How we incorporate language arts assignments
These make great additions to the student's notebook!
Michelle from Iowa says:
"I just did a very simple thing. I had my boys put a picture of Teddy Roosevelt in the middle of a page, and we drew lines here and there, and they wrote phrases and sentences which described him...I have a form for this. We plan on doing it for other 'people' that we meet, and I will probably have my oldest go on to write a composition about this..."
Nancy from Washington says:
"We also journal, and my daughter creates a story about what her life is like in the time we are studying. This has proven to be quite fun for her."
Britta from Wisconsin says:
""[I have made] a reading list for my 2nd and 3rd grade boys for next year based on the TQH reading list. The first 33 books they will read are for their morning history time, and the next 22 books are for their afternoon quiet reading time. That equals 55 books that they will read on their own for next year, with an additional 13 that dear old Dad will read to them for bedtime stories. 68 books total! They will document the reading of the 33 'morning' books by keyword outlining a paragraph (IEW), writing a rough draft, and writing a final paragraph with a drawing to go with it. The final draft/drawing will go in their History Notebook. On Thursday evening, they will give a speech of the paragraph using the keyword outline they made..."