4th and 5th Grade Level Reading Books

Here is a short list of reading books at the 4th and 5th grade level. I’ve listed the grade level that is listed on the Scholastic Book Wizard as well as the Lexile Level and a link to the book at Amazon so you can see inside the book. These…

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Literature Selections

My oldest son is moving toward literature analysis this school year.  We are using the book Figuratively Speaking to guide our literature choices.  This is his reading list this year: Poetry Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Autumn Within Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The Rainy Day Edgar Guest – Home Ralph Waldo Emerson…

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List of Reading Books – 2nd – 4th grade level

I’ve compiled a list of books for my younger son to read this coming school year.  You will notice that the first part of this list coincides with Sonlight Grade 2 readers.  Last year we read many of the Sonlight Grade 2 readers so we are picking up where we…

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Reading Progress – Kindergarten and Second Grade

In our homeschool we don’t use a specific reading program.  Our reading program consists of reading.  Sometimes discussion of the books take place, but standard comprehension questions don’t play much of a role here.  Discussion allows me to understand how much my child understands about what he has read.  …

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A Snapshot of a Homeschooling Day

Late this afternoon about an hour before we finished school for the day I grabbed my camera and took a few pictures of what was going on in our homeschool.  While every day is different this moment demonstrated how working with children in different grades can work.  Sometimes my children…

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