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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

History side trip...

Sacred Heart Academy is taking a little history side trip. We've stepped out of ancient history for a bit to delve into the early history of our great land, focusing particularly on the American Revolution.

We are currently reading Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes. Do you remember Johnny Tremain? What young person, particularly the boys, could help but be inspired by this young man's example of valor and perseverance?

Last night the family viewed this video. Even the youngest children were fascinated by the exciting events leading to the Revolutionary War. Today we will continue our discussion, delving into the life of Paul Revere and watching these (I love School House Rock and yes, I know the words of every single song!):


Anonymous said...

Looks like an opportunity to dust off Puritan's Progress.


Kimberly said...

What an excellent suggestion..."anonymous"...hmmmm...