Saturday, June 26, 2010

"Every two to three weeks, the child should also memorize a poem and recite it to you. Memorization and recitation of poetry is an important part of the reading process; it exercises the child's memory, stores beautiful language in his mind, and gives him practice in speaking aloud...

The Well Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer

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