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If reading is a constant battle in your homeschool, you're going to love this!
When one of my daughters began seriously struggling with our reading curriculum, I had to do something drastic. I knew there were some underlying vision issues causing her to be a little below level, but the main issue was that she hated the subject.
We needed a change. So I dusted off my M.A.Ed. and created a reading curriculum that would fit ANY book that piqued her interest. Together she and I created something that changed everything. And we want you to have it, too.
Click here to check out my daughter's review of the journal.
The Reading Journal is 180 lessons of reading bliss. Comprised of 28 unique lessons that focus on vocabulary, word study, comprehension, and higher-level thinking skills,the journal cycles through each lesson 6 times throughout the year, providing just the right amount of practice without too much monotony.
About once a week, students are asked to evaluate the content of their book based on God's truth. They will compare/contrast with Scripture, consider a character's behavior/influence, and even write out how they might share Jesus with the character.
Once a child learns how to read, he/she needs to continue skill-building throughout the elementary years. The Reading Journal provides the necessary practice for grades 2-8 while still allowing the student to choose what he/she would most enjoy reading.
You can view a sample of the Reading Journal by clicking here. It will lead you to a page with the pdf file. You can view it there or download it to your computer for easier viewing. If there is more than one version of this product, a sample of each will be included.
You can also find the step-by-step process for creating your own curriculum here.
Nothing will be mailed to you as this is a digital product. You can print off the file and staple or bind.
Looking for the softcover version? Click here.
I love this Reading Journal! Kim does such a great job of helping kids compare what they are reading to God's Word. This is the best product I have found to help me to know that my kids are understanding what they are reading, without a ton of work. It's short, simple, and yet profound. It doesn't take a long time to complete or a lot of work, but it accomplishes the job it needs to do.