Language Arts

Defining Twaddle — Because Charlotte Mason strongly recommended the avoidance of twaddle, parents are often concerned about what it is and how they can successfully avoid it in the context of education.

Poetry Memorization — It’s amazing how quickly you and your children will have an entire poem memorized with very little effort. And you’ll really impress Grandma — make poetry memorization a fun-filled family event!

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Bard? — Studying Shakespeare doesn’t need to be a scary proposition for your home school.  Even if you’ve never studied the Bard for yourself, here are some simple ideas for introducing your children to his work.

Twaddle-Free Literature by Grade — Grade-by-grade literature recommendations from preschool to teens.


2 responses to “Language Arts

  1. Pingback: Weekly Update, Rabbit Trails, and Personal Ramblings #2 « The Land of All Things Lewis

  2. Thanks for the little post. Now that my oldest is 10 I have wanted to start some formal grammar and writing studies. But, I’ve been searching for a gentler approach and decided Charlotte Mason is the way we want to follow. I’m definitely going to add these to my links to study.

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