Pencil Starter Kit Review at The Curriculum Choice

Do your little ones struggle with handwriting?  Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably?  Or do they grip it very tightly?  Learning to write shouldn't have to be a struggle.  There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your [...]

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October is here and autumn is beginning to pick up momentum. Everywhere we look deciduous trees are giving us the most fabulous display. It is the perfect time to take a deeper look at deciduous trees in your nature study time. For this month I have chosen to work with my girls using a Shining [...]

Collaborative Books for Young Writers

Are you looking for something to do with your little ones, while your older learners are needing your help?  Would you like more than 20 ways to not only keep them occupied, but also help to develop their reading and writing  skills? Scholastic offers this and much more in their workbook, Collaborative Books for Young [...]

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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. ~don't miss the fabulous giveaways at the end! Below are some of the many homeschool language arts curriculum reviews our Curriculum [...]

Oak Meadow English 8 – My Review

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Oak Meadow English 8 is all about introducing the components of good literature to your middle schooler.  As a family, we had been using Oak Meadow curriculum for english and history for many years.  We love how Oak Meadow's focus is on hands on learning and it works to meet the child when she is:  [...]

Rory’s Story Cubes – Review

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This week at our Writer's Workshop, I pulled out our Story Cubes as one of our writing explorations. Only this time, we were story telling rather than actually writing. Have you seen Rory's Story Cubes? They are an easy way to incorporate language skills into your homeschool. You get nine cubes with images on them [...]

WriteShop Curriculum Review

WriteShop Review

Being able to communicate effectively in writing is one of our priority homeschool goals. My 6th grade daughter loves the creative aspect of writing, but not the organization and editing. She writes copiously: multi-chapter stories, lengthy narrations, frequent letters to friends. Her stories and letters are written in her free time, so we don't edit [...]

Writing With Skill Review

My eldest son, now 12, has been desperate for me to teach him to write for a while. I’m very passionate about writing because it hits pretty close to home for me. But truthfully I’ve never been huge on non-fiction writing. It’s not that I can’t do it or that I don’t like doing it, [...]