Textbook studying doesn't have to be a slog. Here's an at-home activity for before your middle-schooler begins those end-of-the-chapter review questions.
Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
Here's a game to help ensure that your teenager hits the important aspects of analyzing a piece of literature. A good grade is in the cards!
Have your kid try his hand at mood charades. It's a great way to promote social development and hone reading comprehension skills, not to mention tons of fun!
Who remembers their ancient Greek history? Here's a teen-friendly refresher course in the epic poem The Odyssey, as well as SAT vocabulary your teen can use.
Here's a fun way to get the whole family involved in helping your high schooler prepare to give a speech, while creating a family keepsake in the process!
Here's a quick look at the Hamlet, the classic Shakespearean tragedy, as well as useful SAT vocabulary to give your teen a leg up in English class and beyond.
Want to get your bookworm interested in science? Check out this cool activity that teaches kids how to write science fiction!
In this activity, create a poem that emerges from the collaboration of parent and teen in the activity of observing, discussing, reading, and writing.
Make a deal with your teen: You'll buy her that new album on iTunes if she listens to it all the way through...and then writes a thoughtful review on it.