Language Arts

World Pen Pals

World Pen Pals The Largest educational pen friends movement in the world. World Pen Pals offers students a unique , interesting and personal approach to global studies, foreign languages and language arts by direct correspondence with a new friend overseas. They offer: Penfriends by gender/contintent. Correspondence is in English. Questions: Phone/Fax (845) 246-7828 8am-8-pm...
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The Five Finger Paragraph

THE FIVE FINGER PARAGRAPH© is a brain-based learning method, the concrete attention-getter needed to grab a student’s imagination long enough to pass along a few abstract basic rules, supplementing whole language or traditional Language Arts worksheet instruction. The tactile use of the hand utilizes several of the Multiple Intelligences disciplines, especially Kinesthetics, Linguistics, and...
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Cooking Up Reading

I remember when my boys were younger, we loved finding recipes that went along with the books we had read. Cooking up Reading by Shirley Goodness and Mercy Will does just that. Their website gives a brief description that states: Our purpose in providing these tasty connections between books and food is to help...
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Free phonics worksheets

Free Phonics worksheets from the creators of Rock ‘N Learn
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Podcasting Folktales and Travel Tales

Kimberly Goza shared this message today at HEM-Networking: I’d like to get the word out about a weekly podcasting show my family is producing. By way of re-introduction: We are HSing on the road (in other words we travel full time). We are also performers – mom, dad and son, known as the Act!vated...
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Reading and the Brain from PBS

“Reading and the Brain,” the eighth episode of the award-winning series “Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers,” offers an intriguing look at exciting scientific breakthroughs that may fundamentally change the way reading problems are resolved. “Host Henry Winkler, who struggles with dyslexia himself, explores how brain scientists in Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Louisville and Toronto...
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“FableVision is a media company dedicated to helping all learners discover their true potential. They create quality educational software and story-based, engaging media for children and adults. In addition to publishing  their own educational software, books and films, they collaborate with creative partners and producers to develop quality animation and interactive solutions for...
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New Superhero book by homeschool family-

Do you know kids who love superheroes?We all do. Some of the most popular recent films are based on comic-book superheroes Who hasn’t cheered for Spiderman, rooted for the Fantastic Four, felt for the X-Men. Our family has, too. But we’ve always wondered what a non-violent superhero would look like. A non-violent superhero Is...
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