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7 Word Facts and Implications for Instruction

In a presentation for Reading Plus, University of California professor and www.textproject.org founder Dr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert shares her “best stuff” around vocabulary and the Common Core (video… 298 more words

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Working on Word Families

My kiddos are working really hard to take what they have learned this year and build on that. One way we do this is through their “ticket” out of the room. 73 more words


Word Wallet - How to

When you practice with your child, tell the word without showing them how it is written.

Blend the sounds, as we did on this video. Each letter has a sound. 14 more words


Years Seven and Eight

This is a fun age when students enjoy a good discussion. What they read does not matter. You can run the programme with reading material from other subjects, high interest topics, current events or any reading material. 307 more words

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Making Your Own Word Family Lapbooks

Here is a sample lapbook from 1+1+1=1 to model after. I love this simple idea. Those are the best. The lapbook includes a poem, an easy reader, and copywork. 666 more words

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Initial introduction to Words

I introduced my daughter to the concept of words using the sewn felt alphabet. First  I used action words then rhyming words. As she is such a fast learner, I did not need to do much more than what you see here. 64 more words


Phonics Speed Game - Free Printable

Phonics Table Game Free Printable teaching Word Families

Phonics Super Small Word Guide Add On

This is the Phonics Word Family speed game made using 1 inch foam cubes and written on with a permanent sharpie marker. 112 more words