Commonly Asked Questions
Are your courses religious or secular?
We would best describe our courses as Globally Neutral with regards to religion. We do not advocate any particular doctrines or beliefs. Our goal at Literary Adventures for Kids is to help students develop a love of literature. Sometimes that means they will read books they love. At other times, they will read books they hate. Some books will make them feel good about their beliefs and some will make them question long-held beliefs. We encourage students to think critically and to form their own opinions. We do not tell them how to think. To put it simply, we open a book and help a student to discover what is inside. We don't shy away from controversial authors and we don't believe in banning books.
Will the teacher grade the student's Show What You Know quizzes and grammar?
Any questions that require answers in the Show What You Know or Grammar sections have answers provided or are self-grading quizzes.
Will the teacher provide any feedback to the child on their writing and thought questions?
We provide students with the opportunity to share their freewrites from the Questions to Ponder and the Writing Project. If they choose to share, we will provide feedback in the form of critiques and encouragement. Some of our students use this option frequently, while others choose to submit their assignments to the parents.
Can I print your curriculum?
Our programs are online based. That means that the lessons and materials are generally found online. However, there are several printable portions of the courses for writing projects, lesson planning, etc. Some parents go through each lesson and print out the worksheets first, but that isn't necessary to enjoy the course. You can access the lessons via computer, tablet or phone for your convenience.
Is there a time limit to complete a course?
No, there is no time limit. Once you purchase one of our book clubs, it's yours forever. The only products that we have that are time-based are our memberships. They are at a considerably lower price per month, but you only have access to them while you are enrolled in the membership. So, they are best for those who want a variety of book clubs per month and/or have multiple children using multiple courses.
What are the differences in the memberships and the stand-alone courses?
The short answer is that we offer more in the memberships.
The long answer is that the memberships include all of our book clubs. With the memberships, you can choose any book club to study at any time. You are charged a subscription fee (quarterly or yearly) to have access to every book club (plus a few extras like live book clubs, live poetry teatimes, teacher office hours, workshops, downloads, and bonuses). If you decide at anytime you no longer want the membership, you can simply cancel. You will be unenrolled in the courses.
However, with the purchase of a stand-alone course, you have access to that course for the lifetime of our business. You pay a one time fee and it is yours.