Grammar & Writing 6th Grade Complete Homeschool Kit 2nd Ed.

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Item #: 021995
ISBN: 9780544129283
Grade: 6

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Publisher: Saxon Publishers

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Good solid curriculum. Have used it for 4 children.
March 9, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Repeat material!
We used this resource set for fifth grade and we’re fine with it. I liked that my student could read the lesson and do the assignment without me, except for help and further explanation. Lots of review, lots of practice, and it builds nicely.

I’ve just opened our new sixth grade set, and it looks to be similar, though I’m concerned that it will be a close repeat of last year’s work; I haven’t looked much yet. However, I have looked at the writing book and am very frustrated to find that the writing book (which, don’t get me wrong, is fine, a good start anyway) is almost EXACTLY the same as the fifth grade book. There are maybe two or three different lessons and a few are in a different order, but it doesn’t build on the previous year; the lessons to be read are exactly the same and only the examples are different (though very similar).

I didn’t read any reviews this time around knowing it was good for us last year, so I might not have known this anyway, but I do think it should probably be noted somewhere. Yet the materials are packaged together, so you don’t buy separate items; the one book could literally be used twice, with topics selected to do later or multiple times. (Yes, these are exercises that can/should be done multiple times, but the student’s study should build, not just repeat.)

The writing book should be sold separately with notes how to use for different levels. For me to spend $62 on a resource to have basically two copies with only minor differences (maybe three lessons) is a major disappointment.
August 28, 2018
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I like the way these books are set up. Dictation, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, journal without too much each day. A little of each on most days. The publisher is great if you have questions and need guidance.
September 24, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
This is our first year using this program It seems to be doing a good job and my daughter doesn't mind it terribly But she is not excited about it either This is not my strongest subject so I need a good strong program for teaching it Saxon is my saving grace for Math so I thought we'd give it a try for Grammar and Writing One thing I really don't like is that you have about three books and a schedule for going through them that got to be complicated We ditched the schedule and just bounce back and forth between the books I'm currently chasing a 2 year old around and need a no-brainer kind of schedule for our lessons Though I'm sure she's getting what she needs she does get bored with it so I'm planning on doing a poetry unit to give her a break from this program for a bit
January 28, 2013
I found this grammar curriculum at a homeschool convention after not having any formal grammar instruction for my kids I simply would correct their grammar as needed with explanations My oldest child is 9 and has successfully completed the Grammar 5 My next third grader will start it this August I thought that my daughter learned a lot about grammar the text and examples were clear and the price was right! I have not seen the way Saxon is producing the books now - my teacher packet and the student workbook were not bound but were hole punched This allowed me to put the materials in a single binder for use - which I liked This product will lead to mastery of grammar and I believe students will understand the "whys" of grammar not just gain the rote memory of grammar
April 18, 2010
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We needed it for school
Lori W on May 8, 2019
I was looking for something that was comprehensive and included sentence diagramming.
Rebekah G on Feb 28, 2019
We needed it for school
Lori W on May 8, 2019
My son loves their math program and we were excited to find they use the same approach for their grammar.
User on Apr 12, 2019
I was looking for something that was comprehensive and included sentence diagramming.
Rebekah G on Feb 28, 2019
We have used this program in the past and have been very happy with it.
Arturo G on Jan 23, 2019
friend recommendation
Bonnie B on Oct 21, 2018
Need to find a different approach for a child with some learning issues.
Danielle S on Oct 11, 2018
Cathy Duffy review
Ronald L on Sep 11, 2018
I needed a grammar program for my homeschooling
Nicole M on Aug 22, 2018
Program is incremental. That means there are fewer chances for holes in the information taught and the student will receive ample experience over time for retention. It works.
Susan W on Aug 3, 2018
Recommended by a friend!
Claire H on Jul 29, 2018
I love the Math curriculum.
Jen S on Jul 17, 2018
