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  • Item #: 008641
    ISBN: 9780769643021
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    ISBN: 9780769653051
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  • Item #: 034408
    ISBN: 9781483824703
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  • Item #: 006641
    ISBN: 9780817238919
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  • Item #: 000335
    ISBN: 9781929683581
    Retail: $110.00
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    "It's just common sense!" Actually, it's the Blue Book Common Sense Reading Program and yes, everything about this program is common sense. A very complete program organized around quality children's literature (like all LLATL programs) and covering phonics, reading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, handwriting, and higher-order reasoning. Phonics instruction is systematic, introducing a few sounds at a time and providing opportunities to read a "real" (small story book) book which uses those sounds. The literature component - carefully selected children's favorites - reminds students that the reason for all the hard work in phonics is the joy of reading wonderful books. And woven through both of these elements is comprehensive instruction in all aspects of language arts. Relying heavily on Ruth Beechick's principles for teaching reading (including her letter dice activities), the program includes a wide variety of activities appealing to all learning styles. The teacher's manual is a homeschooler's dream with all the work having been done for you, taking you step-by-step through the 36-week program. New skills are listed for each lesson with a materials list included at the beginning. Almost no teacher preparation is needed - you teach as you read. All answers are provided within the lesson. Higher-order thinking activities are italicized. Examples and diagrams are user-friendly including the easy-to-follow references to the Student Activity Book. Each of the four parts (readiness, short vowels, consonant blends and short vowels, and long vowels) concludes with an evaluation for determining your child's readiness for the next level. The Student Activity Book contains the materials (except for household and school supplies) needed for cut and paste, word wheels, flip books, picture sequencing, story-telling puppets, PLUS handwriting pages that teach all upper and lower case letters, numbers, and punctuation. The comfortable, natural handwriting method that isn't exactly traditional, modern, or italic was developed by the authors. This handwriting instruction is coordinated with the phonics and includes pages for children to carefully complete and display or give as gifts.

    The Student Activity Book is consumable, even having an easy-release binding that allows for clean page removal. Even the back cover is put to good use providing the miniature book covers to be added to the personal reading chart that marks the child's progress. 28 separate readers cover short vowels, blends (bridge readers), and long vowels. They are small-sized for little hands and include black-and-white illustrations. Stories are engaging which is a good thing since a week's worth of learning activities are built around them. The student uses puppets to retell the stories, completes sequencing activities with a series of reader-related events, and answers comprehension questions. One interesting aspect of the teacher-student interaction concerning these readers is that the week's lesson starts off with the teacher reading the small book to the child. After several lessons thoroughly covering the new phonics steps and practice reading parts of the story, the student concludes the week with the successful reading of the small book. This is an effective variation of the typical approach because the goal of reading the book is always before the student. The materials packet is a useful collection of color-coded letter and word cards to use for learning and review along with cards used for reinforcement games and, of course, the letter dice (to be assembled from cardstock patterns). While this part of the program is not exactly consumable - you could use the various components again - the components do get a workout. If you are expecting to use the program with another child, you'll want to save these items and covering them with clear contact paper to preserve them would also be a good idea. The program includes the Teacher's Manual, the Student Activity Book, the 28 Readers, and the Materials Packet.

    We sell additional Student Activity Books, Reader Sets, and Material Packets so you can use the program with a second student. Well-known children's literature (Read-Aloud Library) is suggested each week, so at the same time your child is learning phonics, he is also learning other important reading skills such as literal recall, comprehension, predicting outcome, and drawing conclusions. These books are an integral part of the program and the Student Activity Book relies on them. Although usually available at the local library, for your convenience we also sell them. They are listed in order of use. Although this program focuses on first grade skills, it would be possible to use this program with a "ready" kindergartner. It would also work well with a slightly older child who is still a just-getting-started reader. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 034450
    ISBN: 9781483831299
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  • Item #: 040358
    ISBN: 9781620576588
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    Practicing simple reading comprehension, tracing words, identifying basic speech and punctuation elements, playing entertaining language arts games, following directions to complete fun science experiments, classifying and naming scientific objects, creating fun costumes and writing words in sand gardens.

  • Item #: 006610
    ISBN: 9780817238889
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  • Item #: 000339
    ISBN: 9781880892879
    Retail: $27.00
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    Because the original version of Star of Light is now out of print, the Green Teacher book now includes suggested lesson changes to use with the revised edition.
  • Item #: 034518
    ISBN: 9781483824673
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  • Item #: 002337
    ISBN: 9780867170665
    Retail: $89.95
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    Boxed Set contains 10 LIFEPACs, Teacher Guide with answer keys and two required readers: The Miracle Worker and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Grade 9 is English I. LIFEPAC topics include: Structure of Language, Nature of Language, Practical English, Short Story Fundamentals, Language in Literature, Meaning in Prose & Poetry, Communication, Library & Drama, Studies in the Novel, and Looking Back.

