One day, while doing phonics with my first grader, I realized that we needed a break from our regular curriculum – for both of us. My daughter understood the concepts in her phonics book but was just becoming tired of it. I wanted reading to be enjoyable and hands on! I searched our local teacher’s bookstore. I found a book that worked for us: Scholastic’s
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Have you ever wondered how to help your young teens progress with their writing skills? And how to evaluate how they were doing? We did, when my daughter was 13 years old or so. We looked through a number of great homeschool writing curricula and then chose one that writes to the student: SPECTRUM WRITING grade 8. We love their writing exercises and how well they
Note – This post may included affiliate links to products that we love and have used or would use in our own homeschool. Please see my disclosure policy. Draw Write Now handwriting and art program helped my daughter develop her printing skills and have fun while doing it! The series consists of eight books, each with a different theme and all written at the same level.
Get Ready for the Code is the first of 3 pre-literacy phonics primers from Explode the Code. These are simple to use workbooks perfect for your prek-1st grades. Each book focuses in-depth on 6-8 lower-case consonants. They cover letter recognition, letter formation, letter sounds, relating beginning sounds to pictures, left-right orientation, and using small motor skills. A Review from The Curriculum Choice