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Benjamin Solomon Carson – Biography & Question Follow Up

Benjamin Solomon Carson – Biography & Question Follow Up Read the Biography of Benjamin Solomon Carson and answer the questions below. http://www.biography.com/people/ben-carson-475422#early-life&awesm=~oBnFtVEtfEPwop QUESTIONS: Who was the biography about? (full name) Where did Ben live? What grade did Ben’s mother drop out of? Why did Ben’s mother leave his father? How did Ben’s mother support her Continue Reading...

Commonly Confused Words

Commonly Confused Words [tab name=”Week 1″] Week 1 your / you’re Stationary/ Stationery whether, weather, and wether whether / if who / whom will /shall censor/ censor / censure accept / except affect / effect advise / advice Terminology you’re – short for you are.               Example:  Your a beautiful woman. your – Your shows Continue Reading...

Parts of Speech Quiz

Take the Part of Speech Quiz This quiz is not working 100% If you take this quiz you will be scored, but you will not be able to view which answers are correct or incorrect. Print Quiz – Parts_of_Speech Quiz   (996) Page Views...

Grammar Assessments & Tests

Grammar Monster This is one of the Best Assessment websites for English Grammar with Lessons.   Grammar Assessments Grade 2-5 Grammar Tests &/or Assessments Grade 6-8 Grammar Tests & / or Assessments Many Grammar Tests High School – College Level Grammar       (257) Page Views...

Origins of the English Language

Origins of the English Language [tab name=”Tab”]   [/tab] [tab name=”Tab”][/tab] [tab name=”Tab”][/tab] [tab name=”Tab”][/tab] [tab name=”Tab”][/tab] [end_tabset] (251) Page Views...

English – The Confusing Language that Makes No Sense

English – The Confusing Language that Makes No Sense THE ORIGINS OF THESE WORDS, TELL A DIFFERENT MEANING Through time the meaning of many words in the English Language seemed to dramatically change. [tab name=”Etymology of the English Language”] You may be surprised to learn the true meaning or origins of many words in the Continue Reading...

Replacing the Word “Good” – Expand your Vocabulary

Replacing the Word “Good” – Expand your Vocabulary [tab name=”Pleasant, Fine”] Replace the word “Good“, when you mean “Pleasant or Fine” with any of these words acceptable – worthy of acceptance or satisfactory excellent – of the highest quality exceptional – deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children Continue Reading...

Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words

Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words 20 Spelling Word List, Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys), 4 Day Learning Exercises, 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge [tab name=”Intro”] Beautiful – Synonym Vocabulary Words includes … 20 Spelling Word List Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys) 4 Day’s of Learning Exercises 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge   Continue Reading...

Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study – Week 1

Learn the Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study for Week 1 with 20 Spelling Word List, Printable Study Practice Worksheets (w/answer keys) and a 4 Day Learning Exercises. 5th Day Students Test their Knowledge [tab name=”Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study”] Latin Root Vocabulary & Spelling Word Study – Week 1 Latin Roots Words Vocabulary Continue Reading...

Greek Vocabulary Word List – 1

Greek Vocabulary Word List – 1 cardi/o = Greek  word meaning “Heart” acro  = Greek word meaning “top, height, tip, beginning” bibli = Greek Word Meaning “Book”   Learning Exercise Day 1: Write Definitions for Vocabulary Words Day 2: Research the Thesaurus to find a possible replacement word for each vocabulary word Day 3: Write Continue Reading...

Rhyming Words

The Worksheet Place – Words that Rhyme (562) Page Views...

Little Books

The Worksheet Place – Little Books (465) Page Views...

Hyphens & Dashes

Hyphens and Dashes  (03:56) Learn what hyphens and dashes are and when to use them! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (533) Page Views...

They’re, Their & There

Brainpop They’re, Their and There  (01:43) – Video Learn to use “they’re,” “there,” and “their” correctly in your writing. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A    WORKSHEETS Worksheet Works There, Their, They’re Worksheet Generator   LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (405) Page Views...

