This teacher’s manual gives a step-by-step outline for the entire SWR program. Wanda Sanseri, a homeschool educator with experience as a professional classroom instructor and a private tutor, shows how to teach reading the “write” way. Some children learn to read no matter what a teacher does. By phonetically teaching spelling from the start as the backbone for reading, we can teach all children, regardless of learning styles, to read and spell. If your students know how to read already, use this program to improve their spelling. (Don’t be surprised when your own comprehension skills and reading speed jump as well.) Our word list progresses from first grade level to freshman level in college so all ages can benefit. With our simple diagnostic test, you can efficiently place students according to ability.
Our students build words by a guided teacher dictation process. They are mentally engaged as they construct these high frequency words sound by sound. Then they learn to analyze these words and in the process learn the principles of the language in a manner that is phonetically accurate with 99% of the most commonly used words. When students have a clear understanding of the proper tools, they can excel.
My ninth grade daughter had a third grade reading average. I started homeschooling, ordered the books from BHI and taught her your method. She jumped nine grade levels in nine months!!! She had been failing in public school, but when she entered college at 17, she was Phi Theta Kappa. Our seven-year old reads at a sixth grade level. We praise God for your materials.–Homeschool Mom