In May 2017 we announced that SWR Lesson Plans are in the works. Here’s a video with an update on this project.
The beginning of a new calendar year is typically when we’re assessing how it’s been going and what we can do to improve. Following are TEN TIPS for putting together your SWR the lessons.
Tip #1: Review Phonograms DAILY.
See SWR p. 40 for the TWO ways you want to practice phonograms every day (reading and spelling).
Tip #2: Include some form of writing every day.
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Today I’ll continue sharing the top ten errors I made as a newbie SWR teacher. You can read Part One here.
6. I didn’t have the kids “say it while you write it.”
The “sight word” approach to teaching reading involves showing the child a card, saying the word, and expecting the child to visually memorize ...Continue Reading →
You’re teaching a new spelling word, using full spelling dictation. You present the new word, but now you need to provide context for that word so the student knows what it means. He needs help differentiating between this word and another one that sounds like it (e.g. meat vs. meet) or simply understanding context for a new vocabulary word.
Following are ...Continue Reading →
We’re working around the clock to get the Worksheets Book N-Z ready to ship before January 31. If you’ve preordered this product, you’ll get an email once yours is on the way. If you haven’t preordered yours yet, you might want to do so before the new pricing gets loaded on the web site on January 18.
It’s been a whirlwind of activity around here, and we are now shipping orders for the Wise Guide Enrichment Activities Book A-M. You can lock in the preorder price of $60 for both Books A-M and N-Z if you order before the end of December. We’ll get Book A-M out to you lickety-split, and Book N-Z will follow by ...Continue Reading →
We’re so pleased to announce that we have a new supplemental product available to use with Spell to Write and Read. We’ve developed Enrichment Activity Worksheets that coordinate with The Wise Guide to help busy teachers be more effective in lesson planning. Their students now have the opportunity to work with and experience the spelling words in ...Continue Reading →
In order for the students to learn the phonograms to the automatic level for both reading and writing, they need to be practicing daily. One of the ways you can do this with ease is to download the SWR mobile app from either the iTunes store or from Google Play. You can go into the settings and ...Continue Reading →