Spelling is a subject we all struggle with but for some of us it’s an extra challenge. I found sequential spelling to be an answer for my reluctant speller. No weekly spelling tests over random lists but instead a logical progression built on a familiar foundation. Like building blocks, sequential spelling begins with basic word families and quickly builds on them. Most spelling curricula focus
Note – This post may included affiliate links to products that we love and have used or would use in our own homeschool. Please see my disclosure policy. Are you looking for a quality spelling program for your elementary kids? When my daughter was a 2nd grader, we found a delightful program that was phonics based and developmentally appropriate, from Evan Moor. Evan Moor is a
Sing, Spell, Read and Write is a curriculum that I had the joy of being introduced to in the very beginning of our homeschooling adventure. Now, I am in the trenches of this program with my second child. This child learns 100% differently than my first and I am beaming at his success with reading and writing. What type of program is this and how
Hello, fellow homeschoolers! This is the first review I’ve written for the Curriculum Choice. I’m very excited to share my thoughts about and experience with various curricula and resources with the hope that someone finds them helpful. I thought I’d dive right in with everybody’s favorite subject: spelling! Like math, spelling as a subject offers a variety of methods — and madness. Also like math,
To be honest, when I was approached about writing a review for K5 Learning, I was going to pass. We just haven’t liked any online sites that we have tried. I decided it was only fair to give it a quick look before saying no, and my five-year-old was immediately drawn into the site. I responded to the request with a yes. We started with
This review is Part 2. If you haven’t already read my review of Primary Arts of Language: Reading, please do so before continuing with this post. Primary Arts of Language: Writing by Jill Pike of Excellence in Writing is the companion program to Primary Arts of Language: Reading. While the reading program focuses on early phonics and reading skills, the writing program focuses on printing,
I’ve always been avidly against spelling as a subject all on it’s own, and this worked well for one of my children. Unfortunately the other suffers from poor spelling. It’s been a struggle for him, and thus for me. I decided this was the year that we’d add spelling, officially, to our daily routine. The problem was, that I didn’t want to have random lists
What immediately drew me to My Father’s World is that the curriculum is the fact that it is fairly stand alone. You purchase either the basic set or their deluxe set, and you are ready to go! I adore this as our little library in this rural community really doesn’t have the variety or selection of books that we were used to in San Diego.