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{Homeschooling} Week 7 - Teaching The AT Word Family

After our week’s break from school, it was good to start again with a review of the letters and sight words that we have done so far. 213 more words


Rainbow Words

After teaching kindergarten and first grade for over 25 years I have tried numerous strategies and programs for teaching sight words. Five years ago, a colleague brought me a sight word handout that her daughter was using at her school: Rainbow Words. 831 more words

Rainbow Words

Does Your Child Have Phonemic Awareness?

Editor’s Note: We hope you’ve had an amazing summer! The new school year is now upon us, so we’re sharing some handy resources to help parents and their children succeed in class. 498 more words

Guest Posts

Share Bear

To celebrate the letter B, we read the story Two Greedy Bears and talked about the importance of sharing.  While reading students got to practice sharing and passed along the two greedy bears.   49 more words


Colorful Balloons - Color Practice

Colors. I love them! Yup, I love them.

But they’re not just for fun. Most basic color words are kindergarten sight words (check out my… 40 more words

Elementary School

Sight Word Poetry Journals

It has only been one week, but our kindergarten students are doing such a great job with their sight word poetry journals. We practice reading the poem together, identify the sight words and discuss possible illustrations.   10 more words

Sight Words

Water Balloon Fun

We are reviewing some words and letters today. This is an activity that can easily be modified for all ages. We used sight words for Princess K and letters for Wild Man. 58 more words