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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Displaying items by tag: writing

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 21:48

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

Basic steps for writing an essay.

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 21:51

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.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Making Books with Children

Making books with children is a great way to encourage literacy and creativity and build bridges across the generations. Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord has seen the positive effects firsthand during her twenty years of making books in schools, libraries, and with her family. Her primary goal is always to make it easy and fun. At makingbooks.com, she shares what she has learned to bring the joy of making books to you.

Saturday, 06 July 2013 11:35

This is Me Challenge!

You are the only one who knows your story...tell it your way with help and ideas from the This Is Me Challenge! This website has various writing prompts to help you write about yourself.  Good exercises for all of us.