Log In Sign Up

Teach Your Child To Read 100 Easy Lessons


Forum: Homeschooling

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Homeschooling LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
March 4th, 2009, 03:14 PM
mommablogger's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 4,588
I just talked to a friend of mine who I convinced to use the 100 Easy Lessons, and she said that she'd come up with a way to enhance the writing portion of the book. She said after about 30 lessons, she started writing very short, simple sentences like "The sun is hot." and such, and having her daughter copy them. After a bit, she started dictating simple sentences and having her daughter write them down, and she said that it's been working very well. I thought that was a great idea and just wanted to share. My son who is the same age is just getting started on his lessons with it (she had my book for a while until I finally bought her a new one ), and I'm planning on doing this with him too.
__________________
Visit my Blog! Homemaker's Guide To The Galaxy
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
Visit my Etsy Shop! BeStitched
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Reply With Quote
  #2  
March 4th, 2009, 03:53 PM
Butter's Avatar Heather the Mama Duk
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Antonio TX
Posts: 28,853
That is a good idea. We don't use 100 Easy Lessons, but we do copywork and dictation like that.
__________________


~Heather, wife to Jamie (15 years; June 5, 1998) and mom to
Ani - 14 (February 15, 2000), Cameron - 12 (October 3, 2001),
Fritz - 7 (July 11, 2006), and Adrian - 5 (June 19, 2008)
Smaller on the Outside

Reply With Quote
  #3  
March 4th, 2009, 05:28 PM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: The Sunshine State
Posts: 7,692
TFS!
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #4  
March 6th, 2009, 07:00 AM
~hsingtreehouse~
Guest
Posts: n/a
My son didn't like 100EL, but we do copy work and spelling words too. It really makes a difference!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:23 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0