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Down on the Farm – Lesson 15 – Book 3 The Chick

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

This adorable farm story has a funny ending. Maybe Ted did not want to find the little chick after all! Read to find out why. Down on the...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 14 – Decoding Questions

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Sight Words, Teaching Reading |

This lesson will help your child practice reading questions and the sight words “where” and “here.” Your child...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 13 – Sight Words (where, here)

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Fluency, Sight Words, Teaching Reading |

There’s nothing like waking up to the smell of a fresh pot of coffee down on the farm! Today your child will be tactile writing new...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 12 – tr, cl, pl, ch

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Blends, Digraphs, Early Literacy, Letter Games, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

What could be more fun than feeding animals to practice blends and digraphs? Today’s lesson is perfect for our Down on the Farm...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 11 – Decoding Sentences

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

Decoding sentences randomly is good practice to build fluency. This lesson would be even more fun if farm animal toys were used instead of...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 10 – Writing Prompt Book 2 Six Jobs

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Character Education, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts |

Doing chores is a great way to teach children responsibility and helps them gain self-confidence and independence. For today’s...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 9 – Book 2 Six Jobs

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

What do Ted and Meg do after a busy day of farm chores? Read this fun story to find out! Down on the Farm – Lesson 9 I can  read the...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 8 – Decoding CVC Words

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Sight Words, Teaching Reading, Vocabulary |

Here is a “Hide and Seek” lesson to practice reading CVC words. You could also include sight words in the jar. Down on the Farm –...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 7 – Blends (cl, pl)

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Blends, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

Sorting blends is lots of fun when you get to dig for “corn” in a bin “straw”! Down on the Farm – Lesson 7 I...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 6 – Segmenting and Blending

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Letter Sounds, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

It’s fun to integrate reading with singing! The “Wheels on the Bus” is the perfect song to practice segmenting and...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 5 – Decoding CVC Words

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

Children love to play I Spy games. In this I Spy game, your child will look for words.  This lesson goes along well with our first farm...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 4 – Writing Prompt for Book 2 The Trip

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts |

Today’s journal entry is about what your child might see on a farm.  Down on the Farm – Lesson 4 I can write about things I...

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