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The Soft C Rule

The Soft C Rule is an easy way to determine when the letter c in a word is pronounced as a “soft” c using the /s/ sound. Mastering this useful rule makes words that have a c easier to spell…

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Resources for Teaching at Home

In this post, you’ll find dozens of free resources for learning at home!

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Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees - from All About Learning Press

Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees

Discover how to use Word Trees to help your child become familiar with Latin roots.

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“Swatting Phonograms” – A Fun Phonogram Activity

Phonograms are the building blocks of our language. Practice phonograms and have fun with this hands-on activity!

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20 Activities for Kinesthetic Learning

Many people assume that if their child isn’t a kinesthetic learner, kinesthetic activities are unnecessary. But this just isn’t the case…

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Spelling Rules for Making Words Plural

Ready to demystify the spelling rules for making words plural? Our video and printable poster put these rules at your fingertips!

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10 Salt Trays for Fun Writing Practice

Are you ready to make it FUN for your child to practice letter formation, phonograms, and spelling words?

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A Handy Guide to Short Vowel Sounds

Intimidated by the idea of teaching short vowel sounds? Our handy guide will help.

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How to Handle Tears and Frustration in Your Homeschool

If daily lessons make your child want to throw her pencil across the room, we hope these tips will help.

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A Handy Guide to Long Vowel Sounds

Intimidated by the idea of teaching long vowel sounds? Our handy guide will help.

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4 Spelling Strategies You Won’t Want to Miss

Explore the four most important spelling strategies: phonetic, rule-based, visual, and morphemic.

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How to Handle Spelling Rule Breakers

Rule breakers are words that do not follow reliable spelling rules. Find out how we handle these words in the All About Spelling program.

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