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Guest Article: The Missing Ingredient in Reading Instruction


by Sheila Carroll
Guest Contributor


What if there was one simple thing you could do to ensure your child would read well and enjoy reading?

What if that thing didn’t cost a penny?

Would you be interested?

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Building Vocabulary

Much like spelling and grammar, the best way to teach vocabulary words to your children is by reading, Reading, READING!  Do NOT spend money or waste your time on any sort of vocabulary building curriculum.

For me, the following two tips have been the secret in our homeschooling to vocabulary building.  People frequently commented throughout my children’s years growing up about what large vocabularies they all had.  And still do.

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