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Chronological Snobbery about the Middle Ages

  We’ve been reading Men, Microscopes and Living Things, which is a sort of history of biology for children. On the whole I really like the book. It’s well written and engaging. But the chapters on medieval herbalists and medieval bestiaries both raised my eyebrows a bit and sparked some interesting discussions as I questioned […]

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Learning Notes Week of October 15

Monday October 15 Anthony: math, copywork, History. Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book. Sophie: math, copywork, French, Geography Bella: math, composition (poetry) Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, Magna Charta, St Louis de Montfort, Men Microscopes and Living Things, lectionary readings. Bedtime story: Mitchells Five for Victory. Tuesday October 16 Anthony: math, copywork, History. […]

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Learning Notes Week of October 8



Monday October 8 Sophie: math, copywork, French. Ben: math, copywork, Explode the Code, Bob book. Anthony: math, copywork, History. Bella: read and narrate from Story of the Church, math, copywork, Latin, composition. Stories: Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, St Louis de Montfort, Magna Charta, North with the Spring, Story of the World, lectionary readings. Bedtime […]

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