Despite that my boys are in High School, we still do many things that would be considered elementary school or middle school level! Spelling and Vocabulary are BIG deals in my house! You have to spell in life and you have to use vocabulary daily and to do both well, you need to know WHAT you are doing!!!
In order to learn our spelling or vocabulary words better.....I like to also toss in some vocabulary worksheets!
And while my boys will mumble and grumble about it, they do them and do them well. It is simple, kind of a brain teaser and they are learning their words at the same time! Win-win in my world and as you know...I like those kind of teachings!
I like double duty kind of homeschool work! Makes the day shorter, they learn 2 things at once and less for Mom to go over and or correct!!LOL
That might sound like I am LAZY, but no....I just think sometimes things are overthought and made to be too hard or complicated! Life and schoolwork doesn't have to be!
Homeschooling should be fun, without stress and kids learn and learn well! That is what I try to do daily in my homeschool!!!