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Anglo-Saxon Non-Ficton Reading

The kids have loved all the Anglo-Saxon Historical Fiction books that we have been reading and although the books are very good at explaining which sections are fact and which are fictional I still wanted to reinforce some of the … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Kings

My daughter likes creating family trees and timelines showing how the different Kings and Queens are related.  She has actually created one massive timeline of all the Kings and Queens of Britain but now that we have been looking at … Continue reading

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Sister Queens

My daughter is enjoying her current History Theme – The Kings and Queens of Britain.  She is creating a rather LARGE poster showing the lineage / timeline / key facts etc but she has also been going off on tangents … Continue reading

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Using Readers for History

I have mentioned a couple of times lately that my daughter is very interested in learning more History.  And the wonderful thing is she is not picky about which time period, she just wants to learn about anything and everything … Continue reading

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Victorian Railways

My daughter recently borrowed a number of Victorian books from the library and she is loving them.  But as much as she is finding History interesting, her younger brother is just not that interested.  He is definitely more interested in … Continue reading

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Vikings in Britain

I have mentioned a couple of time over the past few months that both my kids are loving Viking fiction stories and although the authors do manage to intertwine lots of Viking elements into the stories there is obviously still … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Ideas

I believe that the kids are learning the whole time.  They are not only learning when I am giving them a maths equation to solve, they are also learning when they are out in the garden, building planes and cities … Continue reading

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