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There Is An Easier Way to Learn Sight Words

By Marilee Senior | DOWN SYNDROME & SPECIAL NEEDS , DYSLEXIA & STRUGGLING READERS , PHONICS, READING & SPELLING , Uncategorized

No More Sight Words

Road Map for READing Sight Words The “Dolch sight words list” was originally compiled in 1936 and then published in 1948.  Sight words have been ingrained in our educational system since.  Many people, including educators, think sight words need to be memorized because they cannot be sounded out.  And they can’t!–if you use a one […]

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The Sound of Letter F

By Marilee Senior | Uncategorized

Fan My Hot Face.

Click “play” to hear Wordy sing the sound of F. Family Fun Activities with Letter FDecorate a fan and fan your hot face.Go fishing.Finger paint.Make fingerprint frog art.Make footprints in the sand.Read Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke.by Pamela Duncan EdwardsLink to book.Phonogram HuntsHunt for letter F in newspaper flyers and circle them.

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The Sound of Letter B

By Marilee Senior | PHONICS, READING & SPELLING

Bounce the Big Ball

It is important to pronounce sounds correctly when singing and saying them to your children.  Listen to the correct  sound of /b/.  Be sure not to add the /uh/ at the end. Family Fun Activities with Letter BPlay baseball.Go for a bike ride.Blow bubbles.Walk backwards around the house.Make blueberry smoothies in the blenderLink to book.Read… Bats […]

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