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Posts Tagged ‘ language arts ’

Myths And Fables For Kids

About Myths Moral lessons have been handed down through the ages in the forms of myth and legends. In Search of Myths and Heros Join intrepid historian Michael Wood as he goes in search of the world’s greatest myths, seeking the roots of four great legends — the Queen of Sheba, King Arthur, Shangri-La...
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Poetry Lessons, Poems For Kids

Poems that inspire poetry writing in children. Ideas to write your own poetry. Sites to submit your poetry.

*This post contains affiliate links. Items purchased through our links may earn us a commission. In fact, at present, only some forms of advanced science–particle physics for example–allow a young mind to experience the paradox, ambiguity, irrational thought, associative “leaping” with good poems teaches us to think and feel. Poems open those synapses in the brain. It always...
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Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers

Harry Potter homeschool resources Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers is a free virtual learning webpage and no more real than the Hogwarts School For Wizards from the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry for Homeschoolers page is not affiliated with JK Rowling, Bloomsbury Publishing, Scholastic Books, Warner...
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Teaching Tips for Homeschooling Parents

How to teach young children in a homeschool. Teaching tips, methods and ideas for teaching such things as spelling, creativity, English, science, writing, math in fun, creative lessons, using Bloom’s Taxonomy to improve their thinking processes. It isn’t hard for parents to learn the ways top teachers instruct. Drivers Ed AN A to Z...
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Grammar For Homeschooling the English Language

Grammar For Homeschooling the English Language

*This post contains affiliate links. Items purchased through our links may earn us a commission. Beginner’s Grammar Lessons for Free Grammar Gorillas Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. And you know, a gorilla with...
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Writing Process For Kids by Kim Kautzer

Brainstorm. Write a rough draft. Write your first revision. Get editing and comments. Writing your final draft.
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Creative Writing – How to Write Stories and Essays

Learn to write stories and essays and find places to post them online. Creative writing lessons and classes online.
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Reading Basics For Kids

Alphabet Action Click on a letter to hear its name and see an animated object beginning with that letter. Learn to read that thing’s name. Requires Shockwave. BOOST© for Readers A reading intervention designed for struggling readers. Free materials currently available include ten Systematic Phonics© Charts, the Systematic Spelling© System, and instructions for the...
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Language Arts – Free Lessons for Kids and Teens

High School English English Composition Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition. English Literature Free literature and lessons on analyzing great literature. Public Speaking How to write and give a speech. Famous speeches. Where to learn to give a speech.   Reading Books, Bountiful Books Check out book reviews and message boards...
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Fairy Tales A To Z

Classic, English and Everything In-between. Absolutely Whootie Stories to grow by. Participate by contributing your illustration or writing a review of a story. Lesson plans for mom available. Classic Fairy Tales Flash versions of Andersen’s Fairy Tales, The Grimm Brothers, The Real Princess, The Brementown Musicians, Faithful John, and more stories and games. English...
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Hawaiian Legends

Eye of Hawaii – Hawaiian Legends Most Hawaiians do not practice their ancient religion today, yet their are few who are not at least a little superstitious. Living on an active volcano can do this to you. Hawaiian Legends Legends grow out of humankind’s propensity to explain the world around them, and make a...
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Word Games – Searches, Scrambles, Puns, MadLibs, Cryptograms

Children’s puzzles improve reading and writing skills painlessly while playing word games online or printing for offline homeschool fun. Crossword Puzzles Creative Chemistry Crosswords Interactive chemistry crosswords. You can play them online, or you can save them to print out and solve later. Whatever you decide, good luck! Crossword Puzzle Maker This program puts all of...
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Legends & Heroes for Kids

Ancient Amazons Women ruled their society, and two queens, one for defense and one for domestic affairs, shared the country, but they made numerous conquest expeditions into neighboring territories. A Beginner’s Guide to Robin Hood Who’s who of the Robin Hood story. How the characters have changed through the ages and retellings. Electronic Beowolf...
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References For Writers

Acronym Guide The online acronym directory. Everything from military and medical to computer and financial acronyms. Find them all here. Bartlett’s Quotations Passages, phrases and proverbs traced to their sources. Citation Machine Set to help you generate web page citations, but this site can help you generate citations from all sorts of resources online...
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Favorite Kids Authors And Series

I want to find out more about my favorite author or series Louisa May Alcott “I never went to school,” Louisa wrote, “except to my father or such governesses as from time to time came into the family… so we had lessons each morning in the study. And very happy hours they were to...
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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories by Famous American Authors A Ghost Story by Mark Twain For the first time in my life a superstitious dread came over me; and as I turned a dark angle of the stairway and an invisible cobweb swung its lazy woof in my face and clung there, I shuddered as one who...
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Teaching Language Arts

Handwriting Handwriting AN A TO Z RESOURCE Help introducing children to form letters correctly as printing, italics and cursive. Strategies for Dealing with Dysgraphia Educators expect students to learn from the process of writing, yet dysgraphic students find that the process of writing actually interferes with learning. How, then, can they adequately learn to...
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Teaching Reading in Home School

Helping Your Child Learn to Read AN A TO Z ARTICLE Learning to read is an exciting time for children and their families. For many parents, helping their child learning to read establishes a pattern for their involvement in their child’s academic education. PBS – Taking a Reading on Children’s Reading AN A TO...
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A Ghost Story By Mark Twain

Written in 1903 by Mark Twain (1835-1910) This version originally published in 2005 by Infomotions, Inc. This particular text was derived from the Internet Wiretap Edition of A Ghost Story by Mark Twain from “Sketches New and Old”, copyright 1903, Samuel Clemens. It was placed in the Public Domain (May 1993). This document is...
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