How to Avoid Drill & Kill in Teaching Language Arts

How to Avoid Drill & Kill in Teaching Language Arts

in How to Teach Language Arts

If your student doesn’t enjoy some aspects of language arts, whether that is reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, or writing, there is a good chance you have succumbed to the age-old approach of drill. Drilling means that we repeat the same exercises over and over in an effort to help our students master a subject. Unfortunately, drilling is responsible for...

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Why Vocabulary Matters and How to Teach It

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Does your student have a good vocabulary? If you aren’t confident of that, you’ll want to keep reading. First, I’ll explain why children’s vocabularies are vitally important. I’ll also give you some simple strategies for improving vocabulary. Listen to the homeschool podcast Why Vocabulary Matters When I began researching language arts...

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Symbolism Lesson

Symbolism Lesson

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Want a fun, Charlotte-Mason-friendly way to teach literary symbolism to your students? If so, join the royal English children for an adventure. In reading the short, humorous story, you’ll learn that something has gone wrong with symbolism in Grammar Galaxy. The family’s nature hike turns into a very strange experience. After reading the story, your...

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Grammar Galaxy Coupon Code

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Looking for a Grammar Galaxy coupon code? Look no further! This page has the latest discount codes from the publisher. Save $5 on your digital Grammar Galaxy purchase with code SAVE5. Save 10% automatically when you buy digital or print Grammar Galaxy bundles or multiple mission manuals. The price reflects the discount or will be automatically added to your cart. No...

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Teach Creative Writing and Long Division in One Fun Lesson

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Creative writing is not only valuable academically; it can help students solve personal problems. A common problem students have is trouble mastering math concepts like long division. Teach Creative Writing With Story In Grammar Galaxy Yellow Star, the English children receive a letter from a fellow guardian of the galaxy who struggles with math. Citizens of Grammar...

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A Complete Curriculum Your Child Will Love

A Complete Curriculum Your Child Will Love

in Start Here

If you have a beginning or reluctant reader, you want to do whatever you can to encourage reading. Reading is the key to unlocking success in every other academic discipline and even life in general. That’s why I created Grammar Galaxy. I want kids to discover the treasure to be found in reading and writing. Instead of dry exercises that have no relationship...

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