Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

  The Introduction   By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com   This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The...

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Zip Strips – Engaging, Fun & Effective for Reading and Math Work

http://www.wendysbookworks.com/ wendy@wendysbookworks.com (714) 955-2104 By Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. As a first grade teacher and Reading Specialist, I am always on the lookout for resources that will not only advance my students learning, but are engaging, easy to use, and fun. Zip-Strips do all the above and much more. I had the opportunity to review the Phonics Pocket Sliders with Vocabulary and Spelling Zip Strips, grades 1 through...

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6 Steps to Improve Your Child’s Learning Skills During Summer

by Bonnie Terry,  M. Ed., BCET —  https://www.bonnieterrylearning.com 1.  Improve Learning Skills with a Weekly Field Trip Good readers are readers who know a bit about a lot of different topics. They have ‘prior knowledge’ to connect past knowledge and experiences to what they are reading. So, build your child’s knowledge base by going on a weekly field trip, providing rich experiences for your kids. These trips can even be...

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American Academy English Uses the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) Curriculum

American Academy offers an excellent Christian online education for homeschoolers. Here is a partial Scope & Sequence of the English curriculum: English 1 (Grade 1) (PACEs 1001-1012) The student: • Reviews consonant and vowel sounds. • Is introduced to reading and writing of word families and sentences. • Studies blends, diphthongs, ending sounds, and suffixes. • Develops reading comprehension skills. • Copies sentences using...

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English From The Roots Up
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English From The Roots Up

Help For Reading, Writing, Spelling and S.A.T. Scores Available from Literacy Unlimited Publications P.O. Box 278, Medina, WA.  98039-0278 www.literacyunlimited.com $29.95 per volume/$18.00 flash cards/Wholesale prices are available Review by Linda K. Foster I can’t count the number of times in my life that I’ve said, “it’s Greek to me” meaning, of course, that I didn’t understand something.  After reading English From The Roots Up,...

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La La Logic Multisensory Critical Thinking Curriculum
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La La Logic Multisensory Critical Thinking Curriculum

Age Range: 3 to 6 years old Cost Range: $29 with a 30-day money-back guarantee and a FREE trial Subject: Critical thinking, problem-solving and basic reasoning Location: Littleton, CO Website: http://www.lalalogic.com/ E-mail: sales@lalalogic.com Phone:  303-452-9937 By Michael Leppert La La Logic offers: Brain Challenges – online 100 printable worksheets with images to cut & paste, with adult assistance and then match them...

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