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Lindsay Aaron
Re: letter sites
Tue Jul 16, 2013 14:42

Lexia sounds like a great program for the upper grades. I find myself becoming bored with Words Their Way! What is your thoughts?

  • letter sites - Heather Fisher, Tue Jul 16 11:02
    I used a couple of these sites in first grade when teaching phonics. I really like the construct a word because it uses word chunks and I taught alot of work chunks. In fourth grade, my PRT does word ... more
    • School programs - Cindi bradshaw, Tue Jul 16 14:45
      Heather, At our school this year we used a program called Reading Plus. Like your school some of the students made progress, but others were not able to progress and it created a lot of frustration.... more
      • Frustration and a bit of a rant... - lohrmk, Tue Jul 16 16:32
        In my opinion, this is one of those negative side-effects of high-stakes testing. So often we are handed a program that is "teacher proof" and told that we have to "teach" the program even though it... more
    • Re: letter sites - Lindsay Aaron, Tue Jul 16 14:42
      • RE: Lindsay - Heather Fisher, Wed Jul 17 10:45
        I like words their way, I think you just have to mix it up and play some games with it to keep them interested. Here are some activities I found that they can play with their sorts.... more
        • RE: Lindsay - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 17 17:07
          Thank you so much!I will check them out!
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