This page was updated on July 3, 2018, by Mrs. Ray.
All About Reading is a highly favored phonetical reading program to teach students to read. This Level 1 lesson overview video will give you a clear idea if this is workable for you and your children. Becky at "A Place to Nest" also provides this video review. One mother spoke did share some concerns of value with the pre-reading level prior to level one. There are Levels 1- 4 provide children with all learning styles the tools needed to read and parents everything that it takes to make this happen in an easy to use format. There are placement tests for each level to determine if that level is the best place for your child to begin.
Total Language Plus books and study guides can be purchased through several vendors. We have several of these in our library for you to borrow! This curriculum includes a variety of classical literature choices accompanied with a study guide that incorporates reading comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, writing and experiential suggestions to enrich the reading.
Progeny Press books and study guides can also be purchased through several vendors. We have many of these selections ready for you to check out, also. This curriculum also is created around several classical books for kids in Kindergarten through 12th grade. The study guides do the extra parent work for them by identifying needed vocabulary for better comprehension, reflective comprehension questions, deeper thinking questions and even further analytical analysis if you so choose. You can go directly to Progeny Press, also to order.
Free online literature - This site has "free online literature with more than 2000 classic texts" where you can read, study or research. There are several tools on this site, however to begin simply click on the read icon to the left and select a book you'd like to have the full text for. You will also find study guides for several books by several renowned authors when clicking on the study icon. You may still favor holding a book; if you're in a pinch, the words are right here!
Create your own interactive stories at Inklewriter!
Arts and Humanities options on Khan Academy includes lessons in grammar.