Is it Then or Than?: Honing Your Homophones

Is it it's or its? Then or than? What about your or you're? These are homophones -- words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings. They are commonly mixed up among students, and unfortunately, adults, as well. ALL. THE. TIME. In no particular oder, these are seven of some of the most commonly … Continue reading Is it Then or Than?: Honing Your Homophones

Winter Words from A to Z

In the last couple of weeks, we've gotten a bit of snow. The temperatures this past week have dropped, often showing "feels like" temps in the negative digits. Winter has most certainly arrived. And with this season comes another list of A to Z words. This post is focused on a compilation of winter words … Continue reading Winter Words from A to Z

Is Your Alphabet Chart Faulty?

As my toddler began singing the alphabet song around the house, and showing an interest in the sounds the letters make, I decided it was high time to get an alphabet chart poster for the playroom. One would think that finding such an alphabet chart would be a piece of cake. Not so. Most alphabet … Continue reading Is Your Alphabet Chart Faulty?

Fall Words from A to Z

This weekend my family and I went apple picking. The season has officially started, although here in New England it felt a bit more like summer than fall with an orchard temp of close to 80 (!). Nevertheless, fall is my favorite season, as sweater weather will soon be upon us. This post is focused … Continue reading Fall Words from A to Z