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~Karen We don't ignore grammar, but I didn't begin to teach it formally until my daughter turned 9.I had some this-is-a-noun teacher's store workbooks etc.I suppose we didn't spend more then 3 or 4 hours total on this "grammar" for the year, but I hope it was enough for them to be ready to move onto the next part this year!Mom: Yes, there are two subjects, because there are two sentences, really.When I was in the states (for 10 months or so), I looked at nearly every grammar program available to homeschoolers.I bought and sent back more grammar curricula than I care to remember.Punctuation is used to create sense, clarity and stress in sentences.You use punctuation marks to structure and organise your writing.1944) 1867 - George William Russell - Irish author, poet, and painter (d.
I asked my children to make up sentences in this way: Where is Katherine in relation to the couch?
I have to admit that it did not mesh perfectly with my own ideas about grammar, but I have decided to adjust my philosophy to incorporate this, because it blends so well with CM's.
I ask the kids to mark one sentence each day, and at the end of the week, we discuss them all at once.
, : On January 15, 2015, he was going to Washington.
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