It helps your child narrow down a large amount of information into a concise description.
It keeps them writing regularly, even the more reluctant writers.
It puts the learning in your child’s hands.
It provides you with proof of progress.
It helps you to combine subjects and simplify your school day.
You have a beautiful portfolio of their work, ready to go.
Notebooking is a wonderful tool. Just remember that this is your child’s learning tool! In other words, as long as you can see them making progress and using reasonable detail, hands off and mouth shut.
A few posts with examples of homeschooling at our house:
-Middle Ages Unit Study
–Natural Disasters Unit: Volcanoes
–Prairie Primer: Notebooking the Art, Music and Poetry of the Time
–Harry Potter unit study, part 2
–Sarah, Plain and Tall
How do you use notebooking?