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A Review of Life of Fred Eden Series Beginning Readers

As my children have loved the stories in the Life of Fred math books, I was excited when the beginning readers came out. I bought the entire Eden series and used them for reading practice with my then Kindergartener. Now, two years later, my current Kindergartener just finished reading these books. This review is based […]

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a review of evan-moor's literature pockets folktales and fairy tales grades 2 to 3, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Literature Pockets: Folktales and Fairy Tales, Grades 2-3

My second grader loves crafts and any learning activities that involve making things. She really enjoyed the Literature Pocket books we used while she was in Kindergarten and was excited when I showed her the options available for second grade. She picked out the Folktales and Fairy Tales book from Evan-Moor’s Literature Pockets series. I received […]

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A Review of the Reading comprehension kit for autism and hyperlexia level 2, learn with emily dot com.

A Review of The Reading Comprehension Kit for Hyperlexia and Autism Level 2

Children who can easily read texts may not automatically comprehend the information presented. Autistic children and other children with hyperlexia, may need to be taught specific skills to help them accurately comprehend written text. This article reviews The Reading Comprehension Kit for Hyperlexia and Autism, Level 2. CLICK HERE to read my review of the […]

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learning to read: issues related to second language learners, learn with emily dot com

Learning to Read: Issues Related to Second Language Learners

I recently had a reader ask about the prerequisite skills for reading in regards to second language learners. I decided to write my response here as I thought other readers may also find this information interesting. Reader’s Question about Phonics Skills for Second Language Learners of English The reader asked about the prerequisite skills and […]

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a review of evan-moor's jumbo fun with the alphabet, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Jumbo Fun with the Alphabet

When I was searching for school activities for my preschooler over the summer, I came across Evan-Moor’s Jumbo fun with the Alphabet activity book and decided to buy it. Now that I have used this book for a few months with my children, I feel I can give an accurate review. Just for reference, my […]

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how to teach making inferences in reading comprehension using evan-moor's reading comprehension fundamentals, learn with emily dot com

How to Teach Making Inferences in Reading Comprehension

The ability to comprehend written language is the foundation for a successful education. Although there are many facets to reading comprehension, this article explains how to teach making inferences in reading using Evan Moor’s Reading Comprehension Fundamentals. I received a copy of Reading Comprehension Fundamentals Grade 2 in exchange for writing about my experiences. What […]

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How to make your own Edmark style learning activities

How to Create Edmark Style Learning Activities

Edmark is a reading program that teaches children to read whole words. CLICK HERE to read my review of the Edmark reading program. Although I highly recommend Edmark and have used the program to teach children to read for more than 20 years. the cost can be prohibitive to homeschoolers or parents trying to supplement […]

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A Review of Evan-Moor’s Reading Comprehension Fundamentals

I have been a fan of Evan Moor e-books for a while. I have used their geography, science, history pockets, daily math practice, and daily reading comprehension practice books for years. Most of these books are available for individual grade level content. Evan Moor released a new book this year called “Reading Comprehension Fundamentals” and […]

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Free Homeschool Curriculum Sources, learn with emily dot com

Free Homeschool Curriculum Sources

As many families approach the possibility of homeschooling, curriculum costs may become a concern. There is a huge range of prices for various competing programs. It can get expensive, especially when one of those high priced curriculums turns out to be a poor fit for a specific child. Although I definitely feel like a high […]

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A review of the basic reading comprehension kit for hyperlexia and autism, learn with emily dot com

Review of The Basic Reading Comprehension Kit for Hyperlexia and Autism

One of my autistic children (first grade) is a fluent reader who is able to decode words well above grade level. Her reading comprehension scores, however, are below grade level. This discrepancy points to possible hyperlexia, a condition where a child can read accurately and fluently, but may not understand what they are reading. In […]

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