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Wise Owl's Moving On By Fran Palazzolo
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'Wise Owl's Moving On' follows 'Wise Owl's Moving Up' and is the second part of the second grade reading skills workbooks. It introduces 70 advanced second grade sight words. It also teaches vowel... More > sounds: short, long, R Controlled, W Controlled and other harder vowel sounds such as 'ea' as in 'bread', 'ie' as in 'chief' and sounds of 'y' as a vowel. There are word skills introduced such as homonyms, synonyms and antonyms. The student will also learn how to add common suffixes and prefixes to root words. There are stories to practice all new sight words and reading skills. Stories are always followed by a comprehension check. The Wise Owl workbooks can help to individualize reading instruction in grades K-2. There is a free download of the 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' here at Lulu. The test will help you place the student in the right workbook. You can check out my Author's Spotlight for a complete list of the books available. They go from alphabet recognition all the way to hard second grade reading.< Less
Alphatalk Street By Fran Palazzolo
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A little girl named Emma takes a walk down Alphatalk Street. As she walks along, she meets all of the letters of the alphabet. Each letter has a picture embedded in it and a story that goes with that... More > picture. The story leads to the letter saying its sound. The background on each page is kept simple, so that the child will pay attention to the shape of the letter. This book is a fun and easy way to teach the ABC's and the basic sounds to 4 to 7 year old children, who are ready to take that beginning step to reading. This same story is also in the 'Wise Owl's Reading Readiness' workbook. In that workbook, the student learns to trace and write the capital and small of each letter. You can find that workbook here at lulu.com. This story can be printed out from the PDF or it can be read straight from the computer. There's an in-print version of 'Alphatalk Street' available here at Lulu.com, to place in your classroom or home library.< Less
Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words By Fran Palazzolo
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'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words' teaches beginning sounds, ending sounds, short vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends. It also presents 100 of the most basic high... More > frequency words taught in kindergarten and first grade. The words are taught in sets of three per lesson. There are activities and stories to read to reinforce the learning of the words. Students who know their alphabet and are ready for the next step will go from non-readers to reading at an easy first grade level. A multi-sensory approach to learning is stressed in every lesson. Each word has a clue picture to help the student remember it. Tracing and writing of words and sounds are found in every lesson. If you aren't sure this book is the right level for your child, there is 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' at Lulu.com that you can use. The download version is free. There's also an in print version of the test for $12.00. The test will let you know if the student should start with an easier level or a harder one.< Less
Wise Owl's Placement Tests By Fran Palazzolo
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The Wise Owl reading workbooks span from reading readiness to a hard second grade reading level. This placement test can help you pinpoint which of the workbooks is right for your student. There are... More > four tests in the booklet: Readiness Test, Easy First Grade Reading Test, Advanced First Grade (easy second) Reading Test and Second Grade Reading Test. Each test goes along with a Wise Owl reading workbook. The student starts with the easiest test and keeps going until it's clear that he or she can't go any farther. The directions will in the test booklet will suggest which book is best for your student. The workbooks, in order of difficulty, are: 'Wise Owl's Reading Readiness', 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words', 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words', 'Wise Owl's Moving Up' and Wise Owl's 'Moving On'. There are supplemental books for some levels, such as 'Wise Owl's Consonant Digraphs and Blends' and 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words Extra Practice Stories' and 'Alphatalk Street'.< Less