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  • Item #: 053159
    ISBN: 9780980030266
    Retail: $35.95
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  • Item #: 056815
    ISBN: 9781615380077
    Retail: $7.00
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    The worktexts are 70 - 108 pages each and contain half letter presentation, blending, and reading practice and half writing practice space. Black and white line art drawings are also included to color.

  • Item #: 006856
    ISBN: 9780838830017
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  • Item #: 071938
    ISBN: 9780999146606
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     The human mind asks questions in layers, seeking certain kinds of information; first layer (who, where, when), second (what the who is doing) and third (how these are related). Based on this premise, the Circe Guide to Reading provides tools for purposeful reading, encouraging the reader to participate in a dialogue with the written text. Divided into sections of scanning, reading, and review, each section leads the student through techniques for interacting with the text. Highlighting is suggested but is far from random with each color having a specific purpose (pink/green scans; yellow/blue/orange reads). Appendices include notes on adapting the skills to younger students, making margin notes, and re-reading a highlighted book. A lot of practical training is packed into a small package. 6”x 9” 127 pgs, spiral-bound, ~ Janice

  • Item #: 056817
    ISBN: 9781615380091
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    The worktexts are 70 - 108 pages each and contain half letter presentation, blending, and reading practice and half writing practice space. Black and white line art drawings are also included to color.

  • Item #: 071772
    ISBN: 9781425817350
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 044505
    ISBN: 9780778704140
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 001732
    ISBN: 9781483812175
    Retail: $11.99
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  • Item #: 004794
    ISBN: 9780740301377
    Retail: $24.95
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  • Item #: 009104
    ISBN: 9781880045237
    Retail: $9.00
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    These sturdy cards provide visual memory cues for the 28 rules taught in Spell to Write and Read. The front side provides a visual representation of the rule while the back states the rule itself. For example, the back side of the card for rule 20 states: "X is never directly before S (boxes, excel). There is an /s/ sound in X." The visual reminder is the letters XS circled with a slash though it.

  • Item #: 056818
    ISBN: 9781615381326
    Retail: $7.00
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    The worktexts are 70 - 108 pages each and contain half letter presentation, blending, and reading practice and half writing practice space. Black and white line art drawings are also included to color.

  • Item #: 037828
    ISBN: 9781615386895
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    To provide more reading practice as well as experience with more difficult phonics concepts, First Start Book E provides the perfect preparation for transitioning into StoryTime Treasures, Memoria Press’ first grade reading/literature guides. Each of the eight lessons focuses on a particular phonics concept and each include a story.

  • Item #: 056816
    ISBN: 9781615380084
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    The worktexts are 70 - 108 pages each and contain half letter presentation, blending, and reading practice and half writing practice space. Black and white line art drawings are also included to color.

  • Item #: 008253
    ISBN: 9780972860314
    Retail: $29.95
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    The Ordinary Parent’s Guide by Jessie Wise shares the phonics teaching methodology first utilized with her own children. While Part 1 starts right off with phonics lessons, Part 2 includes information to prepare and encourage a young child to be a reader, manage the reading session, and provide a complete index to the lessons with questions and answers. Phonics instruction includes: short-vowel sounds; consonant sounds; short-vowel words; two-consonant blends; consonant digraphs; three-consonant beginning blends; long-vowel sounds; silent-e words; long-vowel sound spellings; other vowel sound spellings; other spellings for short-vowel sounds; silent letters; r-changed vowels; two-syllable words; other letter patterns and silent letters; possessive words and contractions; other spellings for the long-e sound; plural and hyphenated words; three-syllable words; endings, suffixes, and prefixes; more letter patterns; and a final section on homonyms, homophones, and homographs. Occasionally, additional supplies like a magnetic alphabet board are needed for optional activities, but usually blank index or the Flashcards are the only supplies needed.

  • Item #: 052808
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    You fill out a passport when you visit other countries; why not track the places you visit in literature the same way? These inexpensive passport-themed booklets make fun little personal reading logs. Each measures 4 ½" x 5 ½" and includes 24 pgs. Students can personalize the first page with some information about themselves, then fill out the rest of the booklet's pages as they plow through their reading list. Each page offers lines to record some basic information about the book as well as an open space to draw or write more. Covers are assorted bold colors and the whole thing is small enough to fit into a larger notebook, lapbook, or scrapbook when complete. – Jess

  • Item #: 045453
    ISBN: 9781419099427
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  • Item #: 059275
    ISBN: 9780545734097
    Retail: $16.99
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      These beginning readers combine the approach of Graded Reading Levels with phonics and are a great companion to Bob Books Sight Words and Beginning Readers Set 1. The engaging stories focus on a kindergarten reading level with one-syllable words and short vowels. There is plenty of repetition and controlled vocabulary to give children success in their reading. Printed in black and white with one color accents, the box includes twelve books that progress gently through Graded Reading Levels A, B, and C.

