Planning Language Arts Lessons: It’s Easier than You Might Think

At this time, we do not have a formal language arts curriculum.  I have tried a few things and we use those from time to time or for a reference.  But here is how we approach teaching language arts. Pre-K, Kindergarden Learn letters and sounds Leap Frog videos 100 Easy Lessons to Teach Your Child


Book Adventure: Our Go to for Reading Comprehension

While scanning the web looking for language arts curriculum I came across a great website for encouraging reading!  It’s Book Adventure, similar to the accelerated reading programs in the public schools.  Kids log in to the website and take a 5-10 question quiz on a book they have read to earn points.  There is an online

Immigration Unit Study

History (Cycle 3 Week 16) Resources we used about Immigration: Draw*Write*Now, step by step instructions for drawing Statue of Liberty American Girl series, Kirstin books A Picnic in October, by Eve Bunting The Keeping Quilt, by Patricia Polacco “The Great American Melting Pot,”  School House Rocks song   Possible Assignments: Draw Statue of Liberty and