Little House On the Prairie Books Rich Literature and Unit Study

Named in the Top 20 of all time Children’s Books by Readers for good reason www.walnutgrove.org By Emerson Sandow Ms. Charlotte Mason was a British teacher of the late 1800s who developed a complete instruction method named after her. Many homeschooling families adhere to some or all of Ms. Mason’s precepts in teaching their own children with her very solid and sound approach. Among the Charlotte Mason guidelines are to use living...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Three

By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com The Body This copyrighted article is the third of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay. Parts One and Two are available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/ How many paragraphs should an essay contain? There is no absolute answer to this question. It arises because of an arbitrary model called “the 5-paragraph essay.” People who talk about essays that...

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Miss Gail’s Preschool Reading Center

http://www.carpenterliteracy.com/ Gail Carpenter is currently operating a private childcare/preschool in her home. It is called Miss Gail’s Preschool Reading Center. She takes children at around age 6 months and they begin singing the Sound Song with a whole group as they start the day. By age 4 years old, the children know the ABC letters and sounds from playing Bingo Boards and singing the song twice a day. Then they move on...

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