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Home Page --  Creativity Taking Flight, by Denise Ortakales
     What's New? -- Walter Crane's "The Daffodil his trumpet blows"
Help Wanted -- "We Are All One Family," by Marie Buchfink
     Introduction -- William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Work Interrupted (1891)
     General Comments from Users of the KISS Approach -- Sandro Botticelli's  Scenes from the Life of Moses (detail of the Daughters of Jethro)
     An Overview of the KISS Grammar Objectives -- Jan Steen's The Schoolmaster
     Getting Started with KISS Grammar -- Berthe Morisot's Carriage in the Bois de Boulogne
     Some Suggestions for Using KISS Grammar Exercises 
          Francisco de Goya's Marquesa de Pontejos (approx. 1786)
          Recipe Rosters -- William Blake's The Ancient of Days
     Glossary -- illustration by Einar Nerman for The Swineherd, by Hans Christian Anderson.
     Glossary -- The KISS Perspective on the Subjunctive Mood, Marc Chagall's Self Portrait
     The KISS Grammar Toolbox: Codes and Colors for Analysis Keys
          William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Idyll: Family from Antiquity
New Linear Workbooks Index  -- Maxfield Parrish's "Waterfall"
     Intro (Getting Started) Michelangelo's The Persian Sibyl 
     The KISS Grammar Approach to Grammatical Errors -- Grant Wood's American Gothic
     The KISS Grammar Approach to Style -- Leonardo da Vinci's The Mona Lisa
 Grade Three: Introduction --  Jan Vermeer's (1632-1675) The Art of Painting
Essays for Background -- S. Deaville's Nickels and Dimes
     #1 The Basic Structure of Sentences -- Marguerite Gerard's First Steps
     #2  The "Parts of Speech" as Functions -- Angelica  Kauffmann's Cherubs Architecture
     #3 Alternative Explanations -- Maxfield Parrish's Morning, or Spring
     #4 Sliding Parts of Speech -- Walter Crane's The Frog Prince - Greeting the Frog
     # 6 Statistical Exercises and KISS Grammar -- Edgar Degas' Ballet Dancers in the Wings
     # 7 The Question of Grammatical Errors -- Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear
     # 8 The KISS Approach to Teaching Sentence Style 
           -- Valentine Cameron Prinsep's Cinderella
     # 9 Jerome Bruner's Concept of the Spiral Curriculum --  Diego Velazquez's Las Meninas 
     # 10 Starting the KISS Approach in Middle or High School
        -- Evelyn De Morgan's Hope in the Prison of Despair
     # 11 What is "Grammar"? Jan Vermeer's Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid
       # 12 Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Constructions Sandro Botticelli's The Mystical Nativity
The KISS Workbook Anthology: "In Thought," an illustration by Walter Crane
     Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp -- Walter Crane's "Aladdin Secures The Lamp"
Grade Three (Adjectives and Adverbs; Prepositional Phrases)
Main Page:  I am ready to go to bed from the Sarah Kay Collection 
Objectives: illustration by Anne Anderson (18741940s?) for Old, Old Fairy Tales, New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons, n.d.
Level One Instructional Material: illustration by Kate Greenaway for Robert Browning's The Pied Piper of Hamelin, London, Routledge, 1888.
Grade 3: September's Index --
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite for Bunny  and Brownie: the Adventures of George and Wiggle
     Overview -- Exercises from Reed and Kellogg -- Adrienne Segur for The Snow Queen and Other Stories
Grade Three - October Index -- Anne Anderson illustration for The Little Busy Bee Book
October 10: Edmund Dulac's Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper
Grade Three - November Index -- Frances Brundage  (18541937) for Tales from Tennyson,  Raphael Tuck, n.d.