  • Item #: 053158
    ISBN: 9780980030259
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  • Item #: 001678
    ISBN: 9781883790257
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    If conventional phonics is not working with your child, or if phonics instruction is turning your "eager to read-er" into a "do we have to?" reader, here's an approach you should try. Based on techniques used in the Reading Recovery program and on observations of methods used by "natural" readers (children who learn to read at young ages despite no formal instruction), this approach takes a middle road between phonics and "sight reading." It is designed to be used one-on-one in a tutoring situation – not in a classroom environment – so it works very well in a home school. The first ingredient is reading, reading, reading to your young child. Predictable readers are used heavily in beginning instruction so that the child can begin to "read" successfully without knowing all of the rules, and can begin to recognize letter-sound correlations in familiar words. Some separate phonics instruction is done as part of the lesson. Initially, letter sounds are taught. From there, instruction depends on the previous day's experience. However, most of the phonics instruction is done within the context of reading and writing about real stories in real books. Phonics rules are not learned in any set sequence, but as the need to use them arises. Books are reread until mastered, then rotated out, with a book on the "cutting edge" of the child's ability added to the mix. A list of recommended children's books is included.

    The author is no stranger to the "great debate" on reading instruction. He has sixteen years of experience teaching in both public and private schools and, as headmaster of a Christian school, oversaw a home education program in which he worked with parents teaching their children to read. He realizes the strong preference homeschoolers have for phonics, but he makes a great case for considering a less "pure" approach. I do think this book is worth reading. After reading it, I realized that my children all learned a little this way, despite my attempts to teach them strictly phonetically. When Mark was learning to read, he just wouldn't wait for me to slowly make it through our phonics program. Armed with the essential basics, he wanted to read, and proceeded to do so; reading and rereading familiar books until they were mastered, demanding explanations of unfamiliar constructs as he went, and then applying this knowledge the next time he encountered a similar phonetic construct. All this from a child who seemed almost dense to me (compared with his older sisters) when using a strictly phonetic method. On reflection, I think he might have done much better from the start if I'd read this book and employed some of these methods. While not for everyone, and certainly not for those of you who won't even consider less than "pure" phonics, I'm hoping this will help with children who may "fall through the cracks" using a traditional phonics approach.

  • Item #: 000322
    ISBN: 9780838826010
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  • Item #: 026333
    ISBN: 9780838851395
    Retail: $15.70
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  • Item #: 009103
    ISBN: 9781880045305
    Retail: $10.00
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    Reinforce spelling rules with the help of these reproducible chart masters. The packet includes 26 cardstock masters which reference Spell to Write and Read. Masters can be used to make charts and worksheets for the student's own reference, or to create teacher or reinforcement visuals. Charts measure 8 ½" x 11."

  • Item #: 068770
    ISBN: 9781940384115
    Retail: $39.99
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     Teaches lowercase letters and beginning sounds in words. Includes one DVD, one workbook, two readers, one storybook, lowercase flashcards, reward stickers, and online access.

  • Item #: 068769
    ISBN: 9781940384108
    Retail: $39.99
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    Focuses on recognizing and writing uppercase letters and beginning sounds in words. Includes one DVD, one workbook, two readers, one storybook, uppercase flashcards, reward stickers, and online access.

  • Item #: 067834
    ISBN: 9781476749792
    Retail: $15.99
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    Many parents desire their child to grow up with an innate love of books. Where do you begin and with so much technology, is that even possible? Author Jason Boog answers the many questions parents with babies and young children have about instilling this love for reading. Boog has contacted many experts working in this particular field with the purpose of creating lifelong readers. He introduces interactive reading techniques and how to not underestimate the importance of it (even with technology). He provides year by year annotated reading lists as well as detailed how-to’s for specific ages. It’s near impossible to avoid using technology, but the author gives practical advice for using apps, eBooks, video games, and videos and as well as app recommendations to use with your children. This is a wonderful handbook for any parent desiring to establish a deep love for books. 305 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 067630
    ISBN: 9781626865716
    Retail: $14.95
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  • Item #: 067463
    ISBN: 9780986189920
    Retail: $22.95
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    The Teachers Edition contains the student worksheets (with answers filled in), plus two valuable appendices. One is a collection of literature and vocabulary games that will appeal to all learning styles. These can be incorporated into any books study. The other is a set of Supplemental Worksheets that can be used as assessments or for extra credit activities. Most are graphic organizers and focus on literary elements.

  • Item #: 067462
    ISBN: 9780980030297
    Retail: $19.95
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    The Student Workbook is composed of the reproducible (for families only) student worksheets

  • Item #: 061450
    ISBN: 9780060841430
    Retail: $18.99
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    As a literature major, I used to get teased about owning “books about books.” But what better way to introduce yourself to the cream of the crop as you select your next book to read? This compendium examines 25 books (from the third
    century to the 20th) that are crucial to Christian discipleship, and thereby, the future of the Christian church. This is not an anthology, but a tool to help you understand each book, summarizing main themes, examining its importance to
    Christianity. For each book, a set of study questions and a reading guide is provided. To give you a sense of the author’s style and a taste of the writing, a sample of each work is included. The genres covered range from poetry to theological treatises, from nonfiction to fiction. While the selected writings span centuries, they also encompass a range of Western and Eastern, Catholic and Protestant church backgrounds. The editors warn that these 25 are challenging
    reads - to the brain and the soul. But with challenges come rewards. Some inclusions are predictable such as C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity; others, such as Dostoevsky’s, The Brothers Karamazov, are a surprise. Compiled and written
    by Renovaré, an organization whose goal is to spur others on to become increasingly like Jesus. An additional, detailed list of contemporary Christian authors and their influential works is also provided. 6.75” x 9”, 390 pp, sc. ~ Ruth