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Reading is a valuable and critical skill that students need to develop. As teachers, we are always in need of fresh ideas and tips to help our kiddos soar to new reading heights. Explore this section to get started.
Math Quests: Choose Your Own Thrilling Math Adventure!
If you looking for a way to engage your students, practice technology skills, review important math concepts, and increase their reading fluency and comprehension, then this resource is the one for you! It is a mix of “create your own adventure” and “math quest” in one!
One Way to Help Struggling Readers
This last school year my daughter was a struggling reader. As I asked what I could do to help her, the teacher repeatedly told me
6 Ways to Teach Reading Strategies by Reading a Good Book
Teaching through distance learning right now can be challenging! We want to engage our students while making sure they are still learning and practicing reading
Creating a Passion for Reading During Science
If you were to do a google search on instilling the love for reading, you would get back about 12 million hits! That’s incredible. Yet,
Helping Students Comprehend Poetry
I love poetry. It can be inviting to read, fun to write, and well…interesting to teach. It can especially be a challenge to students who
4 Tips to Motivate Reluctant Readers
The best way to improve reading skills is by doing just that…reading. However, what can we do for children who are resistant to reading? How
10 Engaging Ways to Create Timelines
Teaching about timelines is a skill that crosses into language arts, science, and social studies, at the very least. It is often found as a
Creating Readers with Reading Rally
Each year for reading month, I like to make sure I have lots of activities going on to emphasize just how important reading is. Some
Creating Reading Stars
During reading month, we created reading stars. This was a school-wide activity called Reading Star that the students looked forward to every year. It encouraged
5 Tips to Giving a GREAT Read Aloud
If you have been around a while here at my blog, then you know that I love picture books and using them as mentor texts!
Increase Students’ Vocabulary
I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that vocabulary is extremely important in every classroom, regardless of what grade level or content you teach.
Teaching Expression in Fluency
Recently I posted 8 Ideas to Build Fluency, but there is so much more to fluency than just reading at a good pace and accurately.
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