Mastering Sight Words: Strategies for Teaching High Frequency Words

Mastering Sight Words: Strategies for Teaching High Frequency Words

You might be wondering, “What’s the big deal about why children need to master sight words” Well, they hold the key to reading fluency and understanding what you read.  Imagine this: your child is reading a book, and suddenly she comes across a bunch of words she’s never seen before. It’s like stumbling upon a…

A Guide to Understanding Sight Words vs. Phonics

A Guide to Understanding Sight Words vs. Phonics

As homeschooling parents, you are often confronted with questions about the best approaches to help your children become proficient readers. Should you focus on sight words, those frequently encountered words that are instantly recognized? Or should we prioritize phonics instruction, which equips children with the decoding skills needed to tackle any word? Phonics Instruction: Unlocking…