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A plan of attack for Scripture Mastery

Last year in Seminary I used the famed Magic Squares. I loved the idea of the little jingle to memorize scripture locations. My own children learned the little jingles very, very quickly, and I thought surely this was the answer to all Scripture Mastery needs. At the end of the year, I required all students to pass off the Magic Squares rhymes in order to receive credit scripture mastery for the year. Those who learned Magic Squares are Masters, and those that memorize word-for-word are Jedis. During that final exercise it suddenly dawned on me: Magic Squares is a waste of time. I spent so much time coming up with ways for the kids to learn the grid and jingles…

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