Teach Phonemic Awareness in 5 Minutes a dayWritten by Sacha of home-school-reading.com
Phonemic Awareness, or Phonic Ears, are child’s ability to actually hear sounds in a word. This is first step in learning to read. Much of new research says that teaching children this skill can really help child learn to read!
Let’s start growing those ears
Phonic ears is ability to hear and manipulate sounds in words. Phonemic awareness is not phonics and it does not involve reading any words. This means that a three year old can learn to grow their phonic ears, just as easily as a six year old!
How to teach Phonemic Awareness Skills 1) Blending: What word am I trying to say? SsssssAaaaaaNnnnnnDdddd. 2) Segmentation (first sound only): What is first sound in Run? 3) Segmentation (last sound only): What is last sound in Sit? 4) Say it Fast (complete): Say sounds for word H . . . O . . . P. . . (Pause between each sound.) 5) Say letters, sound at a time: The letter “M” is eee . . . mmm. The letter “S” is eee . . . sss.
How to grow those phonic ears in Five Minutes a day
Why Become a Truck Driver?Written by Joe Regan
There are a great number of good reasons for someone to become a truck driver. First and foremost among those reasons would be great pay. Did you realize that most truckers, their first year out on road, earn an average of $35,000 a year? And, that after just a few years out, those same truckers are making an average of $45,000-$50,000 annually? And finally, veteran drivers who own their own trucks make average salaries that are over $100,000 a year. What other profession can you get into, where pay is that good?
One other great reason to get into trucking…….. is chance to see some of this great country of ours. How many states have you been to? Are you one of those people who haven’t been to very many places? Well, get into trucking and you will have opportunity to explore America. See why most people consider this to be not only greatest country in world, but also most beautiful one as well. What other country has sights like The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park, Great Smoky Mountains, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, New England in fall, and so much more? Want to explore America? Become a trucker.
One other great thing about being a trucker is camaraderie that you feel with your fellow truckers. It’s a special bond, much like bond that people who are in military feel. You and your fellow truckers know that you are doing a job that is vital, Vital for country. For without trucking, we would be in a heap of trouble. Do you have any idea how many products that you use, that are delivered by truck? The percentage of products delivered by truck is around 78%. So think about something that you use (car; food; pharmaceuticals; etc.) and there’s a really good chance that it got to you, by truck.