Chronological or social/emotional skill level: ages 5-8
Created to teach common courtesy, character and compassion, this 14-week course is a perfect complement to your curriculum or to provide an enjoyable summer learning opportunity. This series was designed as a supplement to the Simply Classical Curriculum from Memoria Press, and it will appeal to families with younger children who seek to teach vital social skills. Each book focuses on 5 components: the basic social rules for daily life; forming good habits for good hygiene as well as physical and mental health; safety in various circumstances; manners and serving others well; and building listening skills and attention span. This is accomplished through quality literature, discussion questions, and varied activities. Books are leveled, with Book 1 targeting a chronological or maturity age between 4-7 years. Each book begins with a readiness assessment, list of social skills and related activities, and general teaching guidelines. Following this are lesson plans covering 4 days per week. Anticipate daily lessons taking 30-90 minutes per day. 46-54 pgs, sc.
Books 1 and 2 offer optional read-aloud recommendations, while Books 3 and 4 incorporate the read-alouds. All books provide supplementary read aloud suggestions to extend the lessons. Packages with required resources are also available. Parental involvement is integral to success through teaching, modeling and assessing. A wonderful resource to teach our children skills necessary for success. No Christian content. ~ Deanne