But back to Literature. The beginning of the program uses short children's stories to discuss plot, character, theme, etc. I simply start out asking the youngest kids questions and work my way up. I often ask my 5 year old about the characters. He can name them and the older kids can add in some more information.
We have now moved on to something more substantial. Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Today I introduced the book and read a synopsis from our accompanying study guide.
Now we get to the funny part....
Our 8th grader was flipping through the book and discovered this page near the beginning of the book