Optional Workbooks

For those who would like to supplement our natural language-learning approach, we provide a number of optional Language Arts workbooks listed as sub-categories below.

Analogies

Analogies are at the root of good communication, the heart of beautiful prose. They are what similes and metaphors are made of. Think of an appropriate analogy and you have half-won the argument, almost fully explained the scientific principle, and all but assured yourself of winning your audience's attention.An inability to think analogically, or an i...

Grammar

Help Make Your Child's Words Sing

Many parents (and teachers) have the impression that a study of grammar will improve a person's ability to write. And so they seek to put their children through the paces of rigorous grammar study.While there are a few basic grammatical "rules" that every student needs to know (for example, rules about the correct use of commas and periods, or the pla...

Phonics

Sonlight's Language Arts programs include everything from phonics-based reading instruction in the initial levels to spelling, handwriting, grammar, and creative writing in subsequent levels. Purchase a complete Language Arts and Readers program which includes phonics instruction, a phonics-based Spelling program, and beginning instruction in sentence mecha...

Reference

Vocabulary Enhancement, Writing Tools, and MoreYour children need to know how to use standard reference works: the dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, and so forth.

Vocabulary

Sonlight Curriculum has incorporated "natural language learning"-oriented vocabulary development exercises in our Instructor's Guides.However, if you lack the time to work with your children on the Read-Aloud exercises, or if you prefer the feeling of security that a workbook-oriented program can provide, or if you sense your children require addition...