  • Item #: 011539
    ISBN: 9780740337499
    Retail: $99.95
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    Units; Jesus, Our Example; Working with Information; The Story of OUr Language; Effective Communication; Reading & Writing Stories; Poetry; Reading Comprehension; Working with Words; Reading & Study Skills; and Review.
  • Item #: 011541
    ISBN: 9780740337598
    Retail: $99.95
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    Units: Nouns, Pronouns, & Using Words Correctly; Language Usage; Biographies & Grammar; Structure of Language; The English Language; Mechanics & Structure of English; The Hiding Place: A Study Guide; Nonfiction & Communication; Writing & Pronunciation; and Review.
  • Item #: 011542
    ISBN: 9780740337642
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    Units: Communication; Development & Usage of English; Punctuation & Literature; Words & How to Use Them; Correct Language Usage; Language & Literature; Critical Reading & Paragraph Skills; Writing, Listening, & Reading; The English Language; and Review.
  • Item #: 011538
    ISBN: 9780740337444
    Retail: $99.95
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    Units: Reading & Writing; Reading for Meaning; Word Play; Words in Season; Reading & Writing Stories; Rhymes & Reports; Forms of Literature; Language in Literature; Reading & Researching; and Review.
  • Item #: 002331
    ISBN: 9780867170542
    Retail: $79.95
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    Lifepac Set plus Teacher's Guide. Old & New Skills, Building Words and Sentences, Words: Getting to the Roots, Words: How to Use Them, Sentences: Start to Finish, All About Books, Reading & Writing, Reading Skills, More Reading & Writing, Looking Back.

  • Item #: 002332
    ISBN: 9780867170566
    Retail: $79.95
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    Lifepac Set plus Teacher's Guide. Written Communication, Sounds to Words, Words: How to Use Them, More Words: How to Use Them, Writing for Clarity, Fun with Fiction, Fact & Fiction, Grammar & Writing, The Written Report, Looking Back.

  • Item #: 002334
    ISBN: 9780867170603
    Retail: $79.95
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    Lifepac Set plus Teacher's Guide. Reading For a Purpose, Forming New Words, Better Reading, Sentences, Reading Skills, Poetry, Stories, Newspapers, Reading the Bible, Looking Back.
  • Item #: 002352
    ISBN: 9780867178333
    Retail: $59.95
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    Complete Set includes two Student Books plus a Teacher's Guide. Entire course covers the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, sounds, capital and lowercase letters, vowels, consonants, and phonics.
  • Item #: 034394
    ISBN: 9781483824680
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  • Item #: 034482
    ISBN: 9781483831312
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  • Item #: 034395
    ISBN: 9781483824697
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  • Item #: 034423
    ISBN: 9781483824710
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  • Item #: 034454
    ISBN: 9781483831305
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  • Item #: 034441
    ISBN: 9781483824727
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  • Item #: 011537
    ISBN: 9780740337390
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    Units: Vowels, Main Idea, & Capitalization; Sentences, Capitalization, & ABC Order; Dictionary Skills, Word Parts, & Vocabulary; Parts of Speech & Irregular Vowels; Commas & Silent Letters; Cause/Effect, Homography, & Haiku Poetry; Suffixes, Pronouns, & Friendly Leters; Plays, Adjectives, & Root Words; Classifying, Referencing, & Predicting; and Review.
  • Item #: 011540
    ISBN: 9780740337543
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    Units: Elements of Grammar; Grammar Usage; Reading Skills; Writing Skills; Newspapers & Propaganda; Literary Forms; Reading for a Purpose; Poetry; Bible Literature; and Review.
  • Item #: 002335
    ISBN: 9780867170627
    Retail: $89.95
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     Boxed Set contains LIFEPACs, teacher guide and required reader, The Hiding Place. LIFEPAC topics include: Word Usage, More Word Usage, Biographies, Structure of Language, Nature of English, Mechanics of English, The Hiding Place: A Study Guide, Literature, Compositions, and Looking Back.

  • Item #: 002336
    ISBN: 9780867170641
    Retail: $79.95
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    Lifepac Set plus Teacher's Guide. Improving Communication, All About English, Punctuation & Writing, Words & How to Use Them, Correct Language, Language & Literature, Critical Thinking, Write, Listen & Read, Speak & Write, Looking Back. Grammar is heavily emphasized at this level; you may wish to supplement additional literature study.
  • Item #: 022232
    ISBN: 9780739870952
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