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by momakhomeschool
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Reading - I cannot believe this! My reluctant reader just read!
Replies: 19
Views: 7794

MJP- response to post @ reading

Melissa, I loved your response @ your dd sounding out the same word over and over. It really hit a funny nerve with me and cracked me up b/c I know exactly how you felt. Makes you want to put the word in flashing neon lights!! I am so glad my dd has moved past that stage. Now if her speed will just ...
by momakhomeschool
Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Readiness for 1st - How big of a jump is it to MFW-1?
Replies: 21
Views: 8286

Chanda, I remember feeling the same way when I looked at the sample lesson. My dd was sounding out simple words like cat, pig, hat, etc. at the beginning of the year. She would see the word and sound it out in the first sentence and then sound it out all over again in the next sentence. However, MFW...
by momakhomeschool
Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Reading - I cannot believe this! My reluctant reader just read!
Replies: 19
Views: 7794

Tammy, My dd is doing better than I would have ever thought. I remember looking at the online samples and thinking "she will never be able to read that much this year". When we started 1st, she was still struggling to sound out CVC words. She would sound out the word c-a-t in one sentence and then s...
by momakhomeschool
Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Homeschooling during difficult time - loss, caregiving,
Replies: 57
Views: 19859

Homeschooling during difficult time - loss, caregiving,

Missing Dad I hesitate to even post because I have written so many posts encouraging others, but I am discouraged about homeschooling right now. I am not covering RTR like I want to with my oldest 2 or even what I did last year in CTG. I know why. I am teaching 2 to read this year and have a 7-mo. ...
by momakhomeschool
Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Math - Place value & general teaching helps
Replies: 19
Views: 9055

Math - Place value & general teaching helps

Iif you have been uncomfortable with teaching math, is there any resource that you've found helpful? For example, I have a hard time explaining place value. We are doing the beans, and the number of the day sheet, and all that good stuff, but when she doesn't understand, I don't know what to say. I...