LuAnn Santillo, Author at Half Pint Kids Books

At the Beach – Lesson 12 – Counting Words in a Sentence

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Phonemic Awareness, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading | 0 comments

This phonemic awareness activity is lots of fun when you use snack items to count out words in a sentence. Mmmmm. At the Beach –...

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Lesson 11 – At the Beach – Making a List

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading, Writing | 0 comments

Do you remember all the things that Zack sold in The Snack Shack book? Test your memory by making a list!   At the Beach –...

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At the Beach – Lesson 10 Writing Prompt for Book 2 The Snack Shack

Posted by on Jun 17, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts | 0 comments

Here is a fun writing prompt because who wouldn’t want to write about their favorite snack? Yum! I’ll meet you at the Snack...

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At the Beach – Lesson 9 – Book 2 The Snack Shack

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading | 0 comments

Who remembers the thrill of buying something from a Snack Shack at the beach or pool? In this Half-Pint story, you will get to see all the...

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At the Beach – Lesson 8 – Mystery Puzzle

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading | 0 comments

For this activity, your child will solve a mystery puzzle by matching decodable words. At the Beach – Lesson 8 I can blend sounds to...

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At the Beach – Lesson 7 – Beach Umbrella Vowel Sounds

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Letter Games, Letter Sounds, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading, Vowels | 0 comments

Creating little beach umbrellas for response cards is a cute way to practice vowel sounds. Another thought…those little paper...

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At the Beach – Lesson 6 – Writing prompt for Book 1 A Fun Trip

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts | 0 comments

In today’s journal entry, your child will write about her favorite thing to do at the beach. At the Beach – Lesson 6 I can...

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At the Beach – Lesson 5 – Book 1 A Fun Trip

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading, Vocabulary | 0 comments

If you enjoy going to the beach, you will love reading about this Half-Pint family’s beach vacation!   At the Beach –...

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At the Beach – Lesson 4 – Clam Shell Blends

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Blends, Early Literacy, Letter Sounds, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 13 At the Beach, Teaching Reading | 0 comments

This easy-to-make clam shell game is a fun way to practice blends and goes along great with the story, Digging for Clams! At the Beach...

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At the Beach – Lesson 3 – Sight Word Sandbox Game

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Fluency, Reading Games, Set 13 At the Beach, Sight Words | 0 comments

Combine sand, sea shells and a marker and what have you got? A fun game of sight word concentration! At the Beach – Lesson 3 I can...

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At the Beach – Lesson 2 – Shaving Cream Sight Words

Posted by on May 28, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Set 13 At the Beach, Sight Words, Tactile Writing, Teaching Reading | 0 comments

Tactile writing in shaving cream is a fun way to practice new sight words. At the Beach – Lesson 2 I can read sight words. (play,...

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At the Beach – Lesson 1 – Creating a Word Web

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Readinesss, Set 13 At the Beach, Spelling, Teaching Reading, Vocabulary | 0 comments

Creating a word web is a good way to begin a new thematic unit. It show prior knowledge while incorporating phonics skills and vocabulary...

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