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by TriciaMR
Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Handwriting - Questions, especially on legibility expectatio
Replies: 52
Views: 14708

Thanks Crystal... (Yeah, she has her own school desk that is adjusted for her height to do her school work on.) We've been doing cursive for a year and a half now, and she really wanted to learn it. And, writing letters to Grandma (that was one of our first assignments in January) is a good incentiv...
by TriciaMR
Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: 5 year olds - Choosing Pre-K or K
Replies: 13
Views: 7027

5 year olds - Choosing Pre-K or K

This is our first year of homeschooling and my 5 year old ds who will be 6 next month is just not interested in learning to read at all. He does love for us to read to him, and we do everyday. But, he just refuses to do any more phonics. I am thinking about postponing the formal teaching with him a...
by TriciaMR
Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Cursive - Can I add this to 1st?
Replies: 5
Views: 5321

Some experience with cursive...

Abeka has a program to start cursive in K. After a year of manuscript, my dd (who was 6 for 1st) was excited to do cursive. They taught a new letter everyday for cursive - the letter we were covering in phonics. So, they taught the vowels, and then the letters. Once we started putting letters togeth...