Classical Academic Press is one of my favorite homeschool curriculum providers. They have wonderful language programs, Bible study books, reading resources, and language arts books. We have enjoyed everything we’ve used. One of our favorites? Their Writing & Rhetoric series. Writing & Rhetoric Writing & Rhetoric is a series of 12 books (7 books are currently available) for grades 3-9 that teach the basic skills
Are you looking for something to help build up your children’s writing skills? Have you ever thought of doing creative writing? Learning how to write stories can be very beneficial for children, and they are already natural story tellers… A Beka Books offers a great way to introduce your children to story writing. It is called Creative Writing – with Penmanship Skills, and it is
It’s no secret that I LOVE the Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press. We’ve tried many different writing programs and this is at the top of our favorite curriculum list – even my daughter would agree! The second book in the series, Narrative I, focuses on using stories like fables and myths to teach various writing principles. Take a peek at the program
Getting children to write is not easy. Moreover, it is more difficult when they have to use their second language. Creating sentences is not easy. It is even more complicated when we have to think about the English of certain terms translated from our native language. If you learn other languages than your native language, you should understand better what I mean. It has come
Most of us will agree that to be able to write is a skill of great importance to have in the journey of life. For a start if our children are college bound, being able to write and take notes effectively could spell the difference between success and failure. To be able to articulate well in the written word is definitely a skill that I
Teaching writing in homeschool can definitely be overwhelming. However, Apologia’s Debra Bell has a brand new curriculum, Writers in Residence, to help with just that. This fantastic resource is not only a homeschool writing resource but a writing focused language arts curriculum. No more overwhelm! ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end! We received this Writers in Residence curriculum in exchange for an honest review.
Teaching writing is one of those things that doesn’t come naturally for many moms – me included! Just because we can write doesn’t mean we necessarily know how to impart that knowledge to our children. Thankfully, the homeschool curriculum market has exploded with a plethora of writing programs for all types of learners (and teachers!). After using quite a few different programs, there is one
This past September, I made my biggest curriculum mistake yet. I had researched and thought and finally purchased a curriculum. But when it came time to start school, I realized that I would have to do heavy editing to make the curriculum match my student’s level. I set it aside and bought another curriculum–happily, one that we have been making progress in all year long.