Poetry And Other Highlights From Our Fall Recitation Day (Part 2)

You can find part 1 of our fall 2018 recitation day posts right here. "The Solitary Reaper," by William Wordsworth (recited by an 8-year-old) Behold her, single in the field, Yon solitary Highland Lass! Reaping and singing by herself; Stop here, or gently pass! Alone she cuts and binds the grain, And sings a melancholy … Continue reading Poetry And Other Highlights From Our Fall Recitation Day (Part 2)

Poetry And Other Highlights From Our Fall Recitation Day (Part 1)

Each semester the Redeemer Classical community gets together for a recitation day, in which students (and grownups) recite poems, scripture, hymns, and similar things they've selected and memorized on their own. This is a Western school tradition that goes back centuries. Readers may be familiar with it from the Anne of Green Gables series, as … Continue reading Poetry And Other Highlights From Our Fall Recitation Day (Part 1)

11 Things We Heard At Our Spring Recitation Day

Last week Redeemer families and friends gathered for our spring semester recitation day. Ages three to adult recited the following selections, which we'll excerpt here. Just imagine if the whole world resounded with such stirring ideas and poetry! Imagine if you learned, at age seven, all 130 lines of "Paul Revere's Ride," by Henry Wadsworth … Continue reading 11 Things We Heard At Our Spring Recitation Day