Types of Sentences

Brainpop Types of Sentences  (01:37) – Video An explanation of declarative, imperative, interrogatory, and exclamatory sentences. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Q&A   WORKSHEET The Worksheet Place – How to use periods, question marks, & exclamation points. The Worksheet Place – Punctuation Tests (584) Page Views...

Subject & Predicate

Subject and Predicate  (01:56) Find out what the subject and predicate are and how they combine to form a complete sentence. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A   Subject-Verb Agreement  (02:00) See how a subject’s number affects the verb that agrees with it. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Continue Reading...

Improve your Sentences

Brainpop Strengthening Sentences  (04:09) – Video Learn how to write more descriptively! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A   Subject and Predicate  (01:56) Find out what the subject and predicate are and how they combine to form a complete sentence. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Continue Reading...

Run-on Sentence

Brainpop run-On Sentences  (02:07) – Video What exactly is a run-on sentence? Find out in this movie! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A Ed Helper – Run-on worksheet English for Everyone – Run-on sentence worksheet answer sheet     HIGHER LEVEL: 7th grade run-on sentence worksheet #1 7th grade run-on Continue Reading...

Semicolons

Semicolons  (03:36) Be more than semi-knowledgeable about semicolons! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (450) Page Views...

Reading and Reading Comprehension

Reading Skills  (02:55) Get tips to improve your reading skills and reading comprehension. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A Contact your local school to get a password for Brainpop. Most public schools are connected and as a homeschooler you are still part of the school system of your local county.   Better Reading Comprehension by Continue Reading...

Newspaper

Reading a Newspaper  (02:57) Reading a newspaper is one of the best ways to stay informed! Find out some tips on how to make the most of it. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A   (581) Page Views...

Poetry

Brainpop Poetry  (05:00) Video Learn what makes a poem art! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (492) Page Views...

Personal Pronouns

Brainpop Personal Pronouns  (02:14) – Video Find out how personal pronouns refer to their antecedents. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A (473) Page Views...

Paraphrasing

Paraphrasing  (03:30) Learn how to paraphrase–and how not to plagiarize. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (513) Page Views...

Parallel Structure

Parallel Structure  (05:41) Use this simple technique to make your sentences stronger and more persuasive! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (578) Page Views...

Interjection

Brainpop Interjections  (01:56) – Video Learn what interjections are, and how they are used in writing and speech! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A (483) Page Views...

Idioms & Cliches

Brainpop Idioms and Clichés  (04:05) – Video Every village needs an idiom. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   (779) Page Views...

Etymology

Brainpop Etymology  (04:57) – Video Learn about the history of words with Tim and Moby Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (1087) Page Views...

Resources: Dictionary, Thesaurus

Brainpop Dictionary and Thesaurus  (04:02) – Video Learn more about words and their meanings! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   (577) Page Views...

Diagramming Sentences

Diagramming Sentences  (02:27) Learn how to diagram all the parts of a sentence! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A (517) Page Views...

Contraction

Brainpop Contractions  (01:55) – Video Learn what a contraction is and where it can be used in writing and speech. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   WORKSHEETS: The Worksheet Place (555) Page Views...

Conjunction

Conjunctions  (04:30) Either you learn about conjunctions, or you won’t get any pudding! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (1130) Page Views...

Colon

Brainpop Colons   (03:19) – Video Who knew two little dots could be so useful? Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   WORKSHEETS: The Worksheet Place – Colon   (481) Page Views...

Famous Authors

Agatha Christie  (04:00) Meet the best-selling writer of all time! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Anne Frank  (02:38) Why are we reading Anne’s diary? Find out! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Charles Dickens  (04:49) Learn about the life and works of one of the greatest novelists ever! Quiz | Activity | FYI Continue Reading...

Sentence Fragments

Brainpop Sentence Fragments  (03:24) – Video Do your sentences have all their parts? Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Sentence Fragment Worksheet 1   answer key Sentence Fragment Worksheet2   answer key (486) Page Views...

Quotation Marks

Brainpop Punctuation  (02:32)  – Video Learn about how punctuation helps you, um, punctuate sentences! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Quotation Marks Worksheet  key   (488) Page Views...

