Schoolhouse Saturday Swag (a giveaway ending Sep 20)
This giveaway has ended. The winner is # 227 Kelly Hobin Gear!
In this week’s Schoolhouse Saturday Swag, we are bringing you this Language Arts Bundle, valued at nearly $200. This bundle contains Write Shop Primary A and B Teacher’s Guides and Activity Worksheet Packs, and Scott Foresman Reading Street Homeschool Package for grade 4.
Both of these products were reviewed by the Schoolhouse Review Crew, and they were both huge hits! You’ll find links to our reviews for both underneath each product’s description below.
This giveaway contest begins September 15 when this post goes live, and ends at 12:00am EST on September 20. To enter, use the Rafflecopter below.
WriteShop Primary Book A is recommended for students in kindergarten or first grade. The program accommodates pre-writers as well as beginning and developing writers. It teaches the skills of the writing process at the very simplest level through engaging activities, crafts, and picture books and creates an environment that promotes a joy of learning.
Since early lessons have the option to be entirely oral on the part of the child, there is no pressure, only the opportunity to talk about things that are familiar to him as he watches Mom write down his words. Slowly and gently, the child is asked to help with the actual writing, first in simple words, then through copywork. Extra challenges appear throughout each lesson to keep the interest of a more advanced child.
From Pearson Homeschool, Reading Street Homeschool Package – Grade 4 ($125 value)
This bundle includes a Student Edition Package, Teacher Resource DVD, Guide on the Side, ExamView Assessment Suite CD, and Parent Guide.
Student Edition Package
This 2-volume package features high-quality, authentic literature selections that emphasize comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills and offer opportunities for cross-textual reading in content areas. Weekly lessons focus on a Big Question that connects all reading, vocabulary, and writing to help your child reach a deeper level of understanding of the material. Teaching tips are embedded along the way under the Objectives icons on each lesson page to guide you and your child throughout the lessons.
Teacher Resource DVD
The Teacher Resource DVD includes all of the instruction materials you will need including:
- Teaching guides with lesson planners and scoring rubrics
- Printable activities and worksheets
- Vocabulary resources with weekly lesson alignment
- Practice books with daily games, quizzes, reading and writing exercises matched to each lesson
Guide on the Side
The Guide on the Side is an amazing handbook that supports effective literacy instruction. It provides a framework of routines and example activities that include mini-lessons, a writing workshop, and guidance for assessing and monitoring your child’s progress.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD
This easy-to-use Assessment Suite software allows you to create, customize, and print tests. It will allow you to analyze the test results and prescribes reteaching activities when needed.
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