(2 Days/Week) Building a Strong Reading Foundation: 1st Grade Phonics and More!
Karri Cain, B.S. Math, M.A. Elem. Ed.
In this ongoing class, we will meet twice per week to build strong skills in phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word fluency. (ASD/Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and ESL friendly.)
US Grade 1 - 2
Beginner - Intermediate Level
Becoming a fluent reader requires a firm foundation in beginning reading skills such as phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word recognition. In this ongoing class, we will build strong skills in each of these areas. We will begin each class practicing phonemic awareness while segmenting (breaking apart) words into individual sounds, blending (putting together) individual sounds to make words, and substituting sounds within words. Visual representations, such as finger taps, blocks, and...
I have an M.A. in Elementary Education, a current teaching license, and an Endorsement to teach Linguistically Diverse Learners (ESL). I have also had the READ Act training required for primary teachers. I have 20 years of experience teaching, with 9 of those years in a 1st grade classroom.
1 file available upon enrollmentThe following is a list of materials that will be used regularly throughout the course (although we will not use all of these materials every day). I will update the classroom page with any new materials that may be needed each week. Please be sure to check the classroom page weekly for updates. Please bring the following to each class: - dry erase surface (that you can hold up) - dry erase marker and eraser - copy of the Elkonin boxes (printable made available when you enroll) - 3 small objects to use as counters (pennies, erasers, magnets, milk jug lids, etc.)
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Meet the teacher
Hello, my name is Karri Cain, and I am excited to be your Outschool teacher! I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Math, and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. I currently hold an active Colorado Teaching License with Endorsements in Elementary...
$24weekly ($12 per class)
2x per week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(12)
Completed by 99 learners
Live video meetings
2-6 learners per class