Clauses

LESSONS Brainpop Clauses  (04:21) – Video Discover how clauses make sentences work! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   WORKSHEET: Punctuating Adverb Clauses key Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Clauses Worksheet key Verbs and Relative Clauses Worksheet key   (435) Page Views...

Synonyms

Brainpop Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homonyms  (02:38) – Video Some words sound alike and mean something different. Some words mean the same thing, but sound totally different. And some words sound nothing alike and mean the total opposite! Here’s how to keep these words straight! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A (414) Page Continue Reading...

Antonyms

Brainpop Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homonyms  (02:38) – Video Some words sound alike and mean something different. Some words mean the same thing, but sound totally different. And some words sound nothing alike and mean the total opposite! Here’s how to keep these words straight! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A (555) Page Continue Reading...

Comma

Brainpop Punctuation  (02:32) – Video Learn about how punctuation helps you, um, punctuate sentences! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Brainpop Run-On Sentences  (02:07) Video What exactly is a run-on sentence? Find out in this movie! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A   WORKSHEETS Comma Worksheet 1 key Comma Continue Reading...

Parts of a Sentence

LESSON / RULES Parts of a Sentence   WORKSHEET Sentence Parts Worksheet key   CHECK OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PARTS OF A SENTENCE (859) Page Views...

Possessive Nouns

Brainpop Possessives  (04:07) – Video Discover the grammar of possessives, including possessive nouns and pronouns. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   LESSON The Possessive Noun Possessive Apostrophe Rules The ‘S Problem   WORKSHEETS Possessive Forms Worksheet  key   (555) Page Views...

Apostrophe Rules

  LESSONS & RULES Apostrophe Rules (all forms) Possessive Apostrophe Rules   WORKSHEET Apostrophe Worksheet 1 key Apostrophe Worksheet 2 key Possessive Apostrophe Worksheet 1 key Possessive Apostrophe Worksheet 2 key Possessive Apostrophe Worksheet 3 key   The Worksheet Place – Apostrophe worksheet   (386) Page Views...

Simple Punctuation Rules, Practice & Tests

    LESSONS & RULES Simple Punctuation Rules Comma Rules Apostrophe Rules (all forms) Possessive Apostrophe Rules The ‘S Problem Direct Quotation Rules Punctuating Independent and Dependent Clauses The Worksheet Place – Punctuating Rules   WORKSHEETS The Worksheet Place – Period, Exclamation and Question Marks The Worksheet Place – Editing Practice Worksheets The Worksheet Place Continue Reading...

Then, Than

Merriam Dictionary – Video of the Editor Explains Than & Then Worksheet Place – Than / Then   LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (1388) Page Views...

Grammar Worksheets

Rhetorical Issues: Handouts Writing Term Papers Writing Definitions Writing a Longer Paper Principles of Organization Outlining Thesis and Thesis Statements Thesis Statement Guidelines Introductions and Conclusions Concluding Paragraphs Paragraph Development Transitional Words and Their Use Transitions and Connective Phrases Transitions Style and Usage: Handouts Phrases to Avoid Commonly Confused Words Homonym List Parallelism Explained Style Continue Reading...

Speed Reading

                  Learn to Speed read from the World Fastest Speed Reader Speed Reader University (410) Page Views...

More, Most

2-syllable adjectives: use more with the unchanged adjective The shops are always more crowded just before Christmas. Is there anything more boring than reading about grammar? My sister is more careful with her writing than I am with mine. Note: The comparative of some shorter 2-syllable adjectives can be formed with -er. Examples: simple-simpler, clever-cleverer, Continue Reading...

Forming Sentences

Capitalize: 17 Rules to Capitalization Capitalization Video Game: Statement, Command, Question or Exclamation Correct the Sentences Abbreviations: Worksheet (489) Page Views...

Nouns

Learn about Nouns: Brainpop – Nouns Video (01:59) (must be subscriber to watch) Nouns, proper nouns, plural nouns, and what they refer to. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Q&A WORKSHEETS: EZ School Noun Worksheet Sinular to Plural Noun Checker Worksheet Works Noun Worksheet generator QUIZ PLURAL NOUNS: Plural: Adding “s” or “es” Continue Reading...

