A "Quick" Blog Update: New Writers = More Content Good morning everyone – it feels like a long time since I last wrote those words in a blog post. I have been really busy at work the last 2 weeks preparing for Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Oh and my parents were in town over Thanksgiving weekend and I celebrated my 27th birthday. Luckily, things are starting to calm down now, so I hope to get back to my usual writing routine soon. I am in the proce
Weekly Morning Message DOL - Use one morning message per week to teach grammar. Monday: Correct mistakes. Tuesday-Thursday, find vowel patterns, punctuation, contractions, compound words, parts of speech, etc. Friday: Circle the parts of a friendly letter.
Rhyming Word Family Mini Book contains most word families introduced in 1st grades in the Fundations Program and The SuperKids program, and many other programs.These 27 pages present 29 word families. Each page has the illustrated words near the top, the easiest words next, and the more challenging words as one reads down the page.The sounds included are:ack, all, amp, and, ang, ank, ant, ash, asteck, end, ess, est, ick, iff, ild, ill, ind, ing, ink, iskold, ong, onk, oss, ounduck, ung, unk
Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth. “I’ve learned that we all have different associations with color words,” Sundberg told Bored Panda.“For example the color …