The Hero and the Crown

Robin McKinley • Homonym/Homophone

The Arrow is the monthly digital product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel (you purchase or obtain the novels yourself). It’s geared toward children ages 8-11 and is an indispensable tool for parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.

This guide contains the following features:

  • 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
  • Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary elements
  • Literary element: Homonyms and homophones
  • Writing activity: Create your own words and jokes
  • 18 pages
  • Original Publication Date: April 2011

About the book

Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar, then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future, for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...—Amazon

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