Write From … History

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Late last year author, Kimberly Garcia, contacted and asked if we'd be interested in reviewing any of her books in the Write From History series. Did we ever! One look told me that my boys would enjoy them and I wasn't mistaken at all. The books are wonderfully done and written with the homeschooler in [...]

How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare

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This post contains affiliate links because I own this book and highly recommend it. See full disclosure policy for more details. We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare.  How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some [...]

Literary Lessons from The Lord of the Rings

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Literary Lessons from The Lord of the Rings is a literature study of the complete Lord of the Rings trilogy. It's designed for grades 7-12 and makes a very complete one year course in literature. Each of the books is further divided into sections within each book. A fill in the blank outline to do [...]

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High school allows time for our children to pursue their interests, testing them out to see if that interest is something they would like to pursue in the future either on their own or in a formal college course. I received several Seven Sisters courses as a prize and I took the opportunity to pick [...]

A Fun Way to Learn About Words

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Don't miss the giveaway at the end! Do you know what PHOTOGRAMMETRY or THERMOPHILE mean? How about ZOOMETRY or SYMPHILY? Your children will be able to tell you quite easily what the definitions of these words are after spending time playing Rummy Roots. This game is teaching my children all about English words through learning [...]

Classical Copywork Review

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Our family has used the classical homeschooling method in various forms for over a decade. My boys grew up listening to the Story of the World and learning about great thinkers in history. They read poetry, Shakespeare, the Bible, and living history as they connected all aspects of history together in their minds and on [...]

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As a Charlotte Mason homeschooler, I've used and loved Primary Language Lessons and Intermediate Language Lessons by Emma Serl for years and years.  The goals of the books are to create students who are confident and capable to speak and write the English language.  As my third child grows toward being ready for these, I [...]

A Child’s Introduction To Poetry Review

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Having great resources is a must for any homeschool. Every once in a while I come across a book that won't be at the local library. I buy it because it's so good that it's worth the investment as an asset to our homeschool. Usually these types of books have value now and for years [...]