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About that “Cambridge Letter”
November 3, 2011 Articles
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My Story
January 6, 2011 Articles
I like to say I came into education through the back door. As a teacher, I always felt like I had missed something. That’s because my bachelor’s degree was in nursing, not education. Following gra Read More
R-Controlled Syllables
October 30, 2011 Articles
Now we have just one syllable type left on the poster, the r-controlled syllable. This pattern has one or more vowels, followed by r. This syllable pattern is also not very common. You might call lett Read More
Review By Generational Womanhood
November 11, 2012 Articles
My alphabet placemat was reviewed by Jill Farris on her blog, Generational Womanhood. Check it out at Permalink: http://generationalwomanhood.org/2012/10/31/cardinal-concepts-learning-placemat-my-re Read More
The Consonant-le Syllable Pattern
August 10, 2011 Articles
Once the closed, open, and magic e syllables have been mastered, a reader is ready to tackle the remaining three patterns. These patterns occur much less frequently in our language, but two of them ha Read More
Vowel Team Syllables
October 14, 2011 Articles
A vowel team syllable usually has two vowels working together to make the vowel sound for a syllable. There are some teams that include consonants too, such as igh, eigh, and ough. Although this sylla Read More
Wonderful Magic E
February 27, 2011 Articles
The second pattern on the Six Syllable Types poster is Magic E (upper middle graphic). Notice that letter e is holding a magic wand and wearing a magic hat. You can have a lot of fun teaching magic e, Read More