A Series, a Study, and a Set of Books to Change Lives

Benny and the Bank Robber by Mary C. Findley The Benny and the Bank Robber Historical adventure series follows the tradition of Tom Sawyer, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and even more modern works like the Sugar Creek Gang. In the early 1800's Benny Richardson begins an unforgettable journey from city life in Philadelphia and eventually to the Oregon … Continue reading A Series, a Study, and a Set of Books to Change Lives

Principles of Teaching Literature and English Skills

English Skills must include Grammar, Composition, Spelling, and Vocabulary. I am an English teacher who hates Grammar, at least the way it is usually taught. Rather than drill on sentence diagramming and parts of speech in isolated sentences, I taught Grammar from Tom Sawyer. The student finds parts of speech in realistic speech, regional, standard … Continue reading Principles of Teaching Literature and English Skills