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Learning Sight Words with Books and Songs

Learning Sight Words with Books and Songs Another authentic way to practice learning sight words at home is through reading books and singing songs.  This provides ways that children can learn the words both in context and through high repetition. Sight Word Books Bob Books are a popular kindergarten series that promotes early literacy and practice for sight words.  They have hard copies as

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As Cool as a Cucumber – Figurative Language

Adults use figurative language when they speak everyday.  Children however, may not understand that it’s “raining cats and dogs” or if they are “under the weather.”  Figurative language is when an author or speaker uses language in an exaggerated manner and uses words in a way that deviates from the original definition.  Examples of figurative language include use of metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, personification, paradox,

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