I am wondering which grade most of you are using this for and what level of grammar and writing ability a student should be at to begin using it. I have it, but I’m not sure if I should use it this year for my dysgraphic 6th grader or put it away for a year or two, or to try to spread it out over the next 3 years rather than two…How does your child use this program?Jennifer WIMember
I’m just starting it with my 7th grade (12 year old) son. He is a fairly strong writer already and ok with grammar as well. My ds10 who has dysgraphic/dyslexic tendancies (I’ve not had him tested but I know he’s on the spectrum) would not be ready for Jump In. I just need him to continue working on getting things down on paper, making sentences, etc. Jump In is a way to start organizing their writing for reports, etc, while my ds10 really has nothing to organize yet. Does that make sense? He’s simply not ready. I don’t know that he’ll be ready in 7th grade. I’d be really happy if he could do it well in 8th or 9th, just knowing his skill level now.BookwormParticipant
I use it in 7th grade and 8th grade, and in conjunction with my grammar program, as I feel they go together well. I do not use it until I am certain my students can do a reasonably OK written narration–meaning, they can write in sentences, and tell a fairly coherent story.
Thanks, ladies. Bookworm, which grammar program do you use?BookwormParticipant
Our Mother Tongue.
- The topic ‘For those of you who use apologia's Jump In!’ is closed to new replies.