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About Meredith Curtis
Meredith Curtis, pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom of five amazing children, lives to be a world changer and raise world changers! She loves Jesus, leads worship, homeschools, writes, mentors ladies, and sometimes even cooks dinner!
After graduating from the University of Delaware in 1984 with a BS degree in Nursing, she worked as a RN for two years until the birth of her first child in 1986. Since then, she has enjoyed the delightful life of a homemaker. As she watched the neighborhood children leave on the big yellow school bus each morning, she decided she wanted her children to spend the day with her, rather than in traditional school. In 1991, Meredith started homeschooling and found her niche. She has enjoyed every season of learning right along with her children. When it’s time for high school she designs her children’s high school curriculum and helps other moms do the same thing.
Believing that all of life is a grand adventure with so much to learn and discover, she loves teaching her own children and those in her homeschool co-op. She is the author of Joyful and Successful Homeschooling, Economics, Finances & Business Course, Unlocking the Mysteries of Homeschooling High School, Quick & EZ Unit Study Fun, God’s Girls Beauty Secrets, American Literature & Research, Let’s Have Our Own Medieval Banquet, Maggie King Mystery series, and MORE!
Meredith wants to encourage homeschooling families to be joyful and successful in their homeschool journey, all the way to high school graduation.
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Join with pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom, Maggie King and her family and friends as they match wits with a suspect who is getting away with murder.
Join pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom Maggie King and her family and friends as they match wits with a murderer who is hard to uncover. You will love hanging out with Maggie and her family and friends. They are just your typical homeschooling families--learning, exploring, and unraveling mysteries.
Maggie King, worship leader and homeschool mom, and her husband, Pastor Matt have seven children: Joel, Bethany, Steve, Sheree, Amy, Stephanie, and Jordan. Along with her friends, Sophia and Mary-Kate, Maggie is often hot on the trail of a murderer. Join Maggie, her family, and friends on their adventures. See if you can uncover the murderer before they do.
Imagine yourself creating a unit study based on living books. You and your children can start each school day by reading aloud from a timeless work of literature. Afterward, there will be things to learn, create, write, draw, make, and do. With an emphasis on living books, Meredith will walk you step-by-step through the process of creating your own unit study.
You will find an endless supply of creative ideas and book lists in this book. The book lists alone are worth their weight in gold. Learning about the unit study creation process will jumpstart your own creative ideas.
If you are thinking about unit studies, but lack the confidence to try them out in your homeschool, grab this book to get inspiration & confidence. Unit studies not only add fun to learning, but are a great way to make lifelong memories with your children!
If you are not ready to take the unit study plunge, try adding some creativity to traditional learning to spice things up a bit. These enjoyable experiences will add excitement to your family’s educational adventure.
Here are some of the topics covered in this book:
• What is a Unit Study?
• Why do Unit Studies work?
• Kinds of Unit Studies
• Choosing a Topic
• Living Books
• The Holy Bible
• Picture Books
• Historical Fiction
• Non-Fiction Books
• Textbooks that Breath
• Biographies & Autobiographies
• Original Documents & Great Books
• Rhetoric, Research, & Writing Assignments
• Language Arts Activities
• Math Problems & Science Experiments
• Looking & Listening (Art, Music, & Photography)
• Hands-On Fun & Movement
• Fun in the Kitchen
• Field Trips & Movies
You've heard of the three R's. Now, let's explore the seven R's and their practical application for educating your children at home. The Seven R's are Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, Research, Rhetoric, Relationships, & Right living.
Whether your homeschooling journey has just begun or you are a veteran homeschool parent, this book will challenge and inspire you! With glimpses into a real family where homeschooling works, Meredith shares practical ideas that you can implement in your own home. Let an older mom pass on some experienced wisdom to you. Here are the chapters in the book.
The Seven R's
Relationship with the Lord
Becoming a Fluent Reader
Reading Literature and Great Books
The Art of Conversation
Rhetoric: Acting, Speech, & Debate
The Foundation of Writing
Writing to Change Lives
Arithmetic: A Workout for the Mind
Mathematics: The Foundation of Science
Research is the Key to Unlocking Treasures of Wisdom & Understanding
Applying Research to Real Life
Knowledge & Understanding Lead to Wisdom
Staying on Course
Meet little Billy who thinks he murdered his mom and meet Billy’s uncle Thad. Or is Thad his uncle? Maggie is trying to teach her Sunday school class about the very first candy cane when the adventure begins.
You see, it’s Christmas time and the homeschool co-op is putting on the church Christmas play this year with Maggie helping her friend Sophia direct the extravaganza. First, she has to head south for her grandmother’s 100th birthday. Even there, the adventure continues.
Join with pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom, Maggie King and her family and friends as they match wits with the murderer who is out to ruin everybody’s Christmas.
You will enjoy hanging out with homeschool mom Maggie King and her family and friends. They are just your typical homeschooling families, except for the fact that they keep stumbling across dead bodies.
Join with homeschooling mom Maggie King and her family and friends as they match wits with the murderer who is painting the town red….with murder!
You will enjoy hanging out with Maggie and her friends and family. She is just your typical worship leader and homeschool mom. Except for the fact that she is always stumbling upon murder in the most unexpected places.