These are excellent curricula–just not quite as economical, easy-to-use, and easy-to-find as the listings in the book. But you can use them with confidence (as long as you’re able to invest a little more time and money).

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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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  • 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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  • Additional Curricula Recommendations Beast Academy Subject: Mathematics (arithmetic) Grade level: Elementary and early middle school (grades 2-5) Publisher: Art of Problem Solving Website: https://www.beastacademy.com/ Description: Beast Academy is a conceptual math program intended to cover arithmetical topics (according to the publisher, it is “loosely based on the Common Core standards”) The program is written in comic...

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