21+Fabulously Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words this Fall

21+Fabulously Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words with Leaves, Apples & More in Fall! Autumn is in the air! Crisp, cool breeze through the falling leaves and a crunch at your feet as you walk through the woods. Why not find some great ways to incorporate beautiful fall leaves, apples, and colorful trees as you …

Make Your Own Sight Word Flash Cards – Free & Printable!

Make Your Own Sight Words Flash Cards Perfect for Your Beginning Reader – Printable Freebie! If you are the parent of a beginning or young reader, you may be on a quest to get your student to memorize and recite a new list of high frequency words, also known as sight words. While your child …

How to Help a Child With ADHD in School – The Ultimate Guide for Parents

ADHD and Reading, how to help a child with adhd in school

How to Help a Child With ADHD in School – The Ultimate Guide for Parents. (ADHD and grades in school (good grades!) don’t always go hand in hand. When you suspect your child of having ADHD, so many thoughts and questions begin swirling in your mind. “What does this mean?”, “Will she do well in …

15 Must-Try Printable Fall Sight Word Activities with Turkeys & Autumn Themes

Printable sight word activities

15 Must-Try Printable Fall Sight Word Activities with Turkeys & Autumn Themes Gobble, gobble! Turkeys, Thanksgiving and Autumn go together in Fall perfectly. (I can taste the pecan pie now) 🙂 So many cute activities to employ in Autumn for your beginning readers. Put on your creative cap while you peruse this list of ideas …

Whatever Happened to Dick & Jane?

Whatever Happened to Dick & Jane? (A brief glimpse at the last 100 years of reading instruction (including Dick and Jane), and why it should matter to you!) As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. You can learn more about that here. Do you remember the Dick and Jane readers of old that …

10 Sight Word Activities You Can Do Right Now!

10 Hands On Sight Word Activities

Over a year ago I wrote a book that helps parents at home teach their beginning readers how to read through repetition and rhyme with new words and short sentences. I know that many schools are requiring children to memorize long lists of high frequency and sight words, so I took a bit of initiative …