We used Saxon Grammar 4 and 5 and I wanted to continue using this curriculum.
Wendy J on Jun 26, 2018
Appears to be a very thorough and complete set.
April A on Apr 8, 2018
We love Saxon Math and the way that it presents and practices material. Can't wait to try out the grammar. Need something logical and methodical. My children all do very well with this format and REMEMBER....
Nancy L on Apr 2, 2018
I have used the 5th grade and 8th grade this school year. I saw my children excel in writing, vocabulary, spelling and grammar. I loved it! It was easy to teach, easy for my children to self-teach, and quick to correct. I purchased the 6th grade for next school year.
User on Mar 12, 2018
I have used Saxon Math as a public school teacher and home school teacher. I absolutely love it and can't wait to try Saxon Grammar and Writing!
Frances M on Feb 8, 2018
The price seems great and the reviews are awesome.
Mary M on Jan 23, 2018
I think Saxon grammar and writing is a very thorough program and love that it reviews past concepts. This is a program leaving homeschooling mothers feel confident about what they are teaching.
Kristen M on Dec 14, 2017
I am purchaseing this because we love the Saxon Math! I have heard nothing but good reviews and this is the only curriculum I have left to get. I can’t wait to try it out. I’m new to homeschooling and like that i can pick my own curriculum. We are going 4 weeks strong now and loveing every moment. Saxon is a wonderful program and I’m learning just as well as my child!
Stacy W on Nov 9, 2017
I chose a Saxon Grammar and Writing program because their math program has been so good for our son. I hope the Saxon style repetition will help him retain the things he needs to learn about grammar and writing. Some of the less traditional programs I have tried have not worked as well as I hoped they would.
Bevin R on Nov 7, 2017
lots of review and Mad Libs type activity every few lessons.
Sharon S on Aug 18, 2017
Recommended by members of the SEA Homeschool Facebook group.
Angela B on Apr 27, 2017
This will be our first time to use Grammar & Writing. However, I hear that it is formatted and presented similarly to Saxon Math and this is exactly what I was looking for. My child needs short lessons and constant review. I'm positive this curriculum will meet those needs and we'll have fantastic results.
Michelle W on Mar 22, 2017
We're currently using Shurley English Made Easy workbooks, which have gotten my 4th grader ahead due to repetition of concepts. I don't follow the Shurley method, but modified it. I saw a copy of the Saxon Grammar & liked the short, complete daily lessons. I researched & saw 5 & 6 were similar, so I went with the 6 since she's ahead. I plan to use both systems, but wanted something that required her to begin a more independent learning process - which I hope Saxon Grammar will provide.
Amy B on Mar 3, 2017
best grammar curriculum
danja g on Jan 20, 2017
Like the math by this publisher and am looking forwarding to trying and having success with this subject
Joanne Q on Nov 3, 2016
Four of my five kiddos use Saxon Math and we love it. So I decided to switch to Saxon Grammar and writing hoping that it's written just as well. We have heard good reviews and are actually really excited to start this new program!
Azusena V on Sep 12, 2016
good price
chi t on Sep 2, 2016
used other product
Melissa C on Aug 31, 2016
I've used this before and liked it.
Sara M on Aug 30, 2016
Used it last year & my son was challenged!
Tammy H on Aug 29, 2016
It was recommended by a friend.
Candace H on Aug 26, 2016
The publisher contacted me personally when I emailed a question. I like the Saxon math and this approach tells the student what to do when and on each day. I like that it includes copy work and that grammar, vocabulary and writing are all taught in a spiral method. I also like that the publisher said to order any reading level that the scope and sequence is very similar for ALL levels.
Martha Y on Aug 24, 2016
We started with Saxon Phonics K and have stayed with Saxon every year since. I recommend only Saxon for language learning.
Sarah C on Aug 23, 2016
decided to try this after how much we love the math books
Stephen S on Aug 7, 2016
Good reviews
Joyce F on Aug 5, 2016
Cathy Duffy Reviews and viewed website samples
Lori R on Jul 31, 2016
It came highly recommended by several people over at The Well Trained Mind Forums
Jennifer R on Jun 3, 2016
I am buying this based on my experience with Saxon Math and after looking at the sample lessons online.
Kathy H on May 9, 2016
My son has thrived on Saxon Math and we are hoping to carry this success over to grammar.
Carol W on Oct 27, 2015
I have a 6th grader in school here inf France and need to have him continue in natvie English at skill level same as normal curriculum level in the States.
patricia m on Oct 4, 2015
My son loves their math program and we were excited to find they use the same approach for their grammar.
User on Apr 12, 2019
We have used this program in the past and have been very happy with it.
Arturo G on Jan 23, 2019
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