Adjectives

Adjective Learn extensive details about adjectives.  Including Possessive adjective, Articles, Demonstrative Adjectives, Infinitive adjective. [tab name=”Intro”] What is an Adjective? Brainpop Video – Adjectives  (02:36) See how adjectives tell us more about nouns. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A Learn more Grammar Monster Read the above link and learn about Adjective. Read Grammar Monster link Continue Reading...

Pronouns

Pronouns [tab name=”Intro”] Introduction to Pronouns Learn about Pronouns http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/o/pronounsl.cfm Watch These Videos About Pronouns [/tab] [tab name=”Online Practice”] Interactive Learning http://www.softschools.com/language_arts/grammar/pronoun/balloon_game/  http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/pronouns/play/popup.shtml http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/sea_park/index_pre.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/en27pron-game-personal-pronouns-treasure-hunt Online Quiz Replace the Proper Noun with a Pronoun that fits http://jolisys.coolpage.biz/jounedix/Ejercices1.htm [/tab] [tab name=”Print Worksheet”] Worksheets EZ School Pronoun Worksheets Worksheet Works Pronoun Worksheet Generator [/tab] [end_tabset] (1116) Page Continue Reading...

Preposition

Prepositional Phrases  (02:15) Learn what a preposition is and how to identify prepositional phrases. Quiz | Activity | Time Line | Q&A EZ School Preposition Worksheets Worksheet Works Preposition Worksheets (496) Page Views...

Alphabetical Order

Crickweb – Click on the Alphabetical Order game (bottom) (1264) Page Views...

Compound Words

Compound Words   WORKSHEET: The Worksheet Place (526) Page Views...

Prefixes & Suffixes

[tab name=”Learn”] Brainpop Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes  (03:30) – video Reacquaint yourself with prefixes, suffixes, and root words! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A [/tab] [tab name=”Prefixes”] PREFIXES Prefix: Drag to the meaning Choose the correct Prefix Prefix: Make new words [/tab] [tab name=”Suffixes”] SUFFIXES Learning activity for the Suffix “ful” Learning activity for the Continue Reading...

Good, Well

Worksheet Works Good & Well Worksheet Generator LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (1251) Page Views...

Much, Many

Worksheet Works Much & Many Worksheet Generator LEARN  MORE ABOUT OTHER COMMON MISUSED WORDS (558) Page Views...

Negatives

Worksheet Works Negatives Worksheet Generator (693) Page Views...

Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs

Homonyms Words that are Homonyms or multiple meaning words share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings.  Examples of homonyms are demonstrated below. A bear (the animal) can bear (tolerate) very cold temperatures. The driver turned left (opposite of right) and left (departed from) the main road. In the spring (season), I watched a Continue Reading...

Synonyms

Brainpop Video – Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homonyms  (02:38) Some words sound alike and mean something different. Some words mean the same thing, but sound totally different. And some words sound nothing alike and mean the total opposite! Here’s how to keep these words straight! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Time Line | Q&A [toggle Title=”Practice Continue Reading...

Verb

[tab name=”Videos”] Verb Video     [/tab][tab name=”Games”]Verb Games       [/tab][tab name=”Recognizing Verbs”]Recognize verbs [/tab][tab name=”Quiz”]Verb Quiz– Click on a topic to start a quiz. [/tab][tab name=”Brainpop”] Brainpop Verbs and their Objects (02:06) – Video How to identify and use verbs, direct objects, and indirect objects. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment Continue Reading...

Parts of Speech

Learn about the eight parts of speech which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Worksheets, Lessons, Quizzes, Videos and more [tab name=”8 Parts of Speech”] The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Daily Grammar provides excellent definitions for the 8 parts of speech.  Continue Reading...

Adverbs

Brainpop Video – Adverbs  (03:52) These words can describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, nouns, and even whole sentences. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A [toggle Title=”Lesson- Videos”] Adverb Video Lesson– click play[/toggle]  WORKSHEET [toggle Title=”WorkSheets”] Worksheet Works Adverb Worksheet Generator [/toggle] (587) Page Views...

