Before you read a story together, talk about the genre (what kind of a story it is). Ask lots of questions along the way, and when you’re done, ask some more questions! Here’s a guide to help you out. Print it up and use it as a bookmark! If you’d like to print this […]
Comprehesion begins even before he learns his letters. You read with your child everyday because it’s fun, cozy, and all things nice. Did you know it leads to better comprehension skills when he learns to read? When you read a story to a baby or toddler, take the time to talk about the details. Look […]
Way back in third grade, I remember learning a set of vocabulary words each week. I’d have to look them up and write down the dictionary definition. I wasn’t too good at it. I’d get side-tracked with all the other interesting words and pictures, who cares about the one I had to look up. It […]
It was Christmas morning and I was the only one up. I was just enjoying the beauty of the quiet morning when I heard something outside in the corral. Another loose dog making the rounds? Nope, this time it was a stray horse! He was gentle, and just saying hello to my horses. He was […]
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Putting the letters into words, it’s called blending. Your child doesn’t have to master all of the letters and sounds of the alphabet to begin making words. Choose a vowel (V), maybe one from his name, and put it together with two consonants (C). C V C s u n C V C […]
Go rustle up some hands and make your Thanksgiving turkeys! These turkeys go on the refrigerator, not in it!
We can’t help it! We all want to sing the alphabet song to out toddlers- and are so impressed when they can sing along. But what is an elemeno anyway? When your little one sings the song, who knows what’s going on in her head! If he can sing the entire song, elemeno and all, it’s […]
Mom – my When I practice syllabication with my students, I like to call the syllables beats, so they won’t confuse them with the concept of word phonemes. Phonemes are the individual sounds in the word: /m/ /o/ /m/ /ee/ Syllables are the beats: Mom – my Clap the beats to the word, […]