, I discovered a neat little (free)Latin Primer that fit my bill rather nicely. It is easy enough to not scare the wits out of my children, yet progresses nicely in difficulty. I printed this book and put it into a 3-ring binder for use.
Another hurdle was making sure I am pronouncing these words correctly for my children. This is where I consulted a PDF I found online and a YouTube channel to set me straight. From the PDF, I created flash cards so I may quiz the children. Lastly, I designed another PDF page so that the girls could write down their exercises in an orderly manner. These will have holes punched and be put into a folder labeled “Latin”.
In the pictures, my printouts are spotty with black. Please forgive my printer, it is a hot mess at the moment and we are not on speaking terms. Yours won’t print like this unless you too are nursing a broken printer. All of the links I mentioned are below and all of the printouts are free, it will only cost you ink. Fruor! (Enjoy!)
The Latin Primer by H. C. Nutting 1911
Primer Notebook Page
YouTube channel we have been using for pronunciation and more clarity.
If you have any difficulty with any of these resources or see an error, please contact me via the contact page or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
I have so enjoyed chatting with other mamas through my YouTube page about homeschooling. In honor of my 300th subscriber, I decided to pay it back with a giveaway! The winner will choose a resource from one of the following:
The Living Page
When Children Love to Learn
Exploring Creation with Your Children
All you have to do is visit my Facebook page and look for the giveaway post. Leave a comment on which of the resources you would choose should you win, and voila, you’re done.
I will announce the winner Friday, September 1, 2017, at noon via Facebook Live.