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by Mississippi Jenni
Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Phonics with a regional accent?
Replies: 12
Views: 8166

Re: regional accents & the /oo/ sounds (First)

I had a hard time with the short e as in hen. It sounds like hin. I just tell my kids that hen is how you spell and read it and hin is how you say it.
by Mississippi Jenni
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Special Needs - Teaching & resources for specific needs
Replies: 90
Views: 36175

Re: Vision Therapy?

Sometimes children needing vt are misdiagnosed with dyslexia. Ds was having headaches and we could not work for more then five minutes. The tech at the eye dr. accused him of lying when he had trouble reading the eye chart. Dr. said he had perfect vision. A friend of ours did vt so we decided to che...
by Mississippi Jenni
Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: Ideas - God's Creation from A to Z (Kindergarten)
Topic: Math - Ideas for math in God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 57
Views: 57215

Re: Number Cup

We did school at the table last year. I had a large, shallow plastic container that I put supplies in. For the number cup I used an icing container. I had clear stickers with black numbers that I put all over the container. The kids loved to smell the number cup.
by Mississippi Jenni
Tue Aug 12, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: **The many delights of MFW-1st - More testimonies
Replies: 28
Views: 18565

YAH HOO - MFW math has paid off!

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 2:02 pm We are on day 81 in K. After we figured out how many straws were in the cups I decided to do an experiment. I took all of the straws out and we discussed how many straws are in a bundle. I put the two empty cups next to one another and dropped the bundles in one at ...
by Mississippi Jenni
Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Ideas - God's Creation from A to Z (Kindergarten)
Topic: General Ideas for God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 90
Views: 135058

matching upper case and lower case

I learned a neat way to help the kids learn upper and lower case letters. Put some upper case letters on one side of a paper then the lower case on the opposite side. Have then draw lines from the upper case to the lower case. Like this: A n M s N l L a S m