Does Classical Writing teach spelling? We are often asked that question. Spelling Instruction Everything we do we do in light of the weekly stories the kids analyze and write about, including spelling. Do I have to have a separate spelling … Continue reading
Category Archives: Dictation
To be consistent is to constantly adhering to the same principles, course, or form. That is what www.dictionary.com tells me. In this blog I will discuss homeschooling of little kids, mostly, but the broader principles here apply K-12, and perhaps … Continue reading
🙂 The copybook post was so very popular, I thought would follow it up with a post on dictation. Copybook allows the student to study a passage, note the spelling and mechanics, and reproduce the piece accurately in his or … Continue reading
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Beginning writers write by doing copywork. My students enjoyed copywork in the early elementary years. Each got to pick a lined composition bound notebook from the office supply store. Each got to choose a piece of fabric to cover the … Continue reading
I often get emails and postings on our message boards that ask: “how long must I spend daily teaching this to my student? I am a busy mom, I have a toddler and a baby and I do not have … Continue reading