Here you will find recordings of our free webinars, with PDF slides.
Language Arts Online: A Free Guide
LDA Weekly Wednesday Webinar: Metalanguage
The Simple View of Writing
Dyslexia and Dysgraphia for Parents
How to Run Reading Pathways Lessons at Home
Lessons in my Jim Jams
July 20 2021: We Need to Talk About Sight Words
July 21 2021: To Double or Not to Double?
Some resources for the doubling lessons:
TO DOUBLE OR NOT TO DOUBLE pdf guide
TO DOUBLE OR NOT TO DOUBLE SAMPLE PowerPoint
Unit of study: Space – Gorgeous Gallery now open!
Space part 2: ‘Space, planet, galaxy’
Space Part 3: ‘near, giant, solid’
The colour (color) words part one: blue, yellow, orange
The three completed worksheets:
Because I missed my students during COVID-19 lockdown, I decided to conduct and record a free half-hour word-study session every day. There was no age limit, children just needed to be able to copy things down at a reasonable pace. Below is a selection of some of the lessons.
The W-Effect – The letter <w> can have an effect on certain vowels. Find out what in this video.
The Letter Y – Is is a consonant? Is it a vowel? What is it for?
Broken Rules and Word Stories Part 1
- Download and print the blank Word Stories Wheel if you can. If not, copy it.
- Paste it into your book.
- Add today’s words to it.
- Add more words when you find them.
Lesson 4 – Broken Rules and Word Stories Part 2
Keep adding to your word list.
Other Wacky Rs
Strong and Weak Syllables
Lesson 15 – Schwa
Schwa Part 2 and Irregular Verbs