Supplies - Describe flashcards, workbook, Lauri

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Supplies - Describe flashcards, workbook, Lauri

Unread post by RachelT » Fri May 18, 2007 10:44 pm

Does MFW-K include worksheets?

Bostonmom, you made me laugh when you said,
Also, one more question: my son loves to do worksheets...really, really loves it. Does MFWK have a worksheet component to keep him happy (I can't believe I just said that).
My 4 yo dd has enjoyed the worksheets more than my 6 yo K ds! MFWK has a worksheet for 5 days out of every 6 day long unit. But it's only one page, some days it's one side, other days it's two sides.

Day 1 - picture cards (color and cut out).
Day 2 - handwriting practice for the letter and number of the week and sound discrimination.
Day 3 - cut and paste (phonics) and math.
Day 4 - blend ladder word dictation and reading a word list.
Day 5 - drawing page and cut and paste, which later becomes a short story page that you make into a tiny reader.

It really was enough for my K ds, but he is not the worksheet lover. I hope that helps!
Rachel, wife to Doug ~ 1995, mom to J (17) and B (15)
MFW K (twice), 1st (twice), Adv., ECC, & CtG 2006-2010,
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Supplies - Describe flashcards, workbook

Unread post by cbollin » Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:39 am

pw wrote:I'm wondering if the workbook is compose of blank pages or is there activities?
The Kindy student set consists of several items:
# Teaching charts
# Game cards
# Monthly calendars
# Short vowel song cards
# 100 chart for math
# and of course the workbook. It is an essential part of the program for the phonics, reading, and most language arts. You would miss a lot of the program without.

On most days of each lesson, you only do about 1 (sometimes 2) worksheet.
For some samples, here we go...
There are about 7 types of worksheets that you rotate through for each Alphabet/Science/Character integrated themed unit. All instructions for use of the worksheets are in the yellow pages of the K teacher's manual. So, for each each you will have a worksheet from the student workbook that has a
Picture Card Page (check yellow sheets, day 1 for instruction)

Handwriting page (check yellow sheets, day 2 for instruction)

Sounds Discrimination Page (check yellow sheets day 2 for instruction)

Math (handwriting with numbers and other-- check day 3 yellow sheets)

Word List (check yellow sheet day 4 for instruction)

Drawing Page (day 5 yellow pages for instruction)

And Story Page (also day 5 in yellow pages for instructions)

The basic set up of each K day for each of the alphabet units is to do the
*Math routine
*Phonics routines (instructions are the yellow pages)
*then do the Science/Character activities from that section.




Unread post by cbollin » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:38 am

rdsmommy wrote:Do the flashcards come with an activity sheet? Are the activities for learning the alphabet letters and sounds or for something else? I am trying to decide whether I need the flash cards or not. My ds already know letters and sounds.
The activities for learning letters and sounds and blending are in the teacher's manual. The flashcard activities are in several categories:
some for reading
and Just for fun

One of the flashcards is a card with extra activities. The extra activities on the flashcards are more designed for "science" and logical thinking skills.

The flashcards are quite helpful for having a visual in the science lessons as well as helping to decorate school room. Good for practicing sorting alphabetically. I've used them with 2 children who were ahead of the curve in reading skills. Glad I had them. My youngest daughter enjoyed having them mixed up and sorting them again. We liked having them to have a picture to trace for our Unit "badge" each week to match the Bible lesson.

Lots of good uses for them other than just to introduce letter and sounds.

I also want to share an older thread with you about using the K program with a child who is ahead in reading/and knowing sounds.: ... 179#p47744

and more questions are always welcomed :)

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Kindergarten - what do I need for sure?

Unread post by jasntas » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:24 pm

jessysunshine wrote:Hello! I am new here, and I'm a new homeschooling mom. I will begin homeschooling our oldest daughter, who just turned 5, next month. I plan to use My Father's World curriculum. For the Lauri letters, I see the benefit, but I'm wondering what I have and what can I do without or get elsewhere or make on my own? Thank you so much for your help!

Mommy to Ava -5 and Alena - 11 months
I didn't buy the Lauri letters when we first started K because I had a similar lower case letter set. I later found that some of the letters were not formed the same way and seemed to make things more confusing. So I ended up ordering them later anyway.

I highly recommend the Lauri letters. Just my opinion.

I’m praying that your whole family enjoys this school year.
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Mom to Justin (15) and Carissa (12)
ADV & K 2009-2010 . . . RTR (again) & WHL 2016-2017
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