Monday, August 4, 2014

Cycle 3 Teaching Plan from Solagratiamom - GIVEAWAY!

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I've got a neat resource to share with you today!  It is designed specifically to enhance a Classical Conversations (Foundations) based curriculum, but would be great for anyone wanting to save some time finding materials to use at home.

So what is it?  Colleen, from Sola Gratia Mom, has gathered 24 week's worth of material to make your work at home easier.  The Teaching Plan gives links to resources all across the web that will enhance each of the 7 subjects that Classical Conversations covers.  It gives ideas to fill two days a week, plus extra ideas for a third day, plus weekly match-ups for Draw Write Now, Lyrical Life Science, Science Cards, Acts & Facts Cards, and Story of the World.

It covers 3 days a week because the idea is that you would be in your Classical conversations community one day and then have the option of doing Wonderful Wednesdays (I'll share about that below) for another day.

Really, what this is a huge time-saver!  All the work is done for you, all you have to do is look at the sheet for the week, click a few links, and you have what you need.


Wonderful Wednesdays


The other part of this is detailed instructions on how to do Wonderful Wednesdays in your home or with a group of friends.  If you are not familiar with Wonderful Wednesdays, you have to visit Sola Gratia Mom.  You will be inspired!  Colleen takes what was learned that week in Classical Conversations and makes it super fun!  For each week there is a plan for a science experiment, some kind of project or activity, dress-up ideas, and a themed snack.  When I read Coleen's blog, it always makes me wish that I was there partaking in all the fun!  Well, now I have all the information I need to have my own Wonderful Wednesdays!  (Of course, you could do it on any day of the week, or even spread it out over the week...whatever works for your family.)

What I love is that there are jut so many ideas here, all on topic, and all in one place.  No more spending hours searching for idea online =)


Who Will Love the Cycle 3 Teaching Plan?


If you do not have a ton of time (or energy or desire) to gather extras to supplement your CC studies, you will love the Cycle 3 Teaching Plan!

If you desire to make Classical Conversations a full curriculum, instead of just a once-a-week experience, you will love the Cycle 3 Teaching Plan!

If you enjoy supplementing your school days with resources on the computer (videos, reading info from websites, looking at pictures about what you are studying, etc.), you will love the Cycle 3 Teaching Plan!

If you desire to make a deeper connections with the families in your CC group, you will love the Wonderful Wednesday part of the bundle!


If you are still wondering if this is right for you, visit Sola Gratia Mom to read straight from Colleen what her vision was for creating these plans and even more details (and a sample!) about what is in them.



Teaching Plan Giveaway and Discount Code


Now for the part you've all been waiting for!  =)  I have two special opportunities for you today.  Colleen has given me a discount just for readers here at Living and Learning at Home!  You can use the code LIVING to get $9.95 off of your Teaching Plan bundle.  What is included in the bundle?


Normally this all costs $29.95, but this week you can save $9.95 with the code: LIVING (code good through Monday, August 11th)

Or you can enter to win one of two copies!  Of course, if you buy a bundle this week and end up winning the giveaway, Colleen will refund your money, so buy with confidence!

Use the Raffelcopter widget below to enter!


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23 comments:

  1. This will help out tremendously during our first year of CC. Thanks.

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  2. What a great resource!

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  3. Yay! Thanks for the wonderful review and giveaway. This would be a great resource!

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  4. Thanks for the chance to win! I'd love to try the Wonderful Wednesdays this year!

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  5. This sounds great! Last year was our first year of CC and homeschooling so we just "got through it." I'd love to incorporate more activities throughout the week this year.

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  6. I would really like to try this.

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  7. Yay - just what I was looking for :)

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  8. Great giveaway. Definitely could use this to become more organized this year.

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  9. Fabulous! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  10. This is great! We are beginning our first year of CC!

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  11. I have been praying for a resource that will help me to enhance the information that is presented in CC. I think you have it! I think this teaching plan will keep me encouraged throughout the year. This will be our 2nd year in CC and my first year tudoring. The ideas present in the teaching plan will not only enrich our CC learning at home with my own children but also the ones I will be tudoring.

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  12. Thank you for this giveway!

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  13. This is our first year with CC. This looks like a great blessing to get us started! :)

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  14. This is my first year with CC so this would be a great help!

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  15. Oh my goodness, this would be a dream come true! I am just starting homeschooling and starting out with CC, and it looks like I may be a tutor. I could really use the help!

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