Reading Curriculum and Intervention Guide
Do you struggle knowing which reading skills to teach your students? This Reading Skills Step Ladder will give teachers a quick and easy "at a glance" view of how students develop reading skills and help them identify gaps where students are missing essential skills.• If you need help knowing WHAT t...
Teaching Blends and Digraphs - Make Take & Teach
Seems like this week there’s been quite a few questions about blends and digraphs. Teachers have been asking and wanting to know what the difference is between a blend and a digraph, which to teach first and the best way to teach these skills. Well, with all these questions, that was motivation enough for me […]
The H Brothers activity is a fun way to introduce your students to digraphs. Remember, digraphs are two sounds coming together to make an entirely new single sound. Because this is sometimes a confusing concept for kids, multisensory props and gestures are crucial. Below are a few ideas to get you started: CH: wear a Continue Reading
Lyndsey Kuster — Recharge & Reignite Your Passion For Teaching
One big mistake I made my first year teaching was that I did not spend nearly enough time on sight word instruction. Phonics? Oh yes. Comprehension strategies? You betcha. Fluency? Of course. Close reads? Heck >
Susan Jones Teaching: Making Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES!
Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]
20 Perfect Anchor Charts for Teaching Phonics and Blends
We love these phonics charts and blends anchor charts from real classrooms. Your readers will master difficult subjects and build confidence!
Daily 5 Chapter 4 Book Study & a TON of freebies!
I start out the D5 by going over 3 ways to read a book. I will use the following digital anchor chart to explain this conce...