Tip #5: Don’t Overlook Reading Difficulties

Although I taught reading basics to each of my children in kindergarten, they each learned to read at different ages. My first child didn’t really read well until she was in 3rd grade, but became my most avid reader. I remember being relieved when I saw that once she began reading, she loved it. It’s…

Day 3: Reading Homeschooling Tip ~ Link Words to Pictures

When children learn to read they link words with the pictures in their minds. The more that you can assist this attachment of word to image, the easier it will be for your young readers to understand the words that they are reading. Phonics and phonemes are necessary for decoding and learning to read, but…