Literature

You’re Never Too Old for a Read-Aloud!

Every night, my husband and I spend thirty minutes reading each other poetry or great works of literature--just kidding! Between general parenting, homeschooling, housekeeping, working, and having to tell each other highlights from the day's news stories that the other one already read (because the pleasure is not in the knowing, but the┬átelling), we are… Continue reading You’re Never Too Old for a Read-Aloud!

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5 Reading Comprehension Activities (That Aren’t Book Reports)

One of the great perks of homeschooling is that we have more flexibility in how we structure (or, often, don't structure) our class time. Since we're working in very small groups (often just one-on-one!), we can do a lot of things that are difficult or even impossible in a large, traditional classroom. One area where… Continue reading 5 Reading Comprehension Activities (That Aren’t Book Reports)