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Q & A: What About Small Items?

Q:  What about items that are too small to hole punch for the notebook? How can we put them into the notebook? A: There are two main ways to get small things into your notebooks: 1.  Affix them to something you can hole punch, namely cardstock. You can use paper, but remember that the thickness […]

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Q & A: What About Large Items?

Q: What about large items? How do I fit papers that are larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches into our notebooks? For example, we like to make timelines and maps on large sheets of paper. Once we used a roll of fax paper for a number line. How can those oversized projects be used […]

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How Good is Good Enough?

No one is perfect, but we certainly should have expecatations of quality work from our children’s homeschool assignments. My daughter’s recent study of Aesop is a perfect example of how the expectation for quality work plays out in notebooking assignments. She read Aesop’s fables and this webpage about Aesop’s Fables. (To give you some reference, Sprite […]

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Using Word Banks for Notebooking

If you use notebooking for narration, you realize that the assignment you are giving your children is quite complex. It’s really a writing assignment in which they have to consider organization, spelling and mechanics, and capitalization as well as the facts they are narrating. One of the things you can do to help your child […]

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