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Long Vowel Sound Tips

      “Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!” Or is that “e – i – e – i – o”? Long sounds or short sounds? Vowels can be so confusing–especially the long vowel sounds! One of the difficulties with “long vowel sounds” … Continue reading

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Franklin book handout freebies

Do your children love “Franklin the Turtle” books? If so, why not download the following FREE handouts and use them as guides when you read these Franklin books together: FRANKLIN AND THE HERO: questions based on illustrations and text; thinking/inference … Continue reading

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More Berenstain Bears study handouts

 For my last post, How to Discuss Picture Book Stories With Your Child, I provided a free study set of questions and answers based on The Berenstain Bears’ New Baby. As the response was so positive, I will be adding … Continue reading

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How to Discuss Picture Book Stories With Your Child

Do you wonder how to discuss picture book stories with your child–other than “just reading” books together? To celebrate the first day of school (here, at least!), I am offering a free handout with a variety of activities and discussion questions … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: French Home Study Sheet

Welcome back to Freebie Fridays.  My apologies for missing the past week or two.  With another school year starting up, I’ve been deeply involved in preparing units and lessons for my tutoring students, and have neglected this site.  Anyway, I’m … Continue reading

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Freebie Fridays: Short Vowel Word Charts

Did it again! Missed posting the Friday Freebie on Friday.  Well, I had a good excuse – grandchildren from Alberta were visiting us, and that’s more important, right? Anyway, better late than never … This Friday Freebie is a collection … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie – French Food Vocab

Today’s “Friday Freebie” is a listing of French food phrases and vocabulary. Learning hint: Post a copy of this list on the fridge, and another copy on the wall by the dining table.  Label food items with their French names … Continue reading

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