——♦—— Page 98 in the Teacher’s Notes.Lesson 21.-How National Geog Giant Maps are Made. video. https://www.nationalgeographic.org/video/how-national-geographic-giant-maps-are-made/ Lesson 30.-Zoom in on the Ocean Floor. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/%28Manuscript_painting_of_Heezen-Tharp_World_ocean_floor_map_by_Berann%29.jpg Lesson 31.-Ice types Arctic. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B03GzC6ohyw -Ships Breaking Through Ice. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ1W6P3NuCw -Iceberg Breaking near Ilulissat. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsAqqHQcJyU Lesson 33.-Pacific Ocean. video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oebE0cb86n8 -A day in the life of a Container Ship. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ogdGvhIwYU Lesson 35.-Ship in the Indian Ocean. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h4xbUnsjnY -How we catch fish in the … Continue reading Live Links, Living Geog I, Teacher’s Notes page 98
Yes absolutely you sure can. That’s what we did when I first started. There are also reprints out there of the 1881 version. However we used it one time and then I shelved it. I had no desire to go through that book again with another child. We had tears in our family using the old 1881 version. It nagged at me though. How could … Continue reading Why Not Read Charlotte’s 1881 Elementary Geography online for free?
Here are my thoughts and reasons for some of the changes made to Charlotte’s Geographical Reader: Poetry.Charlotte had arranged her lessons so that a poem was, itself, a lesson. Typically, the poetry lessons would alternate with a textual lesson. Occasionally there were several poetry lessons in a row. When I followed these lessons with my children, reading one poem for a lesson was often far … Continue reading Poetry, Art, Plan and Map Changes
Here are my thoughts and reasons for some of the changes made to Charlotte’s Geographical Reader: Title Change to Living Geography.Charlotte titled her book Geographical Reader Book I Elementary Geography. This title, rightly so, gives the connotation that this book is for the younger student. Charlotte did intend her book for a younger audience, but that does not mean an older student wouldn’t gain anything … Continue reading Title and Text Changes
Is Charlotte Mason’s geography book written in 1881 relevant for today?1881! It’s soooooo OLD! Outdated! Surely there is a better book by now!How could a book that old possibly have any value for our modern, fast paced, at-your-finger-tips world?The answer is, this old book is absolutely relevant for today! The most obvious, no-brainer answers are that our world still has the same physical features– oceans, … Continue reading Charlotte Mason’s 1881 Geography and Today’s Realtor
Several weeks ago I returned the final proofs of all the components of Living Geography so printing could begin. I hadn’t heard anything for a while. Due to the myriad of components and details to keep track of I wondered if I had forgotten to send something. But it turns out there were busy beavers printing away. Out of the blue they called Monday and … Continue reading Do you Have a Loading Dock?
In the ‘How to Use the Teacher’s Notes for First Reading Lessons’ the instructions read:Read the poem with the student. Help them with sounds and words when they need help. I suppose that is enough said. But, of course, there is more to say on it- both from my experience and from Charlotte Mason. What I would have liked to add, but, for sake of … Continue reading Paying Attention on Reading the Poem lesson days.