Unique ways to practice spelling words

Are you banging your head against the wall because you and your child are so bored of just writing out a list of spelling words over and over again? Mindless repetition obviously does not work. There are many simple ways you can help your child succeed with spelling. Make a chant or a rhyme for…

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It’s Back to School Time!!!

New backpacks, shoes, colored pencils, and notebooks. Those are just a few of the things that come with the back to school season. For some children, the start of a new school year is pure excitement. Finding out who their new teacher is and which of their friends will be in their class is enough…

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A Very Merry Christmas Time

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! – Buddy the Elf Christmas!  The very word holds so much meaning for so many people.  Christmas time is full of  memories, hot chocolate, carolers, family, movies, and cozy socks.  It is the time of year that children, and some adults,…

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I’m so Glad that I Live in a World Where There are Octobers

Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. – Emily Bronte There is just something about brisk Fall air, pumpkins, apple cider, and the smell of a warm cinnamon candle burning in a warm clean kitchen that gives me the coziest feeling ever.  Not to mention that I am always cold so…

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The Puppy Place: Goldie Book Discussion

Book discussions are a great way to get readers thinking about what they are reading.  Reading can certainly be for enjoyment, but it is also a tool to help us become better people.  While comprehension tests are a quick way to see if the reader can pick up random facts from what they read, TALKING…

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Fish Unit Study

a fishy tale

A Fishy Tale Unit Study Are you a parent or teacher looking to engage your child in fun learning activities? We have all been there, we get frustrated and want to throw in the towel. What if you could breathe new life into your family or classroom’s day? Here at Reading Escapades we have been…

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Vegetable Unit Study

Vegetables sample

Vegetable Unit Study Are you a parent or teacher looking to engage your child in fun learning activities? We have all been there, we get frustrated and want to throw in the towel. What if you could breathe new life into your family or classroom’s day? Here at Reading Escapades we have been educating students…

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Amelia Earhart Unit Study

Amelia Earhart Are you a parent or teacher looking to engage your child in fun learning activities? We have all been there, we get frustrated and want to throw in the towel. What if you could breathe new life into your family’s day? Here at Reading Escapades we have been homeschooling for eighteen years and…

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Memorial Day Thematic Unit

  Get this unit lesson HERE. This unit is to honor and celebrate those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.  If you are a veteran or active member, we thank you for your service, and honor those of your friends who are not here to read this.    We wanted to teach children about this…

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