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Pioneer Days – Lesson 21 – Book 5, Chip

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 11 Pioneer Days, Teaching Reading, Vocabulary |

This story finds Chip and his little sister begging to go on a train ride. Will their parents give in? Read the story to find out! Pioneer...

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Pioneer Days – Lesson 11 – Spelling CVC Words

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 11 Pioneer Days, Spelling, Teaching Reading |

Instead of pencil and paper, using colored markers is a fun way to practice spelling cvc words. This activity also develops memory skills....

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Pioneer Days – Lesson 7 – Wagon Train Chant

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Beginning Reading, CVC words, Early Literacy, Phonics, Reading Games, Set 11 Pioneer Days, Spelling, Teaching Reading |

Children love to chant so what better way to practice cvc words than a “wagon train chant!” Give me a …. Pioneer Days...

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Pioneer Days – Lesson 1- Sight Words

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Fluency, Set 11 Pioneer Days, Sight Words, Tactile Writing, Teaching Reading |

For the first lesson of Pioneer Days, your child will write the new sight words in cornmeal, the pioneers’ main food. Pioneer Days...

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Barnyard Buddies – Lesson 25 – Sight Words

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Fluency, Reading Games, Set 10 Barnyard Buddies, Sight Words, Teaching Reading |

What could be a more fun way to practice sight words than choosing a duck from the pond! Barnyard Buddies – Lesson 25 I can read...

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Barnyard Buddies – Lesson 3 – Book 1 The PIg

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics, Phonics Readers, Set 10 Barnyard Buddies, Teaching Reading |

In this story, your child will meet a little pig who likes to shop. Wait until you read the funny ending! Barnyard Buddies – Lesson...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 30 – Writing prompt for Book 6 Jack

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts |

Today’s writing prompt will integrate a little science of how plants grow! Down on the Farm – Lesson 30 I can write about...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 29 – Book 6 Jack

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Early Literacy, Fluency, Phonics Readers, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading |

Here is an easy-to-decode version of an all time favorite fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. Your child will have fun comparing the two...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 28 – Decoding Sentences

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, CVC words, Early Literacy, Fluency, Nouns, Reading Games, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Verbs |

This fun sentence-decoding activity will help your child to better understand nouns, verbs and adjectives. Plus, it will create a...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 26 – Writing Prompt for Book 4 The Eggs

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading, Writing, Writing Prompts |

Children love counting Easter eggs! For this writing prompt, your child will create a number story. Down on the Farm – Lesson 26 I...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 25 – The Eggs

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Comprehension, Decodable Books, Early Literacy, Phonics Readers, Teaching Reading |

How many eggs do Ted and Meg find down on the farm? Read this fun spring time story to find out! Lesson 25 I can  read the story, “The...

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Down on the Farm – Lesson 22 – Writing Prompt for Book 4 Ted’s Job

Posted by on Apr 2, 2016 in Beginning Reading, Early Literacy, Journal Entry, Phonics, Set 9 Down on the Farm Lesson Plans, Teaching Reading, Writing Prompts |

For today’s writing prompt, your child will write about his favorite dairy product. Yum! Who wants ice cream!! Down on the Farm...

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