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  • Well-Trained Mind Fourth Edition Spelling Power Subject: Spelling Grade level: 3-12 Publisher: Castlemoyle Books Website: http://www.spellingpower.com/ Description:  This one-volume spelling resource, recommended in earlier editions of The Well-Trained Mind, is designed for use in any grade (third and after). Rather than taking a workbook approach to spelling, Spelling Power is list-focused; it divides a list of 5,000 words (“most frequently used...

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  • Subjects Online Grammar Courses The Well-Trained Mind Academy offers a variety of courses in Grammar. Our small class sizes allow for plenty of interaction with instructors and other students, and our experienced instructors combine passion for their subjects with classical rigor.
  • Additional Curricula Recommendations Spelling by Sound and Structure (Rod and Staff) Subject: Spelling Grade level: 2-8 Publisher: Rod & Staff Website: https://www.milestonebooks.com/list/Rod_and_Staff_Spelling Description: Spelling by Sound and Structure progresses, over seven levels, from phonetic spelling rules, through exceptions and word roots and prefixes, concluding with word study. Word lists for each lesson are primarily organized around phonetic principles. The program consists of a student workbook and a...

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  • Keyboarding Read, Write & Type Subject: Typing, phonics, and spelling Grade level: K-2 Publisher: Talking Fingers Website: http://www.talkingfingers.com/ Description: Read, Write & Type is a keyboarding program designed for young students that combines typing skills with phonics, spelling, and word processing. Although we generally prefer students to write by hand in the elementary grades, students who struggle with dysgraphia,...

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  • Apps, Learning Games, and Online Enrichment Activities Enchanted Learning Subject: Across the curriculum Grade level: K-12, but the majority of resources intended for K-5 Publisher: Enchanted Learning, LLC Website: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/ Description: Zillions (well, hundreds) of supplementary printouts, worksheets, and project pages covering almost all areas of the curriculum.
  • Apps, Learning Games, and Online Enrichment Activities Primary Games Subject: Math, science, phonics, American history, and geography. Grade level: Elementary, with a strong focus on kindergarten and the earliest grades. Publisher: PrimaryGames, Inc. Website: http://www.primarygames.com/ Description: A collection of colorful online games, reinforcing basic skills in math (http://www.primarygames.com/math.php), phonics (http://www.primarygames.com/reading.php), science (http://www.primarygames.com/science.php), and American history and geography (http://www.primarygames.com/social_studies.php). Among many others, you’ll find drills...

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  • Apps, Learning Games, and Online Enrichment Activities Jump Start Lesson Plans Subject: Math, language arts, science, geography, and generalized preschool and kindergarten learning Grade level: Elementary, with a strong focus on the preschool and kindergarten years Publisher: Jump Start Website: http://www.jumpstart.com/teachers/lesson-plans Description: Free printable lesson plans offer teachers and parents strategies for basic skills across the curriculum. Some are keyed to particular Jump Start books and...

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  • Forms, Regulations, & Record-Keeping How to Assign High School Credits For grades 9 through 12, home educating parents must fill out a transcript form that records subjects studied, years of study, units of credit, and final grades. Transcripts ought to be kept on permanent file. Although some colleges are happy to accept portfolios for homeschool applications, most insist on a regular...

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  • Writing Why Diagramming Matters Sentence diagramming has tremendous value for students (and teachers!) of English grammar. Putting all of the words of a sentence on a diagram forces learners to identify the logical connections between different parts of the sentence. Students who diagram have to know how different parts speech work together to produce...

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