Entmoot Academy
  • Welcome to the Entmoot!
  • What Is an Entmoot?

The Entmoot Academy Homeschool site is a repository of homeschooling links grouped by category which can be found in the Compendium of Resources. It is my hope that you find the resources you need as you grow through your homeschooling journey.  I have a lot more links to add, and will be trying to update as I'm able.  Do you have a website you think I should add?  Submit it here.

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Okay, what is an entmoot? In J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, an ent is a shepherd of the trees. An entmoot is a meeting of the ents to discuss issues. When we first started homeschooling, I asked my husband to come up with a name, and that's what he came up with. It has stuck. Even though we like Tolkien's writings, and have named our cats and homeschool after characters in the books, we are not obsessed with Lord of the Rings. We are totally devoted followers of the Risen Saviour Christ Jesus. Everything that we do, we do for His glory, including homeschooling our three children.

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Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:54

A Maths Dictionary for Kids

An interactive dictionary with over 600 math definitions. Very nicely done! Another must-see/must-use site.

Instructional Philosophy and Teaching Suggestions, applies to Grades 6-9. Grade level differences will be reflected in the teacher's choice of learning objectives, resources, and activities.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:51

Writing Fun by Jenny Eather

Remarkably well-done interactive site with graphic organizers, writing process information, types of writing, etc. Very colorful, and definitely a must-see, must-use site.

Handouts and Reference Materials found on the Writing Center of Sam Houston State University, containing Citation Styles Handouts; Other Citation Guidelines Information; Links to other Citation Websites; Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling handouts; General Writing Concerns & Tips; Discipline Specific Writing handouts; Foreign Language Related Handouts; Writing on Standardized Tests; and Other Stuff.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:48

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

Basic steps for writing an essay.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:46

ABC's of the Writing Process

A Universal Process for Any Writing Task. The purpose of this site is to provide a user friendly online resource, for students or teachers, no matter what they are being challenged to write.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:45

Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page

This website is a means of sharing ideas and information with all those interested in literature for children and young adults.

WebQuests provide an authentic, technology-rich environment for problem solving, information processing, and collaboration. This inquiry-based approach to learning involves students in tasks that make good use of Internet-based resources. A literature-based WebQuest uses a book(s) as a focal point for activities. Tasks might involve the theme, characters, plot, or setting of the book.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:42

Literature Learning Ladders

This web project will help you make the connection between theory and practice by exploring some online resources related to literacy, themes, literature circles, technology, and learning.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:41

EDSITEment: Literature & Language Arts

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

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