I made flashcards. I went through our grammar "text" and pulled out all the necessary parts of speech and information that we use or review on a regular basis plus a few other things from other subjects and made colorful cards. I was getting tired of wasting time with flipping through the lessons to find the exact definition of a word or an example of that word.
I like flashcards. I need flashcards. They might actually be more for me than for anyone else and I'm okay with that fact. They'll be great for occasional review over the summer (ha, ha...I always plan to review, but I'm not so good with the follow through...). Mike thinks I should call them "Summer Cards" and market them to other homeschool mamas. I like to call them my "Can't-Keep-An-Important-Fact-In-My Brain-For-The-Life-Of-Me" cards (C-K-A-I-F-I-M-B-F-T-L-O-M Cards). And they are working!
Okay...don't laugh! I KNOW what an adjective is...but Elijah keeps forgetting and he is like his mama. He likes flashcards. They are orderly. They are concrete. They help you get to the facts quickly.
What?! Contractions are not only those necessary painful parts of childbirth??!!! (I!CANNOT!DO!THIS!ANYMORE!!!...five words put together into one word with lots of exclamation marks when I think of contractions...)