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The Parts of Speech Poem

There are eight parts of speech in the English language: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection. Here’s an old children’s rhyme about the eight parts of speech:

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Reading Comprehension Worksheet: One Ocean and Four — or Five — Basins

The ocean is the lifeblood of Earth, covering more than 70 percent of the planet’s surface, driving weather, regulating temperature, and ultimately supporting all living organisms by producing 70 percent of our planet's oxygen...

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The Rabbit Rule

The “Rabbit Rule” is a commonly taught spelling rule that addresses the double consonant in words like “rabbit” and “parrot”.

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Free Teaching Resources and Worksheets, K-12

Free teaching resources for classroom teachers and homeschool families: worksheets, videos and articles.

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Spelling Rule: -tch or -ch?

When you hear the /ch/ sound at the end of a syllable AND it is immediately preceded by a short vowel (e.g. catch), it is spelled -tch.

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Long E Sound: ee or ea?

The long e is spelled either with ee, like in see, meet, and seed, or ea, like in seam, team, and bead.

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What Are VCCV Words?

VCCV words are two-syllable words with the pattern vowel-consonant-consonant-vowel in the middle of the words. The words breaks into two syllables after the first consonant.

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Four Spelling Games to Improve Your Children’s Spelling

Do your children complain about having to learn spelling words, when they can easily just use a spelling checker and auto-correct? Even with modern technology in a digital world, spelling is still an essential skill for children to learn. Bring learning spelling to life with these four spelling games.

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Balance Exercises: Improve Balance and Motor Integration

This page contains Balance exercises 1-3, which help to improve balance and motor integration.

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Beanbags Exercises: Improve Fine Motor Skills and More

This page contains Beanbags exercises 1-4, which help to develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination and motor integration.

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Spelling Rule: -k or -ck?

This spelling rule applies to the END of words and is only reliable with single-syllable words.

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Beginning Consonant Blends

A consonant blend is when consonants are blended together, but each sound may be heard in the blend.

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