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Articles and Essays to Read in High School

Articles and Essays to Read in High School

Reading varied kinds of literature is important for high school students. Reading for comprehension, for interpretation, for inference, for evaluation and more provide life skills as well as academic achievement. (For more on effectively teaching literature to teens – even those who don’t naturally love books – see my post series here.)   Articles and…

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Homeschooler Bored with Reading? Try These 5 Ideas

It was 2006, and I was a failure. Everyone knows that all homeschooled children love books, right?  Not my kid!  He was in 4th grade, he had both eyes intact and functioning, and still he didn’t love books.  Clearly, I was a failure. 🙂 Ok, clearly I’m being silly!  But this is not a huge exaggeration of how…

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Using Language Arts for Career Exploration in homeschool

Using Language Arts for Career Exploration in Your Homeschool

A classic post about choosing reading and writing assignments to build on your student’s unique strengths and interests. You truly can use Language Arts for Career Exploration in your homeschool! Career Exploration in Your Homeschool Language Arts are a core piece of your homeschool’s curriculum.  Reading, understanding what you’ve read, and writing are vital life…

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