These are three helps that I use with First Reading Lessons to aid sight and sound recognition. Buddies.These letter combinations, which I call Letter-Buddies, are often found together in words. They are common enough that it comes in handy to know their sounds.ingedeeth (has two sounds , as in thistle and that)ch (3 sounds but most often ch as in church)sh (put finger to lips … Continue reading Tips on Sounding out Letters
In the ‘How to Use the Teacher’s Notes for First Reading Lessons’ the instructions read:Read the poem with the student. Help them with sounds and words when they need help. I suppose that is enough said. But, of course, there is more to say on it- both from my experience and from Charlotte Mason. What I would have liked to add, but, for sake of … Continue reading Paying Attention on Reading the Poem lesson days.
This is taken pretty directly from CM, I added Service Projects and Handiwork (chores). The items with * are things that we do during Together Time (the whole family). Form 1a= age 7-9 / grade 2-3 Bible * -Old Testament -New Testament Literature -imagination stories like fables, fairy tales, and legends -poetry (read)* History -own country -charts of the lives of people and/or time studied … Continue reading Subject List for Form 1a