Homeschool · Writing

Animal Mini Book Project

We recently started using the Jot it Down program from Brave Writer for part of Language Arts. It has turned out to be a much better fit for Storyteller. I’ve been very pleased with the work she’s done and the effort she’s put into these projects. Her most recent project was an animal mini-book. There… Continue reading Animal Mini Book Project

Homeschool · Writing

A New Chapter for Handwriting

My goal for Storyteller’s Kindergarten year for handwriting was to work on lowercase letters. Both of the preschools she attended emphasized recognizing and writing uppercase letters. Neither paid much attention to lowercase. I didn’t think anything of it at the time but now it just really doesn’t make sense to me. Lowercase letters are far… Continue reading A New Chapter for Handwriting

Homeschool · Writing

New Year Writing Activity

I found a really great printable for a New Year’s Eve writing activity.  I think some of it was a bit difficult for Storyteller to understand.  We really had to talk about a few of the items such as “greatest lesson learned”.  She enjoyed doing it and it’s these types of activities that help her… Continue reading New Year Writing Activity