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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. This same story is also in the 'Wise Owl's Reading Readiness' workbook, but for those who want the story as a separate book for the classroom or home library, it's here as a separate book.< 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' series. Students will use a vowel chart to review all of the vowel spellings taught at previous levels. They will be... More > 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
The Alphabet Throughout the Year By Fran Palazzolo
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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 grades. For Pre-K and... More > 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. There are also pages for tracing letters of the alphabet and matching capital letters to the small letters.< Less
Wise Owl's Moving On Extra Practice Stories By Fran Palazzolo
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The stories and activities in this workbook are meant to be used as extra practice in the phonics and sight word development in the main workbook, "Wise Owl's Moving On". For each lesson in... More > the main book, there is a corresponding lesson in this workbook. The extra practice story is sometimes a continuation of the story from the main workbook, but also can be a parallel story. For this reason, it's good to do these lessons right after finishing each lesson in Moving On. For boys and girls who had a little trouble with the story in the main book, the story in this book can be used for an additional guided reading lesson. For students who had no trouble with the lesson in the main book, the story in this book can be for independent seat work. A third option would be to send these stories home for homework. The activity pages that follow each extra practice story always has comprehension questions plus skill practice. The skills will be an offshoot from the skills that were taught in "Wise Owl's Moving On".< Less
Wise Owls Moving On Extra Practice Stories By Fran Palazzolo
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If you are using "Wise Owl's Moving On", the harder of the two second grade reading workbooks, the stories in this workbook will give extra practice in the phonics and new sight words... More > introduced. Each story in this workbook is a continuation or offshoot from the story in the main book. The stories can be used in three ways. For slower students who had trouble with the story in the main book, the lesson can be used for more guided reading. For faster students, this can be independent practice for seat work time. The third use would be for home assignments. After the student reads the extra practice story, there is an activity page that always contains comprehension questions. Other activities can be phonics related or extra practice on a skill like homonyms and such.< 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 advanced 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 download version of the placement test is free. The books range from reading readiness to second grade reading. I have another second grade workbook, 'Wise Owl's Moving On'. That book continues the lessons from this workbook and adds more word skills such as homonyms, synonyms and antonyms. It also adds 70 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 Moving Up By Fran Palazzolo
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'Wise Owl's Moving Up' is a second grade - first half reading workbook. Practice is given on phonics skills, sight vocabulary (five new words per lesson), story reading and comprehension. New skills... More > such as prefixes and suffixes are introduced. This book builds on the lessons that were taught in the previous workbook, 'Wise Owl's Vowels and Sight Words'. If you aren't sure if all of your students are ready for this level, there is a FREE copy of 'Wise Owl's Placement Test' at lulu.com. That test will determine if the student knows the words and phonics skills needed to go on to this level.< Less
Wise Owl's Moving Up Extra Practice Stories By Fran Palazzolo
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This reading workbook is a companion book to 'Wise Owl's Moving Up', which is about an easy second grade level. For each lesson in the main workbook, this book has extra practice which includes... More > reviewing new sight words taught and phonics skills taught. It can be used for additional guided reading, independent seatwork or as homework. The stories in this workbook are intended for second graders, but some first graders may be ready for this. Also, some third graders, who haven't mastered the second grade reading level yet, can also benefit from it. I wouldn't use it for fourth grade or higher simply because the interest level and subject matter is geared for the six to eight year old. Each child is different, so some nine or ten year old children may not see it as too babyish.< Less
Wise Owl's Moving Up Extra Practice Stories By Fran Palazzolo
eBook (PDF): $2.00
This reading workbook is a companion book to 'Wise Owl's Moving Up', which is about an easy second grade level. For each lesson in the main workbook, this book has extra practice which includes... More > reviewing new sight words taught and phonics skills taught. It can be used for additional guided reading, independent seatwork or as homework. The stories in this workbook are intended for second graders, but some first graders may be ready for this. Also, some third graders, who haven't mastered the second grade reading level yet, can also benefit from it. I wouldn't use it for fourth grade or higher simply because the interest level and subject matter is geared for the six to eight year old. Each child is different, so some nine or ten year old children may not see it as too babyish.< Less