Middle school is the time where we start to move to more structured learning. By this time, my kids are quite established in their hobbies and have no problem carving out personal time for those. Copywork selections start doing double duty by exposing them to great literature, though we do throw in fun movie/TV quotes as well.
Continue Fine Motor Skills as well – you’re never too old!
Selections from books currently reading.
Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849)
A Dream Within A Dream (24 lines)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Requiem (8 lines)
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Khalil Gibran (1883-1931)
Song of the Flower (30 lines)
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Dreams (12 lines)
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1793)
Far Over the Misty Mountains Cold (20 lines)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (38 lines)
TV and Movie Quotes
Avatar: The Last Airbender (animated)