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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
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
The Alphabet Throughout the Year By Fran Palazzolo
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In this booklet, there are ABC charts to aid in teaching letter names. The charts are themed for every month of the year, since teaching the alphabet can occur at different times for different... More > grades. For Pre-K and K, the teaching of the alphabet goes on throughout the year. For first graders, the alphabet is reviewed in the fall and when beginning work on alphabetical order. Beside the charts, there are activities to help the student learn to identify each letter and a page of 'tips' to use multi-sensory techniques to reach children of all learning styles. Activity pages include coloring, tracing letters of the alphabet and matching capital letters to the small letters. At the end of the booklet, there's a letter identification test.< Less
Wise Owl's Homonyms By Fran Palazzolo
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Students will learn that there are two types of homonyms: homophones and homographs. The lessons are geared to students functioning on the second grade reading level, but can be used with advanced... More > first graders and third graders also. Students will be introduced to three sets of homonyms at a time. Multisensory techniques for learning are used in every lesson. There are pictures for the visual learner. Spell and say aloud (also called cheering the word) for the auditory learner. There is plenty of tracing and writing for the kinesthetic learner.< Less
Wise Owl's Homonyms By Fran Palazzolo
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Students will learn that there are two types of homonyms: homophones and homographs. The lessons are geared to students functioning on the second grade reading level, but can be used with advanced... More > first graders and third graders also. Students will be introduced to three sets of homonyms at a time. Multisensory techniques for learning are used in every lesson. There are pictures for the visual learner. Spell and say aloud (also called cheering the word) for the auditory learner. There is plenty of tracing and writing for the kinesthetic learner.< 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, that depicts 36 vowel spellings. Each vowel spelling has a lesson, from 4 pages to 10. There are also... More > 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. 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' and is on a hard first grade level. There's a free download of 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' at Lulu.com, if you're not sure the student is ready for this level.< Less
Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words By Fran Palazzolo
eBook (PDF): $0.00
This workbook is great for individualizing reading lessons. It's centered around a vowel chart, that depicts 36 vowel spellings. Each vowel spelling has a lesson, from 4 pages to 10. There are also... More > 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. 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' and is on a hard first grade level. There's a free download of 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' at Lulu.com, if you're not sure the student is ready for this level.< Less
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
Wise Owl's Moving On By Fran Palazzolo
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'Wise Owl's Moving On' is the 2nd grade, part two workbook in the 'Wise Owl' reading workbook series. Students will use a vowel chart to review all of the vowel spellings taught at previous levels... More > and will be introduced to new vowel spellings such as the schwa sound and the dictionary symbol for it. Homonyms, synonyms and antonyms are among the word skills taught at this level. Eighty new second grade, and some third grade, CORE sight words are presented at the rate of five new words per lesson. There's a story to practice the new sight words and a comprehension check on that story. If you're not sure if this level is right for your students, there's a FREE download of a placement test here at Lulu. It's called, 'Wise Owl's Placement Test'. It'll guide you to the right level. Levels go from K to 2nd.< Less
Wise Owl's Consonant Digraphs and Blends By Fran Palazzolo
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In the workbook, 'Wise Owl's First Phonics and First 100 Sight Words", consonant digraphs and consonant blends were introduced. For some children, more practice is needed. This workbook will... More > help them hear the consonant digraph or blend in a clue picture, associate the letters that go together to write it and ultimately to sound out words that contain it. The workbook goes slowly with introducing each consonant digraph. Students are first asked to distinguish between the sound that 's' makes alone, /s/ and the sound that it makes when it's next to an 'h', /sh/. There is a chart, that goes along with these lessons, included. Also, there is a page of directions at the beginning of the workbook.< Less