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Old 07-29-2012, 10:16 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by 2queens&1princenmyhouse
I'm still new to this, but with my 4th and 6th graders, they have a majority of sit down do your own work type things (math, grammar, spelling, writing). For Science and History, we read aloud and discuss and then have projects that go along with the lesson-it's not totally hands-on, but very age appropriate IMO.
This is very much like us. With my 4th and 6th graders, much of their work requires sitting still and working independently. We go over new things at first and then they work on their own until they get it all done, unless they have a question, and then I help them. They do science and history together.

With my youngest, who is just starting Kindergarten, we do more interactive things, though he does enjoy doing seatwork.

All my boys are low key kind of kids, and they prefer to get their work done and get on with their day. We work for around 3-3.5 hours most days.
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