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SOW High School recommended resources…

SOW recommended Resources for High school (9th-12th)…

Bible… SOW Inductive Bible study lessons & worksheets

Holman Bible Handbook … http://www.amazon.com/Holman-Bible-Handbook-David-Dockery/dp/1558193324/ref=pd_sim_b_20 Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary… http://www.amazon.com/Holman-Illustrated-Dictionary-Archie-England/dp/0805428364/ref=pd_rhf_shvl_1 Rose Publishing Bible Charts, Maps, & Timeline … http://www.rose-publishing.com/productdetails.cfm?SKU=314x

English Grammar… SOW English skills lessons & worksheets

Easy Grammar Plus (Wanda C Phillips) http://www.easygrammar.com/egp.html Rod & Staff English Handbook

Spelling…SOW […]

Goals for every Christian home…

Spiritual goals…

Teach them how to pray…Show your dependence on God by Praising, Repenting, Asking, Yielding to God with your children often during the day. Teach them to love and obey God’s Word…Show that God’s Word is pure, everlasting, good, and the answer for life by referring to God’s Word for everything. Teach them to […]

SOW phonics/reading lesson explained …

SOW Reading lesson…

Note: Because the Merrill Linguistic Readers (MLR) & skill texts (MLS) will introduce blending consonants and vowels, the student should have finished SOW Lesson Consonants and already know all consonant & short letter names and sounds, write and put alphabets in alphabetical order, and write & match upper case and lower case […]

What is the difference between good literature and a good reading program?

A good reading program will have basic components needed to learn how to read such as…

-learning all basic phonemes (phonetic sounds) one at a time.

-blending phonetic sounds to make a word.

-building words to make a sentence.

-learning phonetic rules important to phonetic spelling to spell words correctly.

-reading skills taught…recall, comprehension, sequencing, […]

Two of the most life changing messages of my life…

SO true… “we need to first and foremost address our spiritual and carnal natures, in order to disciple our children.”

These 2 messages were life changing 35 years ago and still today…

-How to become a Christian: http://www.campuscrusade.com/fourlawseng.htm

– How to walk in the Spirit: http://www.transferableconcepts.org/english/walk_spirit/index.html

Read and study all 10 concepts… http://www.transferableconcepts.org/english/walk_spirit/index.html

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Important differences between a SOW recommended Co-op and other home school cooperatives, charters, etc…. …

I am a very strong advocate for co-oping for homeschool families!

Reasons for co-oping…

-Christian fellowship…The church will not meet the specific needs of homeschoolers, unless it is a church that advocates and promotes homeschooling as an alternative education to schooling. Homeschoolers are isolated by the very nature of schooling at home. I do not […]

Reading Resources not recommended…

As an elementary and special education graduate and teacher in the public schools, there are so many phonics or reading programs I would not use to teach children how to read!

Why I would not recommend certain resources to teach your children how to read? It’s…

-lacking one or more basic foundations of reading methods…reading […]