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Articles tagged Read Aloud

Woo Your Reluctant Reader: Put Away the Books

by Leslie
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
The house next door to our house was not a house. It was the public library. And our backyard fence was not a fence, it was the south wall of the library. The library flagpole was in our yard. Every morning and evening we could watch the librarian open our gate to...
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Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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The Magic of Reading Aloud

by Lisa
Tuesday, 03 January, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
When you think of “magic,” what do you envision? A wand waving? The flash of a red-lined cape? The rabbit emerging from the top hat? Frankly, I was never one for magic; the tricks, while sometimes amazing, never fascinated me or drew me in. But then I discovered the...
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Staff Picks: Favorite Christmas Read-Alouds

Most of us have wrapped up community days and are turning our hearts toward Advent. It's a perfect time to cuddle around the fire as a family and share hot chocolate and good books. Here at Classical Conversations, we have compiled a few staff favorites for kids of all...
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Staff Picks for Reading Aloud

This year, we will start the year by talking about the benefits of reading aloud as a family. In preparation for these conversations, we wanted to share some Classical Conversations staff favorites. Favorite Read-Alouds: Shorter Stories: read before nap time; as a...
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