Middle School Reading | Classroom Reviews

Ralphie, Always Loved

A children’s book for all people. Author: Andrea Yerramilli, www.andreayerramilli.com Illustrator: Samantha Van Riet, www.samvanriet.co.za Washable hard plastic cover Published by: About Something Good, LLC 203 Main Street, #102, Flemington, NJ 08822; www.aboutsomethinggood.com ==================================== Reviewed by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed., Reading Specialist Andrea Yerramilli definitely strikes gold with her first children’s book, Ralphie, Always Loved. If […]

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Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation […]

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Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if you understand all of the […]

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Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice […]

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The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many classroom teachers have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use a student’s own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

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CadenaSmith Enterprises – See-n-Read® Reading Tools

2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you to block […]

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Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses […]

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American Academy Christian-based Homeschool Academy, pre-K-High School

http://www.american-academy.com/ Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 ============ The variety of Christian-based homeschooling resources has grown exponentially over the last few years. Homeschooling support groups, online curricula, and subject-specific materials can be readily found. However, it has become more difficult to find traditional, comprehensive, Christian-based […]

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Bessie’s Pillow – A Young Immigrant’s Journey to America

Written by Linda Bress Silbert, Ph.D. Two Editions, in English and in Spanish Published by: Strong Learning Publications http://www.stronglearning.com/ 288 pages, $19.95 ISBN: 978-0895442017 ================== Review by Michael Leppert Bessie’s Pillow is the remarkable and touching story of a young Eastern European Jewish immigrant woman, who comes to the United States in the early 1900s […]

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Magnificent Monologues Series – Reading, Memorization & Public Speaking Aids

Available from Here is an enjoyable way for your students to develop 3 valuable skills from the world of acting! The Magnificent Monologues Series offers an enjoyable and unique way to improve your child’s reading, memorizing and public speaking all in one! It is like a Unit Study for communicating. Your students do not have […]

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