Follow along, as I think aloud!
Besides being very visually appealing, it hits just the right balance for us in terms of age-appropriate instruction and lively fun activities. Even my 7-year-old wants to join in sometimes. This is our most successful writing program so far and I am looking forward to continuing with this series.
Today we are finishing lesson 2. This is the only program in 6 years my 6th-grade son writing a fable story not cried and he even said today that he likes it. I like the pace and understanding it is teaching.
My 4th-grade daughter is doing great too. My daughter asks every day to get started on her writing! It is restful learning! I LOVE that you maintain the positive elements of classical education without requiring the tedious repetition and copious problems that so many classical curriculum models fall prey too.
When a child is so preoccupied with getting quantity done, he has no time left to ingest, process and assimilate concepts. Your books manage to accomplish this so I always look forward to seeing what else you have published.
Thank you for the value you add to homeschooling! My kids no longer complain about writing. My youngest three will definitely be using it all the way through.
I wish it had been around for my older kids. While my son claims to hate writing, this is what he shared with me today: I enjoyed working on those stories. I am a former public school teacher and searched long and hard for a high-quality writing curriculum that would inspire my son to be creative while also teaching him structure.
The stories are wonderful and engaging and we have had so much fun with it. They are making great progress and have moved from dreading their writing assignments to eagerly anticipating them each week. Fable, he had been a very reluctant writer. After only the first lesson, he wrote an outstanding original story completely on his own.
My husband and I were amazed, and humbled, at how much was stored up in that little mind of his, just waiting to come out. Thank you, Classical Academic Press, for this program. Please continue the good work of providing excellent classical materials that are manageable for home educators.
After dabbling for years in [other] programs. These programs were too boring or dry or complicated; they sucked the life out of the subject and my kids were bored. The tone is conversational, but the information is complex; the exercises are creative, yet rigorous.
I love how they are introducing cultural literacy and logic while teaching writing. Not only did I see my kids really thinking and improving their writing skills, they actually enjoyed it along the way! I love both the content and method of this curriculum. Regarding content, the readings that lay the foundation and provide inspiration for each lesson are wonderfully rich and thought-provoking.
Many interesting discussions have stemmed from the readings, essay assignments and formal discussion topics. The thought has occurred to me many times that experiences like these are exactly the reason I love the freedom of homeschooling.The lawyer listened with surprise to the story Robert had to tell.
They told the story of a queen who had lived to be eighty-two years old. He recalled the story Uncle Peter had told at the Oldakers' about the woman and her hair. Oct 25, · How to Write a Fable.
In this Article: Article Summary Outlining the Basics of Your Fable Writing Out the Story of Your Fable Editing and Sharing Your Fable Sample Fables Community Q&A Fables are short allegorical tales that typically feature anthropomorphic animal characters, though plants, objects, and natural forces may also appear as characters%(39).
Anansi is always hungry and one day he is a bit too greedy.
What will happen to Anansi? Watch and find out! How to write a narrative: Step -by-step instructions, Planning tools, video tutorials, writing prompts and teaching ideas for English teachers, students and parents.
Story wirting resources. Writing fables teaches students to recognize and apply a predictable, concise narrative structure to original stories. Use this easy lesson plan for writing a fable. The cherry tree myth is the most well-known and longest enduring legend about George vetconnexx.com the original story, when Washington was six years old he received a hatchet as a gift and damaged his father’s cherry tree.