Teaching Tips for Consonant Digraphs

Two letters come together to make a different sound. It's a concept that can be tricky for young readers. But with imagination and some hands-on learning ideas, they can master digraphs.The Literacy Nest suggests making digraphs personal. Introduce kindergartners to Charlie who loves trains (Choo! Choo!), or Shawn, who loves quiet [...]

Guest Expert Post: Storytime at Home: Top 10 Read Aloud Strategies for Parents of Young Children

Guest Post By Allison Breit-Smith, PhD University of Cincinnati Our Local Literacy Leader of the Month In the past, teaching children the steps to learn to read at home was discouraged. It was feared that bad habits would be taught that would have to be undone. Today, teaching reading [...]

2019-01-08T16:10:27-04:00December 11th, 2018|ABC App, Local Literacy Leaders|0 Comments

Download Our Free Tracing Worksheets for Teachers and Parents

Download our free tracing worksheets with colorful photo-realistic images. First, these fun and colorful tracing worksheets motivate kids with fantastic photos. Kids love the images and are motivated to practice. Created by See Word Reading founder and designer Renee Seward, these free tracing worksheet inspire kids. Moreover as a [...]

Check Out this Great Sight Word Activity from SaraJ Creations on Thanksgiving Mazes

Here is a great idea from blogger Sara at Sara J Creations. She shares a really fun holiday idea for seasonal sight word mazes. Check out her activity if your child needs extra work with: word families specific phonics skills and patterns vocabulary word foreign language words parts of speech [...]