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Using a KWL Chart in the Homeschool

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I think the KWL chart is one of the most helpful yet underutilized tools a homeschool parent can use. I rarely see them mentioned in homeschool publications and I think people are missing out!

I recently read on a blog (of someone who comments here!) of a mom’s surprise when she discovered something her daughter didn’t know that she thought was obvious. It’s so easy for us as parents to assume our children know something. Sometimes unless we specifically ask and probe, we don’t really know.

KWL stands for Know, Want to know and Learned. It tracks what do we already … Read more »