How to Teach at Home
by Christina Yeager
English is a complex language and often difficult to learn even for those in native-speaking countries. Perhaps, that’s why it’s required throughout a student’s entire academic stretch in some form or another. English doesn’t just consist of confusing sentence structure and proper grammar, it evolves into Language Arts, which consists of reading and comprehension, writing, speaking, and communication. English and Language Arts are essential to education and everything in life will revolve around it. Here are five free online resources to help homeschoolers with English and Language Arts.
Reading and writing seem like basic skills to learn, but not so fast! Reading requires understanding of the English language and absorbing the information read. Writing needs certain other skills in tact for storytelling. That’s just a few examples. Discover online resources to fulfill homeschooling Language Arts curriculum in all grades for free.
IXL Language Arts
IXL offers free resources for every grade including Pre-K. No matter what your curriculum calls for, IXL Language Arts is a sure way to hone those grammar and punctuation skills or assist with writing technique on that very important essay.
English Grammar Online
English Grammar Online boasts the tagline “the fun way to learn English” and we couldn’t agree more! This website covers grammar (of course), writing, vocabulary, literature and even includes games and riddles to make learning exciting.
English Worksheets Land
Another great resource for worksheets is English Worksheets Land. This website carries and impressive number of categories from abbreviations to writing prompts. The worksheets are in high quality print PDF format.
Flocabulary specializes in lessons for grade school in reading and writing, grammar, research and study skills and literature. Each of the mentioned categories are then broken down into many sections with cute videos.