"We switched to "Spell to Write and Read" (SWR) about four years ago in our grammar school and it seems to be working well. Unlike other phonics programs, which only teach the most basic phonograms and some of the English spelling…"
We are in the process of looking at curricula to strengthen our phonics program. I believe this is critical as it forms the foundation for our writing and literature work to come. What we have in place right now is not working as a cohesive unit.Currently we use Rockbridge in grades K-1 and begin an ACSI spelling curriculum in grade 3. Abeka was recently suggested as a fill in for 2nd grade. I am curious to see what other phonics/spelling curricula are lauded by other classical schools. Do…See More
Ballet, Ballroom, Gardening, Jazz music (particularly my husband's band)
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Vergil, Jane Austen, C.S. Lewis, Milton
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Karen Moore began her study of Latin in seventh grade, and added Greek to her linguistic studies during her college years. Karen earned a B.A. in classics from the University of Texas in 1996. Since that time she has taught Latin to students in grades three through twelve through a number of venues. Currently, she serves as the foreign language chair and upper school lead teacher at Grace Academy of Georgetown, a classical Christian School located in the heart of Texas. She also serves as sponsor of Grace Academy's Latin Club, an award winning chapter of the National Junior Classical League. Karen is the co-author of the Libellus de Historia History Reader Series and Latin Alive!, both published by Classical Academic Press. She also offers teacher training and consultation services in her spare time. Karen and her husband, Bryan, have three children who attend school at Grace Academy.
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