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About Nett

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  • Birthday 02/10/1965

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    Kentucky, USA
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    All hand crafts, guns, gardening
  1. Darlene, I am afraid I am gonna have to bow out. I was really looking forward to it too. But I have moved and returned to school. Wish me luck and hopefully I will be able to get back to "seeing" everyone again soon. I have missed you all. Have fun and maybe you could post a photo album of some of the things.
  2. when the weather changes and the kids wear themselves out? My dd and I were enjoying one of our favorite shows after supper. I left her alone for a few minutes and came back to find her in the same position I left her but.............sound asleep. So darling!! Just had to share.
  3. I think you are right Lunamother, probably some of the best therapy would be beating those clothes with your fists!!
  4. Nett

    fleeing with pets

    We got him neutred, but he was a nervous mess. Just because he freaked out. Where can I locate this Bach's Rescue Remedy? If I have to transport him again I do want this on hand.
  5. Okay chicken with out a head, do you want a certain range or are you wanting to send a postage amount and me just fill a box? Nay, I won't send the whole bunch cause then he would hunt me down. LOL
  6. HELLO FOLKS!!! Okay I know we have had an influx of new members so I wanted to bump this up. And I would really like to have my porch back!! PLEASE!!! Anyone interested in any homeschool books feel free to pm me. If what you are looking for is not listed, pm anyway. I have other things as well and it would be shipped media mail. That would be your only cost. CHECK IT OUT!!!!???????!!!!!!! PLEASE??????????????!!!!!!!!!??????????
  7. I should have known to turn to the google queen!! Next time I will come to you directly Kayla!!
  8. Okay Pogo, no need to spoil the fun. Both of these tests are specific to the time. So no a lot of these things are not in current use but would be useful. Maybe we should look at what is needed as information too?
  9. A friend of mine found this and has given me permission to share it. Where do you think you would stand in the exam? What about those teachers in ps? 8th Grade Final Exam: Salina, KS -1895 Grammar (Time, one hour) 1. Give nine rules for the use of capital letters. 2. Name the parts of speech and define those that have no modifications. 3. Define verse, stanza and paragraph. 4. What are the principal parts of a verb? Give principal parts of"lie," "play," and "run." 5. Define case; Illustrate each case. 6. What is punctuation? Give rules for principal marks of punctuation. 7 - 10. Write a composition of about 150 words and show therein that you understand the practical use of the rules of grammar. Arithmetic (Time, 1.25 hours) 1. Name and define the Fundamental Rules of Arithmetic. 2. A wagon box is 2 ft. deep, 10 feet long, and 3 ft. wide. How many bushels of wheat will it hold? 3. If a load of wheat weighs 3942 lbs., what is it worth at 50cts/bushel, deducting 1050 lbs. for tare? 4. District No. 33 has a valuation of $35,000. What is the necessary levy to carry on a school seven months at $50 per month, and have $104 for incidentals? 5. Find the cost of 6720 lbs. coal at $6.00 per ton. 6. Find the interest of $512.60 for 8 months and 18 days at 7 percent. 7. What is the cost of 40 boards 12 inches wide and 16 ft. long at $20 per metre? 8. Find bank discount on $300 for 90 days (no grace) at 10 percent. 9. What is the cost of a square farm at $15 per acre, the distance of which is 640 rods? 10. Write a Bank Check, a Promissory Note, and a Receipt. U.S. History (Time, 45 minutes) 1. Give the epochs into which U.S. History is divided. 2. Give an account of the discovery of America by Columbus. 3. Relate the causes and results of the Revolutionary War. 4. Show the territorial growth of the United States. 5. Tell what you can of the history of Kansas. 6. Describe three of the most prominent battles of the Rebellion. 7. Who were the following: Morse, Whitney, Fulton, Bell, Lincoln, Penn, and Howe? 8. Name events connected with the following dates: 1607, 1620, 1800, 1849, 1865. Orthography (Time, one hour) Do we even know what this is?? 1. What is meant by the following: Alphabet, phonetic, orthography, etymology, syllabication 2. What are elementary sounds? How classified? 3. What are the following, and give examples of each: Trigraph, subvocals, diphthong, cognate letters, linguals 4. Give four substitutes for caret 'u.' (HUH?) 5. Give two rules for spelling words with final 'e.' Name two exceptions under each rule. 6. Give two uses of silent letters in spelling. Illustrate each. 7. Define the following prefixes and use in connection with a word: bi, dis, mis, pre, semi, post, non, inter, mono, sup. 8. Mark diacritically and divide into syllables the following, and name the sign that indicates the sound: card, ball, mercy, sir, odd, cell, rise, blood, fare, last. 9. Use the following correctly in sentences: cite, site, sight, fane, fain, feign, vane, vain, vein, raze, raise, rays. 10. Write 10 words frequently mispronounced and indicate pronunciation by use of diacritical marks and by syllabication. Geography (Time, one hour) 1. What is climate? Upon what does climate depend? 2. How do you account for the extremes of climate in Kansas? 3. Of what use are rivers? Of what use is the ocean? 4. Describe the mountains of North America. 5. Name and describe the following: Monrovia,Odessa, Denver, Manitoba, Hecla, Yukon, St. Helena, Juan Fernandez, Aspinwall and Orinoco. 6. Name and locate the principal trade centers of the U.S. 7. Name all the republics of Europe and give the capital of each. 8. Why is the Atlantic Coast colder than the Pacific in the same latitude? 9. Describe the process by which the water of the ocean returns to the sources of rivers. 10. Describe the movements of the earth. Give the inclination of the earth. Notice that the exam took FIVE HOURS to complete. Gives the saying "he only had an 8th grade education" a whole new meaning, doesn't it?! Also shows you how poor our education system has become... and, NO! I don't have the answers.
  10. Nett

    What was the GD like?

    I think a lot will suffer simply because they are unwilling to learn.
  11. Hey Mt.Rider let us know when you get it!!
  12. Nett

    What was the GD like?

    This is very true. How many would really make it if they only had it as well as you remember?
  13. Nett

    FREE Good read!!!

    Okay folks, just a couple of days!! Choose your number!

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