The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

Phonics symbols with a little girl and boy.

August 31, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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Homeschool Curriculum Guide for Phonics

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Phonics Homeschool Curriculum Guide.  Teaching letter sounds is an important part of reading, but sometimes it is a challenge to cover ALL letter sounds and phonics rules. Evan-Moor has several resources to teach phonics in … Continue reading

February 22, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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3 Keys for Teaching Young Children to Read: Homeschool Ideas and Resources for PreK-3rd Grade

When we teach young children to read, we often start to think of teaching letters and letter sounds. While that is a fine place to start, what do you teach next? Teaching reading can be fun for both us and … Continue reading

May 27, 2015
by jessicaonkenevanmoor
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One Teacher’s Story: Using Daily Phonics for Assessment

In my first-grade classroom, I use a variety of Evan-Moor daily practice titles for quick lessons and easy assessments. While I don’t always use the lessons sequentially, I’ve found that these titles are valuable to help students practice a skill … Continue reading