A Reason For… materials are designed for Christian parents and students to “incorporate Scripture Values and provide options for Differentiated Instruction.” The materials include leveled readers with biblical stories, spelling based on contemporary stories based on biblical themes, and a handwriting course built around Bible verses with challenging letter combinations. The courses include workbooks, teacher’s Continue reading »
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A Little Garden Flower is a Waldorf curriculum for Pre-K through 6th grade.
ABCmouse is an online preschool-kindergarten curriculum that teaches letters, letter sounds, counting, math, art, science, music and phonics. The child starts out at the level that you choose and progresses through various areas by working virtual puzzles, singing songs, visiting the zoo and farm, reading books, virtual coloring, etc. A fun bonus is that the Continue reading »
All About Reading is a multisensory, mastery-based program that starts with essential pre-reading skills and continues on to teach all five key components of reading. This complete program teaches phonics, decoding, fluency, and comprehension in a fun and engaging way. Suitable for all ages and learning styles!
The program is multi-sensory and is mastery-based rather than grade-level based, so when students master a specific concept, they move on. If a child needs more practice in a certain area, the program allows for that so the child can really master each concept. There’s no sense building on a shaky foundation, because that will Continue reading »
Alpha-Phonics is classic phonics instruction where the parent works with the child, but the instruction requires no preparation. It has been used in its current form for over 24 years. The curriculum is contained in a lay-flat book, CDs and downloadable onto the Kindle.
Alphabet Island uses a multi-sensory approach to phonics and spelling for K-9th grade. It features student workbooks, teacher’s manual, audio CD, phonogram flash cards, sight words list and word charts.
The Alphabet Kids is a series of 6 books that follow the fun adventures of a group of diverse children who learn about their multicultural backgrounds. Their stories help children to love who they are and realize that people who are different can be very good friends. In addition to the books, the publishers have Continue reading »
Analytical Grammar offers grammar, literature, and writing curriculum for 4th grade through graduation. Their primary program, Analytical Grammar, teaches English grammar, punctuation, and usage. It is designed to be taught in three grammar “seasons” over three years; however, it is flexible enough to be adapted to a one- or two-year schedule. It is recommended for Continue reading »
“Big Life Journal is an illustrated and guided journal for children ages 7-11. It is available as a hardcopy and PDF. You can print PDF at home, your local library or your favorite print shop.” The journal is over 200 pages and additional lesson plans, activity kits, printables, and more are available to accompany the Continue reading »
BigIQkids offers both free and premium online programs for spelling, vocabulary, math, and geography. The programs are designed for students in grades K-8 and promote spelling efficiency, vocabulary building, math fact mastery and US geography knowledge via multimedia reinforcement and independent learning.
Bob Books are simple readers that start with 3 letter words. They allow the child to complete an entire lesson by him or herself, thereby developing confidence. The books are sized to allow children to hold them comfortably as they read. Parent’s guidance is included within the text of the books themselves. The books come Continue reading »
BookShark offers students from Pre-K to Age 16 the chance to learn all the required educational subjects through the engaging lens of books. BookShark’s curriculum is designed to develop creative and academically successful minds in children by teaching them to view the world and historical events not through rote memorization but through unforgettable stories that Continue reading »
This program offers spelling or grades 1-8. Weekly units with daily lessons concentrate on a particular phonetic sound within. List of words. Writing the words, using them in word activities, and pre-test work are used for practice. Each book represents a year of spelling training.
ClickN READ is a beginning reading course that is entirely web-based. The course represents the entire reading program from K through 3rd grade taught in public schools. The curriculum allows the student to participate in self-paced self learning. The program is designed to have the student teach him or herself how to use it. The Continue reading »
Continental Press produces affordable materials that support curriculum and state-testing goals with instruction and assessment products for reading, mathematics, social studies, science and phonics.
Draw Write Now is an eight-book series with step-by-step drawing instruction and short sentences for writing practice. Each Draw Write Now book is a unit study with 21 directed drawing lessons presented on two pages showing a colorful drawing, four sentences, and step-by-step drawing instructions. The units explore history, geography, natural science, and social studies. Continue reading »
“Easy Grammar texts use the prepositional approach combined with effective strategies. This helps students to understand grammar, a tool for speaking and writing properly.” The courses are for grades 2 – 12, and involve student texts, workbooks, a teacher’s guide and a mastery review intended to be used at the beginning of each days’ instruction. Continue reading »
Easy Writing focuses solely on sentence structure, teaching students how to write higher level and varied sentence structures. It does not teach paragraph composition.
Editor in Chief is a popular program which, according to publisher’s materials, “improves your child’s grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice. This effective method teaches students to carefully analyze and edit stories that contain errors in writing mechanics and story details.” The materials Continue reading »