Combining Multiple Language Arts Resources into a Cohesive Plan

As eclectic homeschoolers, it is common for me to take bits and pieces of one thing and combine it with something else to create something that better suits my child.  So this year when we started running into issues with a curriculum, I took a step back and looked at…

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Michael Clay Thompson Language Arts Island Level Schedule

I’m listing our schedule for the Michael Clay Thompson Language Arts Island Level program.  It comes with general guidelines rather than a set schedule so I went through the books and wrote down our plan chronologically with writing assignments included in the schedule.   As I did this, I guesstimated…

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Kindergarten Writing Sample

Below you will see pictures of his work in the Write About Me book. I wrote the interpretation of his writing below each picture. I do use a whole language method for writing at my son’s age. I typically don’t correct his grammar or spelling or punctuation. If he asks me how to spell a word I usually tell him to try and sound it out. Sometimes I can read what he writes, but I usually have him read it to me so I know for sure what he wrote.

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