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Posts Tagged ‘ reading ’

Reading Level Assessment Tests

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Two reading tests to help you assess the reading level of your child. Explanation of the RL code on books.
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Best Magazines For Kids

Best Magazines For Kids

Magazines of interest to homeschooled children. Order magazines to incite your kids to read more about their favorite subjects.
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Reading Instruction Materials – Literature Based Language Arts

Reading Instruction Materials – Literature Based Language Arts

Reading Instruction means more than just reading literature, but reading everything, including science and math! Find free and low-cost resources and literature-based curriculum for reading instruction on this page. Free and Low Cost Resources for eBooks Epic A library at your child’s fingertips. Unlimited reading for $4.99/month. Sorted by age groups, newborn to 12...
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Phonics Materials and Instruction

Action Factor Home of Sing Your Way Through Phonics. If you were a child, would you rather learn phonics through rhythm and song or through workbook exercises? AVKO Educational Research Foundation Multisensory reading, spelling and writing materials to help teach dyslexic and dysgraphic children. Some free samples on the site to try first. Candy 4WAY Phonics...
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Hands On Reading Activities Vendors

Sensory & Writing Strategies Alphabet Letter Activity Sheets Use these worksheets to teach a new letter and sound to beginning readers. A-M are free. Small charge for rest of alphabet. Ball-Stick-Bird The very different reading series that works, even with those children diagnosed as retarded, dyslexic or learning disabled in some way. Child 1st...
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Free Children’s And Kids’ Books Online

Free Children and Kid's Books Online

Download free children’s and kids’ books and read children’s literature online. Listen to stories with audio programs. Reading together, as a family with small and big children can form great bonds. Good books for reading on tablets. I want to listen to a good story I’m a little kid. I just want a story....
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Printing and Binding Classic Books for Homeschooling

Consider the cost of printer ink, paper and covers before you think of printing these as “Free” books. The cost may be more than buying paperbacks or buying a cheap Kindle for reading purposes only. I prefer to call them “Classic books” rather than old. These are readily available on the Internet, and I...
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Myths And Fables For Kids

About Myths Moral lessons have been handed down through the ages in the forms of myth and legends. In Search of Myths and Heros Join intrepid historian Michael Wood as he goes in search of the world’s greatest myths, seeking the roots of four great legends — the Queen of Sheba, King Arthur, Shangri-La...
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Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers

Harry Potter home school resources Hogwarts Distance Learning Program for Homeschoolers is a free virtual learning webpage and no more real than the Hogwarts School For Wizards from the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry for Homeschoolers page is not affiliated with JK Rowling, Bloomsbury Publishing, Scholastic Books,...
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Reading Lists – Great Books for Children – Page 2

Reading Lists – Great Books for Children – Page 2

Recommended reading lists and reviews of children's classic and popular literature online. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide, Ann Zeise.
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Reading Lists – Great Books for Children – Page 1

Reading Lists – Great Books for Children – Page 1

Reading Lists: There are so many books available for children, how do you choose the ones that are best for your child?
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Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015

Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015

CHILDREN’S BOOK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF VOTING FOR THE 2015 CHILDREN’S CHOICE BOOK AWARDS Voting Opens March 2016 The Children’s Book Council (CBC) in association with Every Child a Reader, hosts the seventh annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Program with the announcement of 30 finalists in six categories, including Author and Illustrator of...
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Pre-Readers – Teaching Reading to Little Kids

Teaching reading to preschool and kindergartners. Free activities and lessons for young, pre-readers.
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Free Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House Unit Study

Free Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House Unit Study

Little House Nine-Book Box Set By Laura Ingalls Wilder The set includes: Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years....
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Best Books For Kids Who (Think They) Hate To Read

Best Books For Kids Who (Think They) Hate To Read

Getting a reluctant reader to pick up a book is much harder than simply turning off the television and demanding they read.
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Favorite Home School Shopping

Friendly Shopping for Homeschool Families Sales, discounts, and coupons for online shopping for homeschool curriculum, educational books, drivers education, and reading and math assessment. Auto A to Z Drivers Ed – DriversEd.com Books & Supplies Books on Homeschooling – Best Sellers
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Reading Basics For Kids

Alphabet Action Click on a letter to hear its name and see an animated object beginning with that letter. Learn to read that thing’s name. Requires Shockwave. Between the Lions A new story each week for young readers. From PBS. Bo Bear This snuggly teddy bear can be dressed up or fed if you...
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Award Winning Children’s Books

Award Winning Children’s Books

Top literary awards in 2014 for the best children’s and young adults’ literature and illustration. Children’s Books Awards Here’s a quick reading assessment to give to your child if you aren’t sure which level books they could read. 2014 Newbery Medal Winners The Newbery Medal honors the year’s most distinguished contribution to American literature...
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Award Winning Children’s Books 2013

Award Winning Children’s Books 2013

Top literary awards in 2013 for the best children's books and young adults' literature and illustration.
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Language Arts – Free Lessons for Kids and Teens

High School English English Composition Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition. English Literature Free literature and lessons on analyzing great literature. Public Speaking How to write and give a speech. Famous speeches. Where to learn to give a speech. High School Word Lists A broad set of word lists for literature,...
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