Epic Battles for Middle School

My son is using Don and Jenny Killgallon’s Paragraphs for Middle School as part of his writing curriculum this year. The idea is to introduce writing concepts, illustrate them with passages from literature, have the student identify and imitate the techniques used in the passages, then have the student practice the techniques in their ownContinue reading “Epic Battles for Middle School”

Textbook Thrills

It probably says a lot about just how unexciting a person I am, but I get quite a rush from ordering new homeschool materials. Most homeschoolers do this in the summer to prepare for starting “school” in the fall, but for whatever reason, my daughter and I started her “school” year in January of 2011.Continue reading “Textbook Thrills”