Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Second Time Around) + *NEW* FREE PRINTABLES

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Second Time Around) + *NEW* FREE PRINTABLES

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We’re using Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons differently the second time around.

My almost 5-year son has been hungry to learn and shows his readiness by what he’s retaining, so we’ve pulled the book out again.

Check out my *NEW* FREE PRINTABLES below!
(includes sticker chart, letter flashcards & word flashcards)

I was so nervous teaching my first child to read.

To me, reading is THE most crucial subject and I didn’t want to mess this up with my daughter. In my mind, to avoid a disaster meant seeking out a highy recommended book to teach reading. Based on my teaching style, I knew I needed a scripted teaching book to help me! So, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons became THE book that was recommended. Here is my detailed review when I used it with my first child.

Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Second Time Around) + FREE sticker chart, letter sound flashcards & word flashcards!

How We’re Using Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons:

My son has begun to start reading 1/2 a year earlier than when my daughter started. This has everything to do with where he’s at, his desire to learn and how naturally it’s coming to him. My son took to learning his uppercase and lowercase letters quite quickly, so now that he’s mastered that, I’ve decided to incorporate reading so I don’t hinder his progress.

What I’m doing differently this time with the book

SLOWER PACE

I’ve already decided that the pace we’re going to go at is much slower, and so far it’s working.

This book might be easy in the sense of the format (the layout, the review, the script, how soon your child will read, etc.), but it’s not necessarily easy for the one who’s learning to read.

My desire is for my kids to read AND like it!

That’s said, we’re not doing a lesson a day. In fact, we’re doing a lesson a day sometimes, and mostly doing a lesson over two days. I’m trusting that this will help build confidence and an enjoyment to read my son.

LOTS OF REVIEW

At such a young age, the ability to sit down for more than the 20 minutes as suggested by the book, is just too much for a wiggler.

We write letters on the blackboard and whiteboard, review letter sounds and words using flashcards (see my free printable below), and we talk about letter sounds as we go about our day. I’ll find that my son just starts recognizing the letter sounds by looking at a word and will begin to sound them out loud. I love this because it becomes the connection between learning and living! When this happens, I’m reminded of what amazing benefits to homeschooling there are.

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Since we bought a used and older copy of Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons, it didn’t seem to have what I needed. So I created what I needed and I’m offering it FREE for you below when you sign-up to be on my email list. These printables are new and updated since my printables offered here.

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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

(includes: sticker chart, letter sound flashcards & word flashcards)

Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Second Time Around) + FREE sticker chart, letter sound flashcards & word flashcards!

Have you taught your child to read successfully using the book Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons?

If so, what were your strategies? If you’re new to using the book, was this helpful? Please share with me in the comments below.

Let's join together in faith, praying and declaring God's Word! See you in the challenge:)

Anchored in Jesus,
Melanie

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