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Homeschool Language Arts

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Literature: the Book, the Place, and the Pen

I could have never dreamt that there were such goings-on in the world between the covers of books, such sandstorms and ice blasts of words.                                                        Dylan…

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

How to Build Confidence in Your Young Writer

Think back to the first time you ever held your newborn in your arms. That wriggling, tiny bundle of arms and legs felt so vulnerable in your grasp that you couldn’t help but feel your stomach…

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

5 Must-Reads for Every Middle Schooler

There’s no doubt about it - good readers READ and they read often! For some students, the hard part is finding middle school books to read. If this describes your student, take a look at the…

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

10 Books Your Teen Should Read in High School

With classic literature, I believe some books are meant to be read when you are young and then again later when you are older. The ten teenage books listed below are no exception to this. While…

AUGUST 22, 2018

Online Learning for Personalized Instruction

Sponsored by www.eTap.org Online learning is ever increasing in popularity and providers are popping up all over the place. With so many resources to choose from, it can be overwhelming. Let's…

AUGUST 21, 2018

Back-to-Homeschool Goal: Make Writing Fun

Just because summer is drawing to a close, and the homeschool calendar is already filling up, that doesn’t mean children suddenly lose their curiosity or passion for play.  When it’s time…

AUGUST 2, 2018

Workbooks for Early Readers From Our Favorite – Bob Books!

Bob Books, the best-selling learn-to-read boxed sets, has just released companion workbooks to their other reading guides! Nine million books have been sold in the Bob Books program thanks to…

JULY 16, 2018

Animal Writing Prompts for Elementary Homeschoolers

Sponsored post by Time4Writing.com Did you know that more than a third of babies’ first words are names of animals? The wild kingdom seems to fascinate us almost from birth with its diversity,…

JULY 4, 2018

How to Teach Toddlers to Read

Toddlers are so much FUN at this age! They’re truly absorbent little sponges that soak up everything around them whether we realize it or not. They’re always discovering how the world works…

JUNE 29, 2018

Spotlight on: Creating Your Own Literature-Based Unit Study

Has your homeschooling stopped dead in its tracks this summer? As one homeschool mom to another - don’t let it! Do something - even if you’re just reading and doing unit studies. Unit studies…