spelling

getting kids to write: write around the room
January 26, 2011 17 comments

getting kids to write: write around the room

Finding interesting and meaningful activities for Owen and Cora during Maddy’s homework time has kept me busy lately, but I’ve found tons of great things for these two to do.  ...

trace, copy, recall--learn those spelling words!
November 8, 2010 15 comments

trace, copy, recall–learn those spelling words!

Maddy has been so proud of her spelling and word-learning progress over the last few weeks (and so are we!).  She really is borderline excited when I print out a ...

fun ways to learn spelling words
October 19, 2010 19 comments

fun ways to learn spelling words

Not only did we lose Maddy’s very first homework packet over here in the chaos of the first few weeks of school; we also only spent only a fraction of ...