Brave Writer Language Arts; Compelling Cinquains

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  We finished up our latest read aloud, ‘A Journey to Jo’Burg’ by Beverley Naidoo a few weeks ago, because the kiddos were captivated by the story.  However, we only just finished the literary guide, and finished up with the final activity; writing our own cinquains. The Brave Writer […]

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Parts of Speech Color Key (Printable)

Asalamu alaykum ladies. Grammar is one of those subjects that usually gets met with a sigh. But Brave Writer really changed my perception of the need to teach grammar in the only way I thought possible and its been a huge relief! We’ve done a formal grammar program in the past as Julie (the founder […]

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Lesson Plan: Fables and a case of writers block!

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Homeschooling Mamas, My kids love reading fables, and I love reading fables to them.  They have wonderful morals, lead to great discussion, and can be enjoyed by children of all ages.  There are some that contradict Islamic principles so we avoid these, but overall fables are a great way […]

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