Projects like this can take a little time or effort, but these are the homeschooling moments that kids tend to remember. I don’t know about you, but spending time together is one of my main reasons for homeschooling.
If you want to build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills, classic literature is a great place to start. These books have stood the test of time and are written by gifted writers who know how to craft a sentence. You will find more complex vocabulary in classic books too!
Many elementary curriculum options explore topics briefly giving children an introduction to the subject matter. This breadth method presents the child with a wealth of information covered over the school year. An example of this would be to cover ancient history through renaissance period history all in the same school year. Depth focuses…
The summer before my son started first grade, I hatched a plan. I scoured book lists and my local library to come up with a list of read alouds that would help my son be able to listen to chapter books read aloud.
As eclectic homeschoolers we mix and match many different methods of homeschooling to give us a unique mix that works for us. We tend to go broad and deep with our subjects and use a schedule that makes every day different. This year I am homeschooling 2 high schoolers and a 6th grader.