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Wise Owl's First Phonics By Fran Palazzolo
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The lessons in this workbook are the same as the phonics portion in 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words'. The reason for having it as a separate book is that some parents, reading... More > tutors or teachers may be working with a child who knows sight words, but needs to brush up of phonics skills. If you used 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' and the child did fine on the sight word section of the 'Easy First Grade Reading Test', but didn't do well on the phonics test, you may want to buy this separate phonics book. It covers beginning sounds, ending sounds, short vowels, consonant blends and consonant digraphs. If on the other hand, the child needs both phonics and sight words, buying 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words' would be better.< Less
Wise Owl's Placement Tests By Fran Palazzolo
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If you would like to use Wise Owl's Reading Workbooks with a child, but you aren't sure where to start, this placement test will help. It includes a test for students who may be on the readiness... More > level, one for easy first grade reading material and an advanced first grade reading test. If a child only gets as far as the readiness test, the booklet will not go to waste. It can also be used as a post test for each workbook. Basically, the readiness level test goes with 'Alphatalk Street' and 'Alphatalk Street Workbook'. The Easy First Grade test goes with 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words'. 'The Advanced First Grade Test'goes along with 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words'. A new workbook has been added that teaches second grade first semester skills - 'Wise Owl's Moving Up'. The placement tests will suggest which workbook fits your student,< Less
Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words By Fran Palazzolo
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This workbook is great for individualizing reading lessons. It's centered around a vowel chart. The chart depicts 36 vowel spellings. Each vowel spelling has a lesson, from 4 pages to 10. There are... More > also 136 sight words taught, at the rate of 4 words per lesson. Every lesson follows the same format. There are two pages devoted to sounding out words with the vowel sound being presented in that lesson. That is followed by a page or two of activities that involve that vowel sound. Some lessons have reviews of the vowels taught so far and some teach a reading skill, such as contractions. Then, a page with the 4 new sight words comes next. That is followed by a story that contains both the vowel being studied and the four new sight words. The last page is a comprehension check. This workbook follows 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words'. There's a free download of 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' at Lulu if you're not sure the student is ready for this level.< Less
Wise Owl's Placement Tests By Fran Palazzolo
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If you would like to use Wise Owl's Reading Workbooks with a child, but you aren't sure where to start, this placement test will help. It includes three tests: one for students who may be on the... More > readiness level, one for easy 1sr grade reading material and an advanced 1st/2nd grade reading test. If a child only gets as far as the readiness test, the booklet will not go to waste. It can also be used as a post test for each of the three levels. Basically, the readiness level goes with 'Alphatalk Street' and tests knowledge of alphabet and printing. The Easy 1st Grade Reading Test tests skills taught in 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words'. It tests skills usually learned in K or the first half of 1st grade. 'The Advanced Reading Test' tests skills from 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words'. It tests skills taught in the second half of 1st grade/first half of 2nd grade. After testing, suggestions will be made on which book is best for the child. There's also an in-print version available at Lulu.< Less
Wise Owl's Moving Up By Fran Palazzolo
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This easy second grade reading workbook follows 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words', which is a first grade reading workbook. It reviews the skills from that previous book and adds more vowel sounds,... More > prefixes, suffixes and 50 more sight words. If you're not sure that this is the level for the student or students with whom you'll be working, there is a 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' here at Lulu that can help you pinpoint the right reading workbook. The books range from reading readiness to this second grade reader. I hope to have another second grade workbook, 'Wise Owl's Moving On', by March 2015. That book will continue the lessons in this workbook and add more word skills such as homonyms, synonyms and antonyms. It will also add more advanced sight words. This book contains 16 lessons of 6-7 pages each. There are 3-4 pages per lesson devoted to phonics or word skills and 3 devoted to sight words and story reading. Each story page is followed by a comprehension check.< Less
Wise Owl's First 100 Sight Words By Fran Palazzolo
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The lessons in this book are the same lessons that are in 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words', minus the phonics lessons. The reason for having this book separate from that book is... More > that if you gave the 'Wise Owl's Placement Test'(and it's strongly suggested that you test the child first) and the child scored fine on the phonics tests in the 'Easy First Grade Reading Test', but was weak in the sight word portions of that test, you may just have to work on sight words. Prerequisites for success with this book are a knowledge of the ABC's and being able to print. The words are presented at the rate of three words per lesson. There are three pages in each lesson: one that presents the new words and contains a guided reading story, one that provides practice in learning the new words and one that has a story for the child to read independently to himself first and then aloud to the teacher.< 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 test will let you know if the student should start with an earlier level or a harder one.< Less
Wise Owl's Vowels Extra Practice Stories By Fran Palazzolo
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Independent reading is the goal for which we strive, when we are teaching a child to read. In 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words', the lessons are more or less guided lessons. The teacher, reading... More > tutor or parent is there with the child to introduce new phonics concepts and new vocabulary for each lesson. After that lesson is finished, that's when this book would be used. Example: The first lesson in 'Wise Owl's Vowels' teaches sounding out short 'a' word and teaches the words this, that, what and idea. The first lesson in 'Extra Practice Stories' will have those same words and phonics sound. The child would not be learning anything new. This book can be seen as a way to reinforce the skills learned in each lesson of 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words'. For teachers, it can be used when you have independent group time or it can be sent home as homework. A second use for this book would be to reteach the new concepts. In that case, the book would be for more guided reading.< Less
Wise Owl's Consonant Digraphs and Consonant Blends By Fran Palazzolo
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This workbook gives practice in consonant digraphs and consonant blends for the beginning reader. There's a chart of consonant digraphs and blends included.
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 up 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 6 year old children, who are ready to take that beginning step to reading. A companion workbook for this storybook is available. 'Alphatalk Street Workbook' teaches children how to print the capital and small form of each letter.< Less