When I first laid my hands on The Ordinary Parents Guide to Teaching Reading by Jessie Wise and Sara Buffington, I read in the beginning that her child began with letter sounds at age three. Although many of my children learn their letter sounds around that age, I still took that to mean you can begin teaching a child to read at age three. Gasp! My child, at age four, and almost five, wasn’t reading and writing; he must be behind!
First time homeschool mommy panic, and I wore it proudly. Continue reading Reading And Writing
This is a continuation of homeschool curriculum series. I’m sharing all about my experience over the past five years of using various homeschool curricula. I hope this helps in your curriculum search.
I once had a friend tell me that teaching a child to read is the most difficult thing to teach a child. Whether or not she’s right, it can definitely pose a big challenge. We started homeschooling when my oldest was four, so I immediately began looking into reading curricula. I was so overwhelmed by the amount of homeschool curricula, that I just turned my computer off, and called a few trusted friends. 🙂 What I ended up using was The Ordinary Parents Guide to Teaching Reading by: Jessie Wise and Sara Buffington.
What are you looking for in a reading curriculum?
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