When you stick with a curriculum throughout your homeschool years, I believe it speaks volumes to its success and ability to meet the needs of different learning styles. Spelling Workout is more than just spelling. Besides spelling practice, this series teaches: Learning how to spell a word Phonics Dictionary skills Editing and proofreading – including proofreading marks Word analysis Classification Word application Optional – Building
Choosing a homeschool writing curriculum can be a daunting task for any home educator, whether you are brand new or a seasoned one. Today here at The Curriculum Choice we’re sharing our favorite tried and true homeschool writing programs that span many ages. Homeschool Writing Curriculum There are plenty of choices available to home educators when it comes to homeschool writing curriculum. How do you
Classical Academic Press is a fabulous resource for homeschoolers — and not just for those that follow the classical method! You’ll find wonderful programs for grammar, foreign languages, poetry, Bible study, and, of course, writing. We’ve tried a handful of writing programs (with varying success) but the one program that we always return to is the Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press. We’ve
When Phonics for Parents showed up in the mail, I was instantly captivated. How much it would have helped me when I was trying to teach my children to read! I relearned phonics alongside them, using the teacher’s guides of our reading program, but that is a very inefficient way to do things. With this little book under my belt I could have taught on
Grammar is a subject near and dear to my heart. I know not everyone can (or will) admit to that, but there it is. Throughout my children’s elementary years, we explored several different grammar curricula, and all have had their good points. This year, however, I came across a FREE curriculum that is thorough and easy to use and free. (Did I mention that already?
Here at Curriculum Choice, we know the importance of language arts instruction from preschool through high school! If our children are to be great readers and writers, consistent language arts lessons are a must. Below are some of the many homeschool language arts curriculum reviews our Curriculum Choice authors have written on the vast variety of language arts. Our Homeschool Language Arts Curriculum Reviews You’ll
Do you teach logic in your homeschool? When we first began homeschooling I didn’t realize there was such a subject to teach but now it’s one of our favorite classes thanks to Classical Academic Press! Their course, The Art of Argument, is a wonderful introduction to logic – focused on teaching informal fallacies. Classical Academic Press ‘Classical Subjects Creatively Taught’ is the motto at Classical
We live in a state where homeschool testing is required. Beginning in upper elementary, all the way through high school we have to test in varying degrees. Having to do this brings an added element to the homeschooling process. I have needed to spend time researching various tests that are acceptable to our homeschool regulations, and we have tried various tests (even ones not accepted