Patsy Capps and Marcia Delany are retired educators, each with over 30 plus years of experience. They are highly experienced speakers and school consultants and have co-authored and implemented a reading and writing program for elementary and middle school students. For over 15 years they have been busy training teachers and principals, grades Prek-12, in effective strategies for proficient reading and writing. Patsy has a doctorate’s degree in Educational Administration from Southeastern University, a Master’s degree in Reading Education from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Winthrop University. She has served as a District Language Arts Coordinator, ESOL district coordinator, school administrator, school reading consultant, Instructional Intervention teacher, classroom teacher for grades K-12, and Title I reading and math teacher. Marcia has a Doctor of Philosophy, an Education Specialist Degree, and a Masters Degree in Reading Education from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Art and English from the University of California at Davis. She has served as a State Department of Education Reading Program Specialist, Title I reading teacher in grades 1-12, school and school system reading coordinator, and school system parent involvement coordinator. She is the author of Fluency Strategies for Struggling Readers, Grades 1-3, Scholastic, 2006. Marcia and Patsy have spent their teaching careers teaching children in grades Prek-12 how to read and write. They have actually taught beginning readers and know what skills and materials are needed to help children just beginning to learn to read as well as those who are struggling. They have also helped principals and teachers plan programs for more advanced readers. With the arrival of grandchildren, they became very involved in their literacy education. They read all types of books to them and had fun teaching them how to read and write. These experiences, combined with their love of writing and with their knowledge of children’s needs, were the impetus for writing children’s books and for beginning the website. Patsy and her husband, Garn, live in North Augusta, South Carolina. They have a grown son and daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. Marcia and her husband, Jack, live in Washington, Georgia. They have two grown daughters and two wonderful grandchildren.Présentation de l'éditeur :
Sight words are words children need to learn to recognize instantly on sight without sounding them out and are the most frequently used words in a text. If you want to give your child practice reading sight words in a simple story that is fun to read, this beginning reader is the book for you! It contains 100% sight words and simple nouns to give your child a successful reading experience without becoming frustrated! The story describes a familiar activity through repetitive text and the colorful illustrations will hold your child’s attention. This practice will help your child become more fluent as your child learns to read sight words in text with ease. This book is written by two award-winning reading specialists with over 50 years of combined experience teaching children to read.
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