Tag Archive: reading

8 Important Life Lessons from Dr. Seuss (plus Friday Frivolity)

It is better to know how to learn than to know.

Important Life Lessons from Dr. Seuss that I want my son to learn. Dr. Seuss quotes.

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Nate the Great Detective Activities

Are you looking for some learning based activities to bridge the gap this summer, or maybe some book based homeschool activities? This year my 2nd grader discovered one of the great children’s detectives Nate the Great. Considering his recently developed disdain for reading, I am trying to do anything I can to encourage it. Like …

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Any ideas for improving reading comprehension?

Do any of you have suggestions for helping my son increase his reading comprehension? I’d better give you a little background. My five year old is hyperlexic. Basically, for him, written English was his first language and he is still working on spoken English. Sometimes when he speaks he sounds as if English is his second language …

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I am not ready to let them go

A Facebook friend asked if anyone had some early readers they were willing to donate to her daughter’s school. Knowing we have a Scholastic book order coming on Monday, I figured it was a good time to do some purging of J’s bookshelves. It didn’t take me long to have a stack of about 20 …

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Which door would you choose?

Today is getting crazy, and I want to be sure to get a post in today, so this is going to be a short one for me. But hopefully thought provoking and fun: Which door do you go through? I had to look up “Westeros”, I missed A Song of Fire and Ice series. Never read …

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