All About Reading and All About Spelling

Bob Books, by Bobby Lynn Maslen [book] (a series of books designed to teach reading skills acquisition)

Learn Well English and Literacy Titles (Years 1-13) NCHENZ members receive additional 10% off total order, input code NCHENZ10OFF when you order online

List of books for reading at various levels and ages (a living document and resource compiled by home schooling mum Sam Grant)

Excellence in Writing (extensive writing curriculum, some Christian based content)

Fun English Games for Kids: Free teaching resources online

Hand writing without tears: A complete hand writing curriculum for all children

IXL English (online English programme) Support NCHENZ by signing up to IXL via our link – receive 20% off your first month or year and NCHENZ receives a small commission

Oxford Owl: Help your child’s reading (free website by Oxford University Press for ages 3-11yrs)

Pen pal exchange (international, organised by a homeschooling blogger)

Phonics Hero (reading and spelling using the phonics method)

Progeny Press Study Guides for Literature (Christian perspective)

Reading Eggs (online literacy programme) NCHENZ has a special subscription rate, see the Members Area

Read Write Think: International Reading Association (free materials)

S:iiiL (a family owned and operated education provider based in Dunedin, creative writing taught online)

SpellingCity (game-based learning tool for vocabulary, spelling, writing and language arts, some free content)

StepsWeb (NZ company; online literacy program which adapts to each learner and practises all the core skills needed for reading and spelling)

Studyladder: English (web based program covering 10+ subjects) – NCHENZ has a special subscription offer, see the Members Area

Reading 1

Sunshine Online (NZ digital literacy and early numeracy program for children aged approx 5-10yrs, NZ homeschoolers can apply for a grant to access via Pye Foundation)

Starfall (free phonics programme)

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons, by Siegfried Englemann, Phyllis Haddox and Elaine Bruner [book]

The Brave Writer Program (online language arts and writing courses for home educators)

The Homeschool Kit Co (literacy-oriented kits for hire)

The Three R’s: Reading, writing, and arithmetic, by Ruth Beechick [book]

Wai Ako (online Te Reo Maori resource for primary aged children) – email to ask about a discount for homeschoolers

Wild Side Publishing: Real Stories, Real Hope (10% discount for NCHENZ members, email for a catalogue)

Wordsmith Creative Writing Series