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    Five in a Row Volume 3 ~ The Salamander Room

    The Salamander Room was a great row.  We loved the topics that went along with this whimsical storybook about a boy who imagines his room turns into the perfect Salamander habitat.  We really embraced LOTS and LOTS of Nature Study for the two weeks we did this unit. Here…

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    Five in a Row Volume 4 – The Raft

    Rowing The Raft..  The Raft is up there with some of my favourite Five in a Row studies.  It is an absolutely beautiful book with a heart-warming story that we all loved.  The themes for this row fit perfectly for Summer nature study and tied in beautifully with our…

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    Five In A Row Volume 1 – Madeline!

    We love Five in a Row.   Every time I come back after time away from ‘rowing’, I realize how much I adore this kind of learning for young ones and how deeply rooted my heart is in Five in a Row.  Oh, the memories and the joy of…

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    Cowboy Charlie {Five in a Row Volume 4}

    We are thrilled to be rowing Five in a Row Volume 4.  I can’t believe we’ve been using and loving Five in a Row for over 4 years now, time flies! Cowboy Charlie is a historical fiction picture book by Jeanette Winter.  It is the true story of Charles…

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    Albert – Five in a Row Volume 4

    I haven’t been posting a ton of our homeschooling stuff this year.  The main reason is that it takes a really (really) long time to upload all the images and describe every detail of our studies.  Also, I often forget to take photos as we are doing activities, and…

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    Five in a Row: Three Names

     I didn’t plan to row Thee Names this year.  But then I was gifted with a free copy of the book at a used book sale.  Since it was practically handed to me, I figured I should definitely jump into this fun unit study, so the results are…

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    Henry the Castaway (Five in a Row)

    It’s time for the first ‘row’ of the 2013/2014 homeschool year!  This literary study was so much fun but took a lot of work to put together.  I find with Five in a Row Volume 3, there are far fewer ready-made resources than there are for Volume 1 and 2.  We…

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    The Story of Ferdinand (and Spain)

    Our kids had a blast working through The Story of Ferdinand from Five in a Row, Volume 2.  We are continuing Galloping the Globe and I’m seeking fun and interesting ways to tie literature into our country units.  There are certain books that literally SPEAK to kids.  This was…