Copywork Printables | Pockets of Copywork
Copywork is a wonderful tool to use in your homeschool. If you don’t know what it is, I have a post called What Is Copywork. Be sure to check it out to learn about all the amazing benefits! Copywork printables are great to have on hand so you always have something ready to print instead of scouring the internet for hours looking for quality sentences and quotes to use.
Pockets of Copywork
Pockets of Copywork is a copywork product created by Fortunately for You Books, which is a company I am co-owner of. Each set corresponds with a monthly theme. The work is divided into four weeks and each week into five days. When the child is finished, his work can be stored in a pocket he has put together.
There are 49 different ones to choose from. The themes include monthly/seasonal, literature-based, and international. They are available at Currclick for $1.99 each. However, my email subscribers can get Pockets of Heritage for FREE. There is a form at the bottom of the post where you can sign up to get yours.
How to Put a Pockets of Copywork Together
After purchasing and downloading one of the Pockets of Copywork, you will want to print out all the pages and assemble the pocket. Pictures and instructions are below. There are lines provided underneath each quote or sentence for your child to write on.
I am in the process of updating these files one at a time, and the newer ones have two extra pages at the end. One is a primary lined paper with dashes in the middle for younger students who need a guide while writing, and the other is a college-ruled type paper in case you think your child needs more room than what’s on the weekly sheet. He can write all his copywork on that instead. You can print as many of those pages as needed. If you have bought an older version and would like to have the extra lined pages, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will email them to you.
Find the two pages needed to put the pocket together. One is the back page with the title, and the other is the front of the pocket. Have your child cut along the dotted lines to create the opening.
Next, you will want to put glue along both sides and the bottom of the pocket page. Do not put glue along the opening of the pocket where the papers will be inserted.
Attach the pocket page to the back page as seen in the photo above.
Once the pocket is put together, you can set it aside and cut out all copywork papers along the black border. This is so they will fit inside the pocket.
If you have a newer version of this file with the extra lined paper and you are choosing to use them, cut those pages right at the edges of the lines, and they will fit inside the pocket as well.
Once everything is cut out, it is ready to be used, and everything can be stored in the pocket.
Copywork printables are a great way to make your life easier. They are quick and easy to print out, and when they are themed, you are adding an extra even educational value because they are not only getting the benefits from the copywork itself, but they are also learning information about different topics.
To get your free copy, fill in the form below and it will be emailed to you. Be sure to check your spam box if you do not receive it. And once you use it, please let me know what you think in the comments below. I am also looking for people who would be willing to give me a review. In return, I would like to offer you a code for another free product of your choice from our materials on Currclick.
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