Teaching Vocabulary without a Curriculum

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You don’t need a formal curriculum to teach your children Vocabulary. A lot of homeschooling parents are teaching Vocabulary already without even realizing it. Vocabulary can be taught through the literature that we read to our children. The key is choosing good quality literature for them to read. Learn more about teaching Vocabulary with subjects […]

Complete Language Arts Program: Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, & Writing

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I prefer to have the various components of my language arts curriculum (grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and writing) complement each other. When you use different curriculum for each individual aspect, there can be overlapping as well as different levels of abilities or gaps. That’s one of the reasons that JacKris Publishing is so attractive for many homeschooling […]

FREE Plant and Animal Cells Poster and Vocabulary Cards

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Add these plant and animal cells Science posters and vocabulary cards to your Science, General Science or Biology unit study this year. This freebie has a collection of 12 posters and 12 vocabulary cards for Plant Cell, Animal Cell, Vacuole Chloroplast, Mitochondria Ribosomes, Nucleus, Golgi Apparatus, Endoplasmic Reticulum (Smooth and Rough), Cell Membrane, Cytoplasm and Cell […]

FREE Phonics-Based Reading Passages for the Entire Year

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This is going to be a hard one to resist, if you understand the importance of literacy in your homeschool! These specific reading passages are for Level 2 reading students and are enough to last you the whole year. Phonics is critical for literacy development; I didn’t know how much until I was trying to […]

FREE Spelling Words Curriculum ~ {K-12}

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These spelling lists are too useful to ignore. The free spelling lessons cover academic subjects taught at particular grade levels (for example, the 5th grade spelling list includes 5th grade science words). Your homeschool might not follow these specific levels; however, the lists also include Fry’s 1,000 most commonly used English words. Word knowledge is […]

52 FREE Emergent Readers for All Year Long

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This is your one-stop shop for emergent readers! Emergent readers can play a huge role in learning how to read. They helped my son so much. These 52 emergent readers are ALL free and have themes for just about any thing you can think of. The emergent readers include Holiday themes, alphabet, sight words, non-fiction, book […]

FREE Spelling Practice Printables

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In the days of spell check and auto-correct, do we even need to know how to spell anymore? YES! Being confident in spelling leads to confidence in all aspects of literacy. Spelling helps cement the connection between sounds and letters. It is the building block for literacy!These printables are a simple solution to making easy, […]

Fancy & Fun Vocabulary Words with FREE Printables

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Vocab words are necessary to have a well-rounded education. If you’re looking for a new style, try these Fancy & Fun Vocabulary Words! The freebie includes two weeks of wall cards as well as accompanying printables. Flair and magnificence are definitely a great way to describe this system!Click here to download your free printables! Need […]