KS2 English, Reading and Comprehension

5 Ways to Teach Reading Comprehension

The reality is, reading doesn’t equal understanding. Reading comprehension is a complex skill for children and it helps for us homeschoolers to have some strategies up our sleeves to teach our kids reading comprehension skills. It can often be the case where our kids, who can confidently read, struggle to understand the underlying message.  We invest countless hours […]

5 Simple Charlotte Mason Inspired Ways to Use Living Literature in Your Homeschool

In this post I am going to share 5 easy, effective and practical strategies that you can start doing now for incorporating Charlotte Mason practices and living literature into your homeschool curriculum. But first, why would you want to use Charlotte Mason practices and living literature in the first place? Good literature is powerful.  I’ve always loved good […]

5 Products That Give Your Child a Strong Writing Foundation

It is so easy to get overwhelmed when confronted with the numerous curriculums and ideas out there for teaching English in the homeschool. In this post I am going to give details of the only 5 products we used for our English curriculum from the ages of 5-11 in our homeschool that has provided a […]

Story Genre Worksheet

Understanding the genre of a piece of writing is super important as a comprehension tool. Last week we had a brainstorm on all of the different types of story genres there were. To reinforce this, I have made a worksheet for my students to use this week as a quick recap on some of the […]