We are in the beginning stages of putting together Lighted Lanterns Level C and are interested in your thoughts and opinions.
What would you like to see? Would you like to see Level C continue with the pattern contained in Levels A and B? That is to say, with a Reader published by us, compiled with public domain short stories specifically chosen to fit into a Unit topic, such as: Our Lord, birds, history, and charity, for example.
The other option I'm tossing around is selecting a few books to choose Copywork/Dictation Selections from, rather than individual short stories so that the child actually reads more books that amount to reading more than one story per week. I think the workbook layout will be much the same as A and B; that is still up in the air if we go this route.
Another possibility could be a reader in conjunction with some other books. However, that might take a fair bit longer to complete. We are wanting this ready come summer.
I suppose the options I've laid out come down to:
~ Same as Levels A and B - our own reader, where one story is read per week, (plus the poetry and Storytime contained within the workbook.) And of course, if you have an avid reader, they can read books and stories you have at home or get from the library.
~ Use other books, in which more than one chapter would be assigned and read per week. (However, one Copywork Selection would remain as that week's Copywork and Dictation Selection.)
~ Use a combination of other books and our own reader compilation from which Selections are chosen.
What are your thoughts?