Picking a DITHOR level

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Picking a DITHOR level

Post by Mumkins » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:10 pm

My 4th grade son, 9 in the fall, has not done DITHOR previously. My 6th grade DD, 11 next month, Has done a genre or 2 of 2/3 and a genre or 2 of 4/5.

Which should they do?
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Re: Picking a DITHOR level

Post by blessedmomof4 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:58 pm

It depends on where they are in their reading, writing, and independence. If they are where they should be, start them at the level that matches their grade. If not, let them each go a level lower for the workbook, using grade-level appropriate books.
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Re: Picking a DITHOR level

Post by 6timeboymom » Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:57 pm

good advice, blessedmomof4!
I always chose the "easier" workbook and the harder literature. so for instance my 12 year old is doing the 4/5 level but he will be reading books that are closer to a 7th grade level (which is his grade, technically)
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