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Warrior Monkeys – a fun read

Last week we received some books from Oxford University Press and included in our little parcel was Warrior Monkeys and the Volcano Adventure. My son picked it up and read it cover to cover. For me that is the magic … Continue reading

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Writing for Fun

I remember about 3 years ago I was constantly worried that my daughter was not interested in writing.  AT ALL.  Yes she would write as part of an activity that we did but if I suggested just writing a paragraph, … Continue reading

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Having fun writing poems

We are making a big effort to do more writing but we are trying really hard to find fun ways to work on the writing.  My oldest has gotten into writing book summaries for all the books she reads and … Continue reading

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CK or K spelling rule

My youngest has been trying to remember the ck or k spelling rule but it has just  not been sticking.  (The Rule – if the word has a long vowel sound or an extra consonant then you only use a … Continue reading

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At Home With Spelling 1 Workbook Review

I wrote a review about the At Home With Spelling 2 workbook which I am using with my son but I did not include anything about the first book as we never used it with either kid so I knew … Continue reading

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Year 1 Grammar book we are using

In February I mentioned that we had received a set of Schofield & Sims Grammar books so I thought it was time to give a more detailed review of one of the books we have been using, the Grammar 1 … Continue reading

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Usborne Young Reading Series

I am a huge fan of the Usborne Beginners series.  We have a large collection of the Beginners books and I have found them to be perfect for read alouds as well as brilliant beginner readers.  My daughter used a … Continue reading

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