Grade Three - December Index -- Charles Robinson (1870-1937) for Lilliput Lyrics (1899)
     Introduction to December of Grade Three "The Flying Trunk," by Jan Marcin Szancer
     Dec 1 -- Examples of Third Graders' Writing from Children Being Schooled at Home -- 
        illustration by Frances Brundage for Little Red Riding Hood
Grade Three - January Index -- Dorothy Pulis Lathrop for Crossings (1923) by Walter de la Mare
Grade Three - February Index -- Kay Nielsen for Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories From the Brothers Grimm
Grade Three - March Index -- William Heath Robinson for Bill the Minder (1912) 
     Sept. 15: Andersen, H. C. "The Little Match Girl," illustration by Jan Marcin Szancer 
Grade Three - April Index -- "Candytuft Fairy" by Cicely Mary Barker
Grade Three - April 1st -- Aesop's "The Fox and the Crane" illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Three - April 2nd -- Aesop's "The Ass in the Lion's Skin" (Townsend translation) illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Four - Subjects, Finite Verbs, and Complements
Main Index: Jessie Willcox Smith  for Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses
      Introduction --  Vincent van Gogh's  Montmartre
     L 2 Instructional Material -- illustration for My Favorite Games, by Frances Brundage
     L2 Instructional Material (Notes) Marc Chagall's I and the Village 
Grade Four: September Index -- Katharine Cameron  for Sleeping Beauty (1910)
     Sept 30: Assessment Quiz: Kate Greenaway in her book Under the Window (1878)
Grade Four: October Index -- Frank Cheyne Papé (b. 1878)  for The Story Without End
Grade Four: November Index -- Willy Pogany for The King of Ireland's Son (1916)
Grade Four: December Index -- "The Yew Fairy,"  by Cicely Mary Barker 
Grade Four: January Index -- illustration for "Thumbelina" by  Jan Marcin Szancer 
Grade Four: February Index -- Jessie Willcox Smith for A Child's Book of Stories (1911)
     Feb. 24 "Clytie, the Heliotrope"  -- Cicely Barker's "The Heliotrope Fairy"
     Feb. 25 "Hyacinthus" --  "The Death of Hyacinth," by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo 
     Feb. 26 Two Selections from "Echo and Narcissus"
            John W. Waterhouse's "Echo and Narcissus" 
Grade Four: April Index -- Kate Greenaway  for Marigold Garden: Pictures and Rhymes
Grade Four: April 1: Aesop's "The Fox and the Crow" -- an illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances 
Grade Four: April 2: Aesop's "The Fox Who Had Lost His Tail" -- an illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances 
Grade Four: April 16: "YOUNG AND OLD" from "The Water Babies" by Charles Kingsley -- an illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith for  The Water-Babies, (1916)
Grade Four: May Index -- Anne Anderson (18741940s?) for The Old Mother Goose  Nursery Rhyme Book
Grade Five - Subjects, Finite Verbs, and Complements (cont.)
Main Index: Adrienne Segur  Three Who Spun, an illustration for My Big Book of Cat Stories
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Five: Vincent van Gogh's  The Postman Joseph Roulin 
     Instructional Material -- Active and Passive Voice -- Simon Vouet's Allegory of Wealth
 Grade Five: September Index -- A. L. Purse's The Isle of  Wirrawoo, An Australian Fairy Tale
Grade Five: October Index -- Kay Nielsen for In Powder and Crinoline (1913)
Grade Five: November Index -- Jessie Willcox Smith  (18631935) for "Beauty and the Beast"
Grade Five: December Index -- "Winter's Promised Bride" by Adrienne Segur 
Grade Five: January Index --Arthur Rackham for Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle
Grade Five: February Index --Einar Nerman for Hans Christian Anderson's Der Schweinehirt.
Grade Five: March Index 
-- The Clue of the Leaning Chimney. Nancy Drew Mystery Books by Carolyn Keene.
Grade Five: April Index
-- a cover for The Last Battle,  a book in The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
Grade Five: April 1: Aesop's "The Jackdaw and the Doves" -- illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Five: April 2: Aesop's "The Cock and the Jewel" illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Six - Subjects, Finite Verbs, and Complements (cont.)
Main Index:  Waltr Crane's Prince Cheri and the Dragon
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Six -- John Singer Sargent's Reading
Grade Six: September Index -- Frances Brundage for Henry Gilbert's King Arthur for Boys
Grade Six: November Index -- Ida Outhwaite for Outhwaite, Grenbry, The Enchanted Forest
Grade Six: February Index -- the cover of Steinbeck's The Red Pony
Grade Six: April Index --Great Illustrated Classics edition of Treasure Island.(cover)
Grade Seven - Clauses (Subordinate and Main)
Main Index: N. C. Wyeth for Jane Potter's The Scottish Chiefs.
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Seven -- John Singer Sargent's Bedouins
Instructional Material -- Walter Crame for Flowers from Shakespeare's Garden
     Clauses and Style -- Frida Kahlo's The Love Embrace of the Universe, The Earth (Mexican), Diego, Me, and Señor Xolotl 
     More on "So" and "For" as Conjunctions -- Goya's Portait of Maria Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga
Grade Seven: September Index -- an illustration by Adrienne Segur for The Fairy Tale Book
Sept. 1 - Introduction to the Psycholinguistic Model -- Angelica  Kauffmann's Cherubs Sculpting
Grade Seven: October Index  -- Boris Artzybasheff for Three and The Moon (1929)
Grade Seven: November Index  --  Ivan Bilibin for Father Frost (1932)
 Grade Seven: January Index  -- the cover of Barbie's Hawaiian Holiday by Bette Lou Maybee.
