The Old Schoolhouse® Lab
Compiled and edited by Kate Kessler,
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Goldtown Adventures Series:
Badge of Honor and Tunnel
Susan K. Marlow
Susan K. Marlow began writing sto-
obtained an elementary education degree and taught in Christian schools
before homeschooling her children.
Now more than twenty years later she
is;“back;in;the;saddle”;helping;home-schooling families by teaching writing
Susan K. Marlow is best known for
her Circle C Adventures book series.
ries features a girl named Andrea Cart-
shoot series for younger readers called
Andi and Taffy. The newest Susan
K. Marlow series is called Goldtown
Adventures. The Goldtown Adventures
of Honor and Tunnel of Gold;(with;a
ter, and his cousin have many adven-tures;along;Cripple;Creek.;Jem;leads
the way in many adventures, including
old mine. Through all of his adventures
and;mishaps,;Jem;is;given;opportuni-ties to learn trust in God.
In Badge of Honor, Jem and his sis-ter;try;to;figure;out;why;Cripple;Creek
is running dry. They also have to learn
to get along with their cousin, who has
has to learn how to be comfortable with
In Tunnel of Gold, Jem is caught in the
middle of a miner’s riot. He quickly
that;has;been;“played;out”;or;not;pro-ducing gold any more. Jem has to think
quickly to save the Midas Mine.
To deepen the learning, Susan K.
study guides that go with each book.
The guides are 24 or 25 pages long.
The activities are quite extensive and
well thought out. You can access these
downloads at www.goldtownadven
Read the Crew reviews here.
See the Light (Art DVDs)
See the Light: Drawing Children
Art is one of those subjects homeschooling moms worry about teaching.
Well, worry no more, because See the
See the Light is the brainchild of
Dave and Pat Holt, who have teamed
and exciting way. All the while your
child is learning valuable art skills.
Members of the Schoolhouse Crew
prise;( 6+),;Shipwrecked;( 6+),;Repeated
Sweets;( 10+),;and;Paper;Jungle;( 10+)
All of the Art Project DVDs are
who has been drawing since she was
old enough to hold a crayon. With the
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