Can anyone refer me a good home school program for reading?

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Can anyone refer me a good home school program for reading?

Postby lillian » Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:52 pm

I am searching for the Good home school program. For Math, I found the Saxon Math.

But for Language English reading, writing program, I have no idea, Can anyone refer me a Good home School English reading, writing?

Thanks so much!

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Postby mark_egp » Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:59 pm

Begin with simple reading and counting when they are very young, add a little each year as the child grows, and they will simply thrive. Read to your children regularly. As they pick up an interest in the letters and words, you can start a specific reading curriculum. We use Sing, Spell, Read, and Write. Go here for more details:

For language arts beyond this, we've used Learning Language Arts Through Literature. More details here:
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Postby retromom » Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:10 pm

Try the old D and Jane books from the 1940's, 50's, or 60's. My son has aspergers syndrom and he was bored with any reading material I put in front of him, except D and Jane books. He's barely at a 3 letter word reading level and he went right to reading D an Jane. You can find them in the library or ebay.

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Postby Lily » Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:31 am

We use Writing Strands for Language Arts, with trouble spots worked on in Critical Thinking Co. workbooks. WS is an inclusive program, so they learn spelling, grammar, etc. as they write. Sometimes it works wonderfully, other times (like tricky punctuation rules), we resort to a little extra practice in a workbook.

For reading we use library books.
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Postby momo3boys » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:32 pm

I have a friend that really likes alphabet island. if your child likes stories and remembers things better when there is a story with it, you might want to check it out.
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depends on the age of the child but:

Postby roma » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:52 am

1. for early readers I like "Ring Around the Phonics". you can purchase it on line, but if you go to , and go to their contact page you can order the whole program at a discount. Books and everything is included.

2. For spelling I like Sequential Spelling.

3. If your math program is working stay with it. But I like "Mathew See"

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Postby DanielEdwards » Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:02 am

I am also searching for the home school for the mathematics and physics.if you have any idea please let me know.

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I would like that as well.

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Postby alanae » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:07 pm

I'm using Phonics Pathways with my 4yr old son and having GREAT success! It teaches the basics of phonics and decoding as well as the rules of the English language. The benefit is he is also learning to write and spell as we go through the program.

For Math I like Alpha Omega Horizons. It's a spiral curriculum that my son finds fun and interesting.

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