Grade Seven: February Index  -- Franklin Dixon's The House on the Cliff (Hardy Boys; cover)
Grade Seven: March Index  --  Ivan Bilibin for The Tale of the Capital City of Kiev and of the Russian Bogatyrs
Grade Seven: April Index  -- Milo Winter  for Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1916)
Grade Eight - Clauses (Subordinate and Main) --Continued
Main Index:  Willy Pogany for More Tales From The Arabian Nights (1915)
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Eight -- Berthe Morisot's Julie Rêveuse
Grade Eight: September Index  --   C.F.Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard's book cover for Hemmingway's The Old Man and the Sea
Grade Eight: October Index  --   Ivan Bilibin for Vassilisa the Beautiful
Grade Eight: November Index  --   Willy Pogany for Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)
Grade Eight: December Index  --   Everett Shinn (1876 - 1953) for A Christmas Carol (1938)
Grade Eight: January Index  --   Herbert Cole  for The Sunset of the Heroes (1911)
Grade Eight: February Index  -- the cover of  Canfield Cook's Spitfire Pilot 
     Feb. 16  SE: The Logic of Compounding Main Clauses -- El Greco's View of Toledo
Grade Eight: March Index  --  George Leonard Carlson for Fact and Story Reader - book eight
     Intro to March (Style and Logic; MIMC) Renoir's Head of a Young Woman (1887)
Grade Eight: April Index  -- illustration for H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds (c) David A. Hardy
 Grade Eight: April 1st Aesop's "The Ass in the Lion's Skin" illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Eight: April 2nd Aesop's "The Wolf and the Lamb" illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Eight: May Index  Getting Ahead -- Adding Appositives  -- Sir Edward Burne-Jones's  Hesperus. The Evening Star 
     Intro to May of Grade Eight -- Sophie Anderson's Young Girl with a Garland of Marguerites
     May 24 - "The Last Hour," by Ethel Clifford- John Constable's The White Horse
Grade Nine - Main Index Frank E. Schoonover, the cover of Stories from the Arabian Nights
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Nine -- Maxfield Parrish's Egyptian Artist 
Grade Nine: October Index  --  illustration by Einar Nerman for The Swineherd, by Hans Christian Anderson
 Grade Nine: January Index  --  a New Year's Post-Card by Helfrid Selldin (1930)
Grade Nine: February Index  -- the cover of  Old Sleuth Weekly. Vol. I Number 26
Grade Nine: March Index  --  Joseph Leyendecker  for The Ancient Irish Sagas
Grade Nine: April Index  --  cover of an Italian translation of The King Must Die.
Grade Nine: April 1st -- Aesop's "The Ass, the Cock, and the Lion"   --  illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade Nine: April 2nd -- Aesop's "The Wolf and the Housedog"  --  illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances

 
Grade Ten - Adding Verbals (Main Index) Aladdin Accosted By Magician by Walter Crane
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Ten -- Evelyn De Morgan's The Red Cross
     Instructional Material (Index) The Frog Prince - The Transformation, by Walter Crane
     Instructional Material (Verbals) Edgar Degas' Before the Rehearsal
     Instructional Material (Verbals) The Difference between Gerundives and Participles 
          Nicolas Poussin's The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus
     Instructional Material The KISS Difference: Gerundives, Appositives, and Post-Positioned Adjectives
          Claude Monet's Boulevard des Capucines 
Grade Ten: October Index  --  Sir William Russell Flint for Le Morte D'Arthur
Grade Ten: November Index  --  Willy Pogany for Parsifal (1912)
Grade Ten: January Index  -- Mead Schaeffer (1898-1980) for Lorna Doone (1930)
Grade Ten: February Index  -- Lynd Ward (1905-1985) for Beowulf (1939)
Grade Ten: March Index  --  Mead Schaeffer (1898-1980) for The Count of Monte Cristo
Grade Ten: April Index  --  Gustaf Tenggren for Sven the Wise and Svea the Kind (1932)
Grade Ten: April 15  -- Aesop's "The Ox and the Frog"  illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade 11 -- Main Menu
William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)  for A Mid-Summer Night's Dream (1912)
     Introduction to the Work for Grade Eleven --Simone Martini's Petrach's Virgil 
Instructional Material Evelyn De Morgan's S O S
     Interjections:Notes for Parents and Teachers --
     Sir  Lawrence Alma-Tadema's A Difference of Opinion
     Instructional Material (Noun Absolutes) Daumier's The Nocturnal Travellers
Grade 11: September Index  --  Howard Chandler Christy for Sir Walter Scott's The Lady of the Lake
Grade 11: September 1: an illustration by Randolph Caldecott for his Some of Aesop's Fables with Modern Instances
Grade 11: September 16 -- Advanced Appositives (from Mr. Fortune's Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner) El Greco's St. John the Evangelist
Grade 11: November Index  --  Honore Daumier's Don Quixote and Sancho Pansa.
Grade 11: December Index  --  Eugène Delacroix's Hamlet and Horatio in the Graveyard
     Introduction - Domenico Ghirlandaio's (1449-1494) Nativity, 1485
     Decenber 22 -- Brigid Marlin's The Princess and the Frog  http://www.brigidmarlin.com
Grade 11: February Index  -- cover of  Helen Grant in College, by Amanda M. Douglas.
Grade 11: March Index  -- the cover of David Copperfield (Great Illustrated Classic edition)
Grade 11: April Index  -- John W. Waterhouse's Ophelia
Anthology
"Blue Beard," illustration of Ben Kutcher.
"Cinderella," illustrated by Ben Kutcher.
"Toads and Diamonds," illustration of Ben Kutcher.
"The Yellow Dwarf," illustrated by Ben Kutcher.