When I was a kid, I thought Ibid was the name of a book. I was old enough to look at the footnotes but not old enough to understand them. But it seemed like every book I read was quoting the same source—Ibid. I wondered what kind of wondrous book could contain such a wealth of diverse information!
Homeschool writing opportunity—Christmas articles for SchoolhouseTeachers.com
Writing worksheet, “Sharing Stories, Healing Pain” in remembrance of the birthday of Martha Gellhorn, November 8, 1908.
On Exploring with Jake, we continued traveling All Around India and met the Eluthassan of Kerala, a group of more than 40,000 people who have never heard of Jesus.
Favorite Pin: Susan Evans’ Resurrection Garden
Author quote: “Make sure you have a comfy place to sit on your blanket and have your pencil and notepad ready! Typing may be faster, but writing something long-hand adds a special touch, like cinnamon on top of a hot apple pie.” Rachel Ann Rogish, writing for Everyday Easels, October 2013, for SchoolhouseTeachers.com
In Asia: Trade Route Safari, Safari Saeed took us to Jordan and introduced us to the golden jackal.
In the Schoolhouse Dailies, a new Everyday Explorers: USA unit kicked off. This month, we’re studying Iowa. We visited the Danish Immigrant Museum, where we learned the history of Jens Otto Christiansen, and we discovered the amazing story of a very special Nativity when we stopped at the Camp Algona POW Museum.