Phonics Review & Summary

Phoneme Patterns – word list of phoneme patterns DJ Cows Phonics Word Search – Choose a blend letters  & do the word search for the blend. REMEMBER – click on the first & final letter when you find a word in the word search   (593) Page Views...

Learning New Spelling Words

[toggle Title=”Help with Spelling Words”] Wordy Woods Spelling Lists – Make your own word list by clicking menu & save it for an interactive game Your Dictionary – use this online dictionary to look up new words, thesaurus & using words in a sentence Word Dynam – Make your own interactive word list & definitions Continue Reading...

Phonics: Sounding Out Words (Lesson 15)

[toggle Title=”Sounding out Words”] LEARNING HOW TO READ  Chunck the Word, Interactive Learning Game Dictation practice [/toggle] (1587) Page Views...

Phonics: R-Controlled Vowels (Lesson 14)

[toggle Title=”#”] When a vowel is followed by an r, it makes a special sound. These are called r-controlled vowels, or r-colored vowels. These phonemes are as follows: /ar/ sound as in car, guitar, Arthur /âr/ sound as in care, bear, mare, scare, aquarium /îr/ sound as in pier /ir/ sound as in turnip, spider, Continue Reading...

Phonics: Blends (Lesson 13)

[toggle Title=”Phonic Blends”]   When two or more letters appear together and you hear each sound that each consonant would normally make, the combination is called a blend. For instance, the word blend has two consonant blends: bl, for which you hear the sounds for both b and l, and nd, for which you hear Continue Reading...

Phonics: “nk” Digrah (Lesson 12)

[toggle Title=”nk Digrah”] “ink” Words DJ Cows Phonics Word Search – Choose a blend letters  & do the word search for the blend. REMEMBER – click on the first & final letter when you find a word in the word search [/toggle] Back to Lesson 12: “wh” Digraph Next Lesson 14:   (1512) Page Views...

Phonics: “wh” Digrah (Lesson 11)

[toggle Title=””wh” consonant blend”] The “Wh” sound & “Wh” words[/toggle]   Back to Lesson 10: “ch” Digraph Next Lesson 12: “nk” Digraph   (332) Page Views...

Phonics: “ch” Digraph (Lesson 10)

[toggle Title=”#”ch” Digraph”] The “Ch” sound & “Ch” words[/toggle] Back to Lesson 9: “sh” Digraph 9 Next Lesson 11: “wh” Digraph   (418) Page Views...

Phonics: “sh” digraph (Lesson 9)

[toggle Title=””sh” consonant blend”] The “Sh” sound & “Sh” words[/toggle] Back to Lesson 8: “th” digraph Next Lesson 10: “ch” digraph (1356) Page Views...

Phonics: “th” Digraph (Lesson 8)

[toggle Title=””th” consonant blend”] The “Th” sound & “Th” words [/toggle] Back to Lesson 7:  Ending Vowels Next Lesson 9: “sh” Digraph   (464) Page Views...

Phonics: Digraphs Introduction

[toggle Title=”The Digraphs”] Digraphs ch, which makes the /ch/ sound as in watch, chick, chimpanzee, and champion ck, which makes the /k/ sound as in chick ff, which makes the /f/ sound as in cliff gh, which makes the /g/ sound as in ghost and ghastly gn, which makes the /n/ sound as in gnome Continue Reading...

Phonics: Vowel Review, Quiz & Test

[toggle Title=”Summary of all the Vowels you learned”]Vowel Chants[/toggle] Back to Lesson 7: Vowel Endings   (494) Page Views...

Phonics: Ending Vowels (Lesson 7)

[toggle Title=”Ending Vowel Sounds”] ENDING VOWEL SOUNDS Long “e” sound & Long “o” sound, “LONELY VOWELS”  “y” as Long e vowel, picture hunt game “y” as long e vowel Story Time, “My Family” “y” as long e vowel video Matching Vowels Game [/toggle] Back to Lesson 6: Two Vowels (1354) Page Views...

