Garden of Rhyming Words

Garden of Rhyming Words

All year, you’ve watched your child’s vocabulary grow like a garden of wildflowers. You’ve watered, weeded, and spread plenty of sunshine with family read-aloud times...

Synonym bingo

Synonym bingo

GAMES ARE such a great way of teaching or practicing skills. When an activity is fun and engaging, learning happens more naturally. The best part? The kids don’t...

Homophones at risk

Homophones at risk

Another batch of homophone fails. Read at “you’re” own risk.   But apparently it has no trouble “excepting” multiple exclamation...

Teaching writing conventions

Teaching writing conventions

When your student begins to protest: “But I like it this way!” or “It looks okay to me,” it’s high time to introduce the concept of writing conventions. Defining...

Key to the grammar quiz

Key to the grammar quiz

Well, how do you think you fared on yesterday’s grammar quiz? Check your answers below. 1.  Your kidding! The Panthers won the championship? Since the speaker means...

Bakery blunders

Serious homophone issues—two good reasons why you should ALWAYS give the bakery written instructions! . . . . . Stop by every 1st and 3rd Wednesday for a peek into...