Featured Story Chart: “The Story of Joseph” with Complete Text

The story of Joseph can be found in the Bible, in the Book of Genesis, chapters 37 through 50. It is interrupted briefly in chapter 38, but resumes in chapter 39. Readers of early heroic literature, such as the Iliad, Beowulf, or the early King Arthur versions, will notice that "Joseph" is different. Although it … Continue reading Featured Story Chart: “The Story of Joseph” with Complete Text

New for 2021-22 School Year: PREP-1!

For years I have recognized the need for a pre-Level 1 class for students who are not language-ready for the work of Level 1. Many students struggle with language arts for various reasons and need extra preparation. Some have language-based learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Others simply have not stored enough language experience in their … Continue reading New for 2021-22 School Year: PREP-1!

Valentine’s Day Featured Story Chart: Pride and Prejudice

What better love story could there be for Valentine's Day than Elizabeth and Darcy's? I have a long history with Pride and Prejudice, full of wonderful memories. I first listened to it on cassette tape on a harrowing road trip at night through the North Carolina mountains with my mother and children. It was dark … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Featured Story Chart: Pride and Prejudice

Featured Story Chart: Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland is the second most frequently downloaded of my story charts! This testifies to the book's enduring popularity. Lewis Carroll was the pen name of British author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Fortunately, he had practiced writing stories and poems all his life. Alice sprang from his prepared imagination, but curiously, she possessed a life … Continue reading Featured Story Chart: Alice in Wonderland