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Articles tagged Grammar Stage

All Dressed Up for the Prom, but Will You Go?

Last week, a parent in my Classical Conversations group told me she enjoys Foundations, and looks forward to Challenge A and Challenge B, but she just does not know if she will go further with homeschooling after that. I told her I thought that would be like getting...
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Classical: The Easy Way (How the classical model makes Latin and science easier)

I just had a conversation with my fourteen year old daughter. She has been in Classical Conversations since she was six years old. She has heard me talk about the phases of learning for nine years now. She has heard me explain that whenever you learn something, you...
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Finding Freedom in the Grammar Stage

Once upon a time, I attempted to find a craft, worksheet, and online activity or video to flesh out almost every subject of every week of Foundations memory work. When we entered a year of overwhelming challenges and setbacks, I desperately struggled to keep a firm...
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Do Not Grow Weary in Grammar, for in Due Time Ye Shall Reap

by Courtney and
Tuesday, 29 March, 2011
categories: Articles
As an Essentials tutor, mothers often ask me, "Why do we have to teach so much grammar?" Many of us graduated from college without being able to define "object complement," so why would we expect our fourth graders to do so? First and foremost, we're preparing our...
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