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Curriculum Cover Coloring Contest

To celebrate the release of our new curriculum covers, Oak Meadow is holding a coloring contest! Download the blank coloring sheet below for your student’s upcoming grade level and let their imagination run wild. For students grades 4-8, students can design a cover to match their favorite subject. The best part? Winners will receive an

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Summer Reading List 2019 for Families & Students K-8

The unstructured days of summer offer a perfect opportunity for students to explore new works of literature outside the homeschool curriculum. This list is a compilation of suggestions from Oak Meadow teachers and enrolled students. Many of the books are newly published, while others are classic reads. While we order these books by grade level,

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Oak Meadow 5-8 Newsletter, Spring 2019

Curriculum Activity: Make a Labyrinth When studying ancient civilizations in Oak Meadow Grade 6, students have the chance to create a labyrinth like the one in the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Follow the directions below for a classical, three-circuit labyrinth, or check out this video if you want to try a more complex

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Oak Meadow Newsletter Index

Our grade-level newsletters are filled with activities, tips, and printables. Enjoy! K-4 Fall 2020 Spring 2020 Winter 2020 Fall 2019 Spring 2019 Winter 2019 Fall 2018 5-8 Fall 2020 Spring 2020 Winter 2020 Fall 2019 Spring 2019 Winter 2019 Fall 2018 High School Winter 2020 Fall 2019 Spring 2019 Winter 2018 Fall 2018

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Oak Meadow K-4 Newsletter, Spring 2019

Our favorite books for your favorite little people Curriculum activity from Healthy Living from the Start: People Who Help Cursive is alive and well! What is a main lesson book? It’s Spring! Build a bird nest supply box Our favorite books for your favorite little people Here’s a list of favorites for kindergartners, from Oak

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Oak Meadow High School Newsletter, Winter 2019

Creating a homeschooling portfolio: tools for documenting work All learning counts, and you can document that! Discussion as an assessment tool A clean and tidy study space = a happy, productive you You’ve got this! (inspirational flyer) Creating a homeschooling portfolio: tools for documenting work A homeschooling portfolio is a record of your student’s learning.

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Oak Meadow 5-8 Newsletter, Winter 2019

Thoughts on teaching writing Earth Science: Make a terrarium Motivating middle schoolers Decluttering: It’s all the rage! Thoughts on teaching writing In addition to being a teacher for Oak Meadow, Lesley Arnold also works as a youth librarian. Being both a teacher (for over 40 years) and a children’s book librarian allows her to combine

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Oak Meadow K-4 Newsletter, Winter 2018

Outdoor activity for winter: Make a colorful ice fort Waldorf-inspired tip: The transformative power of storytelling Curriculum activity: DYI puppet stage Five ways to keep your balance in the midst of a busy life (printable PDF) Holiday recipe: Pavlova! Outdoor activity for winter: Build a colorful ice fort In Vermont, where the Oak Meadow headquarters

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Oak Meadow High School Newsletter, Fall 2018

Super tools for homework success Tending to your teen Love your study space Bonus post: Hot chocolate recipes Super tools for homework success Your high school coursework provides plenty of opportunities to do online research, and you are encouraged to find videos, images, and articles about any of the topics you find interesting. When you

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