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Articles dated October 2013

English to Latin... The Most Rhetorical Assignments

When you think about the trivium in any subject, the rhetorical level is the level in which you should show the most mastery of the subject. Latin is no exception. During the grammar stage of Latin you memorize the endings and the vocabulary. The dialectic stage...
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Lessons from a First-Semester Challenge Parent

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read   My children and I have been in Classical Conversations since the fall of 2005. At that time, my three children were ages six, four, and one. Now, after...
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The Question

The Question, by Leigh Bortins    Coming in October to ClassicalConversationsBooks.com!     “In college, my classmates were often annoyed with me; I kept asking questions, so the professors kept talking, sometimes beyond the bell. One day, there was an audible groan...
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The Power of a Question

by Lisa
Friday, 11 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
May I ask you a question? As a mom, I am good at that: “Are you up yet?”“Do you need some help?”“Why did you leave that here?”“Is your throat sore?”“When will you be back?”“Do you call that clean?” As a homeschool mom of two for more than a dozen years, I have...
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Thoughts on Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child

In Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, Anthony Esolen writes an "indispensable guide to overcoming today's treacherous trends in parenting and education—and the overwhelming banality of contemporary culture." Esolen's scope is broad, but my focus was...
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