Phonics: Two Vowels (Lesson 6)

[toggle Title=”Two Vowels”] Vowel Combinations: for teacher TWO VOWELS “ai”, “ea” & “oa” Two Vowels Interactive Game Sorting Two vowel words Two vowel Story Time, “Soap boat” Two vowel Video Variant Vowels [/toggle] Back to Lesson 5: Long Vowels (488) Page Views...

Phonics: Long Vowels (Lesson 5)

  [toggle Title=”Long Vowels”] Long Vowels– for teacher Long Vowels LONG “A” The Silent “e”, Makes the “a” sound into Long “A” Long “A” sound, Interactive Game Long “A” sound Story Time, “Jake’s Tale” LONG “E” The Long “E” sound in “ee” Words, Interactive Game The Long “E” sound in “ee” Story Time, “Pete’s Sheep” Continue Reading...

Phonics: Short Vowels (Lesson 4)

[toggle Title=”Summary of Short Vowels”] Short Vowels – for teacher Listen to the Short Vowel Sounds, click on picture [/toggle]   [toggle Title=”Short Vowel a”] Short a Sound “an” Words “at” Words Short “a” Story Time, “Zac the Rat” [/toggle] [toggle Title=”Short Vowel e”] Short e Sound “en” Words “et” Words Short “e” Story Time, Continue Reading...

Phonics: Learn the ABC’s & Identify Them (Lesson 1)

[toggle Title=”Learn your ABC’s”] The Alphabets – for teacher The Consonants – for teacher ABC Letters, Learn each letter of the Alphabets  The Alphabet Letters & the sound it makes  ABC Print Out’s [/toggle] [toggle Title=”Videos about the ABC’s”]Alphabet Movie, “Where did the order of the ABC’s come from?” Alphabet Movie, “Reading Letter’s Left to Continue Reading...

Greek / Latin Root Words: Vers, Vert= Turn

  [toggle Title=”Vers, Vert Word List”]   anniversary returning or recurring each year; annual. conversation a discussion that switches from one person to another; a discussion that “turns back & forth” convert to turn or to change (something) into a different form or properties; transmute; transform. diversify to make diverse, as in form or character; Continue Reading...

Spelling Lists

[tab name=”Practice Exercises”] Learning New Spelling Words: Students should have a new Spelling Word list of 20 words every week to study the spelling & definition. Exercises: Day 1: Use each Spelling Word in a Sentence (students are forced to look up each word they do not know in a dictionary & use it properly Continue Reading...

Test Your Vocabulary Skills

[toggle Title=”Vocabulary Quiz & Test”] That Quiz: Vocabulary Online Quiz Generator TESTS FOR OLDER STUDENTS & TEACHERS Test you english, Grammar Placement test Diagnostic Grammar Test Grammar Mastery Test Grammar Tests [/toggle] (433) Page Views...

Sight Words

Simple Sight Words (480) Page Views...

Phonics: Rules & Lessons

[toggle Title=”Lessons & Phonic Rules “] Phonics Lessons: Level 1 to high Phonics on the Web – This site contains several rules for spelling and phonics, the method of teaching elementary reading and spelling based on understanding parts of words. – for teacher Phonics Theory– for teacher Soft School: Phonics [/toggle] Lessons #1 Short (a) Continue Reading...

Blending Words

[toggle Title=”Interactive Learning Games”]Blending Bowl[/toggle] (570) Page Views...

Plural Nouns

Introduction to Plural Nouns with many examples of plural nouns with “s” ending, “es” ending, “ies” ending and some plural nouns that never change . You will find links, lessons, worksheets, interactive links, and videos to education your children about plural nouns [tab name=”Introduction”] Plural Noun -names more than one person, place or thing.   Continue Reading...

Rules of Capitalization

Rules of Capitalization; Links & Worksheets [tab name=”Rule of Capitalization”] RULES OF CAPTIALIZATION Always use CAPITAL LETTERS for… …the word “I” …the first word of every sentence …Title of a name …abbreviations & initial in a name …proper nouns such as… Cities, states, countries Lakes, rivers, oceans Names of people from particular countries Particular people Continue Reading...