One day I ran across Appendix II in the back of Volume 3 – and it sent me into stress overwhelm. Here you will find pages of narration examples from students in Charlotte’s Parents Review school. It threw me into complete panic. And why should that be? Because I began to compare. I knew my kids were not and could not narrate like the examples. … Continue reading Just Narrate, Don’t Compare
Sometimes the same thing over and over again gets boring and, as Victorian England might put it, very dull. If your students are becoming bored with oral and written narrations, a slight variation on the typical narration might be needed to keep a Living atmosphere. It is needed, because repetition leads to predictability; predictability takes away creativity and ultimately curiosity. Curiosity is paramount to a … Continue reading Are Variations on the Standard Narration Allowed?
There are many reasons why narration might be bumpy in your home or classroom learning. Here are some suggestions from my personal experience and Charlotte to help you determine what, if anything, needs to be done. You might also look at other articles on this site for ideas and help – upcoming… Are Variations on the Standard Narration Allowed? and Written Narration Options – for … Continue reading When Narration Isn’t Working