Can you believe it's that time again?! Time for new pencils, new grades, and new experiences. It's time for school! I always look forward to my first day of CC, and I like to dress up a little. One of the things I struggle with is finding an easy AND cute hairstyle. Today, I'm going… Continue reading 5 Cute AND Easy Back-to-School Hairstyles
3 Ways to Improve Your LTW Papers📝
All of you who use Lost Tools of Writing Curriculum know what I mean when I say that the LTW outlines seem to be strict and basic. I've heard other kids comment on how "strict" it is, but today I want to try to give you another take on their style and how to use… Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Your LTW Papers📝
Bluebooks for Semester One!
This past Tuesday, my CC class had Bluebooks! Page-after-page, assignment-after-assignment, our class of Challenge A worked through the test. It was mentally challenging and wore me out, but all-in-all it was an interesting, beneficial, and a new experience. Preparing for the Latin section of the test caused me to review all I had learned in… Continue reading Bluebooks for Semester One!
15 Tips for Studying Latin
I use Henle Latin in Classical Conversations. I am only on my 9th week of studying Latin, but for those out there struggling with your list of Latin exercises this week, these are some tips I find helpful. And don't worry! I need to work on some of these things myself! I'm not an expert… Continue reading 15 Tips for Studying Latin
The Foundation for a Challenge
"-a, -ae, -ae, -am, -a¯..." Thousands of kids in Classical Conversations have sung the Latin first declension song. Even better: a lot of those kids were under the age of 11! Foundations and Essentials have prepared me in so many ways for Challenge (for more info about CC, look here). I thought I would share three of… Continue reading The Foundation for a Challenge
Week 4: What My Week Looks Like for Challenge A
I am already on my fourth week of Classical Conversations, and I can't believe it. Yesterday I went to CC and I passed the Canada test!! I am so relieved. I drew and labeled Canada from memory successfully. I only mislabeled or missed two bodies of water out of 54 labels. We are now… Continue reading Week 4: What My Week Looks Like for Challenge A
Beep-beep-beep... It's 5:30 and time to wake up! I roll over, wishing I could sleep for another 2 or 3 hours and wishing I had not decided to wake up at this time. I have made a goal to wake up earlier on the weekdays. But you've got to understand, I am naturally a late-sleeper,… Continue reading Challenge Accepted!!!⏰
Week 3 Close- Up: Geography
Uh-oh! This Tuesday I found out I had less time than I thought for an assignment. I have to draw and label Canada from memory this coming Tuesday! That is one week less than what I thought I had. I planned my studying and then I found out my scheduling was wrong. I pretty… Continue reading Week 3 Close- Up: Geography
School: Here We Come!!
It's that time again! It is when we say goodbye to summer and welcome a new school year. Our days become scheduled and we buckle down for two semesters of learning! Say hello to new pencils, new notebooks, and a new grade. For the past three years, I have been a part of… Continue reading School: Here We Come!!
I go to a class called Classical Conversations, and we are learning about artists. I thought that I would like to share the artist's story with you. The first artist that we have learned about was named Giotto. Giotto was born in the year 1266. When he was an older boy he became a shepherd… Continue reading Giotto